Boxing Day Curry - Curry On Cooking

Boxing Day Curry


December 1, 2020

Using leftovers to make a curry on Boxing Day has become a must have tradition across the UK. Any cooked meat or leftover vegetables can be added to the curry sauce to create a delicious, fragrant curry.

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins


400 g cooked turkey cubed/ shredded

1 clove finely chopped

1 medium onion finely chopped

1 inch ginger finely chopped

1 can chopped tomatoes

1 tsp mustard seeds

1 tsp cumin seeds

1 tsp turmeric

1/2 tsp black ground pepper

1 tsp salt

1 tsp ground cumin

1 tsp garam masala

1 tsp ground coriander

2 tbsp dried methi fenugreek (optional)

50 ml double cream

3 chopped chillies (optional

Chopped fresh coriander to garnish (optional)


1In a large saucepan heat the oil to a medium heat; once hot, add the cumin and mustard seeds cook until they start to pop and turn a golden colour

2Add the onion and garlic cook for about 10 minutes or until golden brown

3Add the fresh ginger, along with the tinned tomatoes. Mix and cook for a couple of minutes

4Next stir in the spices, turmeric, salt, garam masala, black pepper, ground coriander, ground cumin and fresh chillies. Cook for 1 minute. Turn the heat down to low, stirring occasionally; cover and cook for about 8-10 minutes or until the sauce is rich and thick

5Add the fenugreek leaves, stir in the turkey, Cook for 5 minutes, or until the turkey is piping hot. Add the cream

6Check seasoning. Garnish with coriander and serve with rice and plain yoghurt.

Any Curry On Cooking spice kit can be used to replace the spices.


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