Bombay Turkey

A dinner recipe found in “Better Homes and Gardens
Recipe Card Library” published in 1978
Bombay Turkey

Compared to most westernized Indian recipes this dish seems to be rather potent. Usually recipes like this goes for 1 – 2 teaspoons of curry powder, this one goes for 2 – 3 tablespoons.

1/4 cup butter or margarine
2 to 3 teaspoons curry powder
1/2 cup chopped onion
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
Dash pepper
1 1/2 cups chicken broth
2 cups diced cooked turkey
1 teaspoon shredded lemon peel
2/3 cup long grain rice
1/4 cup chopped cashews
2 tablespoons chopped pimiento


In skillet melt butter or margarine. Add curry powder and heat 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in chopped onion and cook till onion is tender but not brown. Blend in flour, salt, and pepper, stirring well. Add chicken broth all at once. Cook and stir till mixture is bubbly; cook and stir 2 minutes longer. Add cooked turkey and shredded lemon peel; heat mixture to boiling. Meanwhile, cook rice according to package directions. Stir in cashews and pimiento. Serve turkey mixture over rice. Makes 4 to 6 servings.