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Turkey Kurma

 Published 2018-Jan-08   Updated 2018-Jan-14

- Submitted by Dahlia

(Vaankozhi Kurma, White Turkey Curry, Vankozhi Korma)

Recipe for Turkey Kurma

Preparation Time : 15 minutes
Cooking Time : 40 minutes
Serves : 4

Ingredients

  • Turkey - 500 gms (about 1 lb, cut into pieces)
  • Onion - 2 (chopped)
  • Tomato - 1 (optional)
  • Curd - 1/2 cup
  • Bay leaf - 1
  • Cloves - 2
  • Cinnamon stick- 1
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • Salt - to taste
  • Garam Masala - 1/2 tsp
  • Curry Leaves - 1 sprig
  • Coriander Leaves - for garnish

For Kurma Masala

  • Grated Coconut - 1 cup
  • Poppy Seeds (Kuskus) - 2 tsp
  • Cashews - 5 - 7
  • Roasted Gram (Pottukadalai, Dalia) - 1 tbsp
  • Green chilies - 10 - 14
  • Fennel seeds - 2 tsp
  • Coriander Powder - 2 tsp
  • Cardamom - 2 cloves
  • Ginger - 1" piece
  • Garlic cloves - 10 cloves

Method

  1. Grind together graed coconut, poppy seeds, cashews, green chillies, fennel seeds, cardamom, coriander powder, ginger, garlic and roasted gram dal with enough water to a smooth paste. Keep it aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add the bay leaf, cloves and cinnamon stick.
  3. Add chopped onions and fry them till they are translucent.
  4. Add the turkey pieces and saute for about 5 minutes.
  5. Add chopped tomato, curd and salt to it. Mix everything together.
  6. Add about 1-2 cups of water. Pressure cook for 3 whistles. Let the pressure go down by itself.
  7. Switch on the flame again after opening the cooker. Add the ground paste. At this stage add the garam masala powder and curry leaves. Check for salt and let the kurma simmer for 5 minutes.
  8. Garnish with chopped cilantro. Turkey kurma is ready to be served.

Serving Turkey Kurma

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