Quick Pork Curry with Turmeric Quick Pork Curry with Turmeric

Quick Pork Curry with Turmeric

A curry doesn’t just have to be a weekend treat, especially when it’s this easy!

Cooking Time

cooking time
20 minutes

Easy Cooking Skill

cooking skill


4 people


  • 4 pork loin medallions, cut into 1cm thick strips (or 12 pork fillet medallions or 4 loin steaks with fat removed)
  • 2 teaspoons oil
  • 1 onion, peeled and sliced
  • 1 teaspoon garlic and ginger paste or 1 garlic clove, chopped and 1 teaspoon ginger purée
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 2 teaspoons Madras curry powder
  • 8 curry leaves (optional)
  • 1 x 400ml can reduced fat coconut milk
  • 200g green beans, trimmed and halved
  • Finely grated zest and juice of 1 lime
  • To garnish:

  • A few toasted cashew nuts
  • Freshly chopped coriander



Heat the oil in a medium non-stick pan, add the onion, garlic and ginger and fry gently for 4–5 minutes until softened.


Add the spices and curry leaves (if using) and cook for a further minute. Add the coconut milk and season. Bring to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes.


Add the pork and green beans and stir. Add the lime zest and juice and stir again. Simmer for a further 5–6 minutes or until the pork is cooked through and the beans are tender.


Cook the rice according to packet instructions. Divide between four plates. Top the curry with a few toasted cashews and fresh coriander.

Serving Suggestions

2 x 200g pouches microwave basmati rice

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