How can I thicken my curry?

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  1. Wilkin87

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    Help!!! I have no cornflour and my curry doesn't seem to be thickening. What else can I add?

    Cheers :p
     
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    What sort of curry is it? My DH is a chef so can help.....but I would say either reduce the sauce, use ordinary flour & count the syns or use some tomato puree. Hope this helps

    kim
     
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    Thanks. I added some natural yoghurt and it thickened. It was the Slimming World Classic Curry and it was delicious!!! :clap:
     
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    Bit too late now but I always chuck in a load of frozen spinach...thickens it up lovely and adds loads of nutrients too!

    Failing that (and this is controversial I believe!) add some instant potato...works wonders!
     
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    Finely chopped onions are used quite alot as a thickener for curries.
     
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    Thanks everyone, I shall remember all of these tips next time I make it. :) x
     
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    I use a grated potato simmered slowly
     
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    cauliflower too thickens though I always use potato.
     
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    Gravy granules I think also have some thickener in ? But you have to syn them.

    Glad it was good though !

    Gail x
     
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    throw in some rice to absorb the excess liquid?
    you're going to have it on / with rice anyway presumably so a little bit that's already flavoured won't hurt..
     
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