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Tuna Curry in a Rice Nest

by Finy (follow)
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This has got a lovely taste and is quite impressive looking too.

You can vary the amount of curry you use, and the amounts here are mild to medium.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 60 minutes
Serves: 12 slices

Ingredients
50 g onions, grated
1 cups white rice
1 egg
2 egg whites
4 tbsp parsley, chopped
425 g can tuna, drained
2 tbsp butter
1 tbsp plain flour
1 tbsp curry powder
1 - 1 cups milk of choice
120 g yogurt
2 tsp lemon juice
75 g cheese, grated

Method
Line an 18 x 28 cm ovenproof dish with baking paper.

Boil the grated onion with the rice as per packet instructions - I use a low GI rice.

Drain the rice if necessary, and put it in a bowl.

Lightly beat the egg and add it to the rice.

Add 2 tbsp of the parsley, and salt and pepper to taste.

Press this mixture into the ovenproof dish and up the sides of the dish, thereby forming a "nest".

Spread the flaked tuna over this in the hollowed out section of the nest.


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Meanwhile melt the butter, and stir in the flour - I used the same pot that I boiled the rice in! Add the curry powder and cook for about a minute.

Take it off the heat and gradually stir in the milk. Add the yogurt back on the heat, and bring to the boil.


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Boil for about 5 minutes or until it thickens up.

Pre heat the oven to 180/160 if fan forced.

Take the sauce off the heat and add the lemon juice and the remaining parsley.

Allow this to cool for a bit, and then stir in the egg whites, and salt and pepper to taste.

Pour this sauce over the tuna, sprinkle with the cheese.


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Bake for about 30 minutes or until golden.


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Let stand for a few minutes, cut and serve.


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Can be made ahead, as is also nice heated up.

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