Low FODMAP Recipe - Sri Lankan turkey curry-  Gluten free recipe

Ingredients


For the Sri Lankan turkey curry

2 tbsp vegetable oil

15cm/6in cinnamon stick, broken into smaller pieces

10 cardamom pods, bruised

10 cloves

25g/1oz fresh root ginger, peeled, finely grated

2 tbsp roasted Sri Lankan curry powder (see above)

1 tsp Kashmiri chili powder

1 tsp ground turmeric

200g/7oz canned chopped tomatoes

20 fresh curry leaves

4 x 4cm/1½in pieces pandan leaf (available from some Asian grocers)

1 fat lemongrass stalk, tough outer leaves removed, cut in half, lightly bruised with the edge of a knife

1 tsp salt, or to taste

400ml/14fl oz lactose free cream

750g-800g/1lb 10½oz-1lb 12¼oz cold cooked turkey, cut into small pieces

1 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice

salt and freshly ground black pepper

steamed rice, to serve


Method


For the roasted Sri Lankan curry powder, heat a heavy-based frying pan over a medium heat. Add the uncooked rice and cook for 2-3 minutes, shaking the pan regularly, until the rice is toasted and pale golden-brown.

Transfer the toasted rice to a large mortar or spice grinder and set aside to cool.

Repeat the dry-frying process with the spices, then tip into a bowl and set aside to cool. Repeat the dry-frying process with the dried chilies, then tip into a bowl and set aside to cool.

When the toasted rice, spices and chilies have cooled, grind them to a fine powder (do this in batches if necessary).

Store the roasted Sri Lankan curry powder in an airtight jar for up to three months.

For the Sri Lankan turkey curry, heat the oil in a large, heavy-based frying pan. Add the cinnamon stick, cardamom pods and cloves and fry for 15-20 seconds, or until fragrant.

Add the ginger, stir well to combine, and fry for a further 2-3 minutes.

Stir in two tablespoons of the roasted curry powder, the chili powder and ground turmeric and fry for a further minute.

Add the chopped tomatoes, curry leaves, pieces of pandan leaf, lemongrass stalk, cayenne chilies and salt.

Cover the pan with a lid and bring the mixture to a gentle simmer over a low to medium heat.

Continue to simmer for 20-25 minutes, or until the curry sauce has thickened.

Add the lactose free cream and cooked turkey, then re-cover the pan with the lid, return the mixture to a simmer and continue to simmer for a further 4-5 minutes, or until the turkey has heated through.

Stir in the lime juice and remove the pan from the heat. Serve with steamed rice.


Recipe adapted from: Good Food



For the roasted Sri Lankan curry powder

1 tbsp uncooked long grain or basmati rice

50g/2oz coriander seeds

25g/1oz cumin seeds

7.5cm/3in piece cinnamon stick

1½ tsp fenugreek seeds

½ tsp cloves

½ tsp cardamom seeds

(from about 10 green cardamom pods)

½ tsp black mustard seeds

1 tsp black peppercorns

3 dried red Kashmiri chilies