Boxing Day Turkey Curry Recipe

Delicious Boxing Day Turkey Curry Recipe

Sunday 24th Dec 2023 |

With Christmas right around the corner, we are all planning our festive menu including the Boxing Day leftovers!

This super easy Cornish clotted cream turkey curry is the perfect recipe to impress your family whilst using all the leftover turkey.

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Rodda’s Cornish clotted cream boxing day turkey curry


  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2 white onions roughly chopped
  • 1 tablespoon of ginger paste
  • 2 -3 garlic cloves
  • 1 tin of chopped tomatoes
  • 500g leftover cooked turkey, shredded
  • 113g Rodda’s Cornish clotted cream
  • 1 ½ tablespoons brown sugar
  • Salt, to taste
  • Spices:
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 4 cardamom pods
  • (chopped chillies if you like it spicy!)
  • Fresh coriander


– Heat the oil in a large saucepan over a media heat.

– Add the chopped onion and cook for ten minutes until the edges start to turn brown.

– Measure all the spices and place in a small bowl. Stir to combine.

– Once the onions have browned add the ginger, garlic (chopped chillies if using) and spices to the pan and cook for 1 minute until fragrant.

– Add the tin of tomatoes, sugar and a cup of water to the pan. Stir to combine, the onion and spice mix.

– Partially cover the pan and simmer for 15 minutes.

– Transfer the curry mix to a blender (or take off the heat and use a stick blender) and blend on high until smooth.

– Return the curry to the pot and slowly stir through the Rodda’s clotted cream.

– Garnish with chopped coriander and serve with rice and naan.