If your looking to add some flavours to your dishes or have a curry night at home, you might be tempted to use a Pataks paste pot in your dish, but you need to consider the syns in these pots when using them on the SW plan.
Patak's paste pots are quite high in syns having on average around 8.5-9 syns per pot, divided between four this could be around 2.5 syns a serving.
We've put together a syn guide below, taking you through why Patak's paste pots can be high in syns, syn values of them and some low syn alternatives for adding flavour to your dishes.
At 8.5-9 syns a pot, Pataks paste pots are quite high in syns, when used in a family of four you can expect them to cost you around 2-3 syns.
These paste pots get their high syn value mainly from the oil inside which increases their fat and calorie content, for example, Pataks tikka masala pot has nearly 16g of fat inside!
Pataks have a wide range of paste pots on offer for adding flavour to your dishes, we've listed them below along with their syn values.
If you find Patak's paste pots to be too high in syns, we've got plenty of other low syn alternative curry pastes to add into your meals for a flavour boost.
To conclude, Pataks paste pots are quite high in syns, having around 8 syns for the whole pot which is nearly half of your daily syn allowance, this could be around 3 syns a serving.
Most curry pastes get a high syn value from the oil content inside, to save syns simply use natural spices without the oil.