SAUSAGE KORMA CURRY
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This family-friendly sausage korma curry makes a great weeknight meal. 

Sausage korma curry with basmati rice and quick pickled veggies.

We make life easy with a pre-made korma curry paste, adding just a few extra ingredients to jazz things up a little.

Serve with basmati rice, quick pickled onion and cucumber, and creamy Greek yoghurt.

If you can’t find korma curry paste, tikka masala curry paste would be a good alternative.

Any leftover coconut cream makes a delicious addition to a banana berry smoothie. Add in a handful of the baby spinach while you’re at it!

 

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Sausage korma curry with basmati rice and quick pickled veggies.

SAUSAGE KORMA CURRY

Keyword: LAMB, MAIN MEALS
Difficulty: Easy
Ready In: 35 minutes
Serves: 4

This family-friendly sausage korma curry makes a great weeknight meal. Serve with basmati rice, quick pickled veggies, and creamy Greek yoghurt.

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Ingredients

PICKLED VEGETABLES

  • 1/3 cup white vinegar (80ml)
  • 1/3 cup water (80ml)
  • 1 Tbsp caster sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 Lebanese cucumber or 1/2 telegraph cucumber
  • 1/2 large red onion

SAUSAGE KORMA

  • 1/2 large red onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 tsp olive oil, divided
  • 6 lamb sausages (approximately 450g/1lb)
  • 50 g korma curry paste (1.8oz)
  • 400 g can crushed and sieved tomatoes (14oz)
  • 1 beef stock cube dissolved in 2/3 cup boiling water (160ml)
  • 2-3 tsp caster sugar
  • 1 cup coconut cream (250ml)
  • 1 cup frozen peas (160g)
  • 60 g baby spinach (2.1oz)
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened Greek yoghurt (80ml) (optional)
  • 2 handfuls fresh coriander (optional)

RICE

  • 1 1/4 cups basmati rice (250g)
  • 1 3/4 cups +1 Tbsp water (445ml/15fl oz)

Instructions

  1. PREPARE PICKLED VEGGIES

    Place vinegar, water, sugar and salt in a small-medium bowl and stir until sugar and salt have dissolved. Thinly slice cucumber and onion. Add to bowl and leave to pickle while you prepare the rest of the meal.

  2. COOK SAUSAGES

    Finely dice onion and crush garlic. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large frying pan on medium-high. Fry sausages until browned all over and almost cooked through (6-8 minutes). Remove onto a plate.

  3. COOK RICE

    While sausages cook, place rice and water in a large non-stick saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a gentle simmer then cover with a lid and reduce heat to medium-low. Cook for 13-15 minutes, until all water is absorbed (tilt saucepan to check). Remove from heat and leave to rest (lid on) for 10 minutes.

  4. FINISH COOKING SAUSAGE KORMA

    Meanwhile, add remaining 2 teaspoons oil to empty frying pan, with heat reduced to medium. Add onion and garlic and cook until soft (2-3 minutes). Stir in curry paste and cook for 30 seconds. Add tomatoes, beef stock and 2 teaspoons sugar. Simmer for a couple of minutes, then stir in coconut cream.

  5. Slice sausages on a diagonal and add to sauce. Simmer gently for 5-10 minutes, until sausages are cooked through. Stir in peas and spinach. Season with salt and pepper to taste and add remaining teaspoon sugar if needed.

  6. SERVE

    Drain veggies well. Fluff rice with a fork and divide between warmed serving bowls. Top with korma sausages, veggies, yoghurt and coriander, if using.

Recipe Notes

WINE MATCH: A Riesling.
GLUTEN-FREE OPTION: Choose gluten free sausages. Make sure curry paste is gluten-free. Choose gluten-free stock cubes.
INGREDIENT SWAPS / NOTES: You could use beef sausages instead of lamb sausages, or diced boneless lamb. For a lighter option, use light coconut cream or coconut milk. Greek yoghurt could be swapped for coconut yoghurt to make this meal dairy-free.
STORING AND REHEATING: Store individual portions in containers in the fridge and reheat in the microwave. Alternatively, store sausages and rice separately, so that the rice doesn’t absorb all of the sauce. Pickled veggies, yoghurt and coriander are best added just before serving.

 

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2 Comments

  1. Chris says:

    These are nicer curried sausages than I ever had growing up. Very tasty. Thanks again Josie for a great recipe.

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