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Turkey Berry Sundakkai Curry-min
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Turkey Berry - Sudakkai Curry with Coconut and Tamarind

This is a super delicious turkey berry curry recipe. It is a quick turnaround and packed with flavours and nutrients. This recipe is Diabetics friendly and great for all age groups.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Diet: Diabetic, Halal, Hindu, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: turkey berry
Servings: 4 people
Author: Nidhi Bansal
Cost: $10


  • Mortar Pestle or Grinder
  • Heavy Bottom Pan


  • 150 g Fresh Turkey Berry
  • 1 Medium Onion
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 2 Sprigs Fresh Curry Leaves
  • 2 Sprigs Fresh coriander leaves or cilantro leaves optional
  • 150 g Fresh coconut
  • tsp Rock Salt To taste
  • tsp Turmeric Powder
  • tsp Sambhar Powder Optional. It is a pre-packed masala mix used for pigeon peas soup.
  • 2 tsp Coriander Seeds
  • 2 tsp Fennel Seeds
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 inch Tamarind Pulp piece or 1 tbsp Tamarind Paste
  • 2 Dried Red Chili optional or per your taste
  • 1 tbsp Cooking Oil Any pure oil of your choice
  • 3 cups Water


Preparing the curry paste

  • Add coconut tamarind cake, garlic, chili, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, and fennel seeds in a grinder and grind till you get a smooth paste. Keep aside.

Preparing the vegetables

  • Wash the turkey berries and separate them from the stem. Keep aside.
  • Coarsely crush them using mortar and pestle. This will allow faster cooking and better assimilation of flavours.
  • Finely chop onion. Keep aside

Preparing the curry

  • Heat the pan and add oil.
  • Add asafetida and mustard seeds. Let the seeds crackle.
  • Now add onion and curry leaves. Mix well till onion turns golden brown.
  • Now add the curry paste and pounded turkey berries . Mix well for 2-3 mins till the paste is cooked well.
  • Now add turmeric powder, sambhar powder, rock salt. Mix well for 1 min.
  • Now add water to the mix. Lower down the heat and let it cook for 10-15 mins till the berries turn softer.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Serve with rice or chapati. Enjoy!
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