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Keto Chicken Curry – Creamy Low Carb Chicken Curry

Keto Chicken Curry – This low carb chicken curry recipe is a great dinner for your entire family served with cauliflower rice that consists of all the Indian flavors made in just 40 minutes.

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Can I Make Ahead This Easy Keto Chicken Curry?

Yes, you can make this low carb curry chicken ahead of time! Make ahead and store in the refrigerator, when ready to eat, reheat in a pan or microwave (if its too thick add water or cream).

Can I Store This Low Carb Chicken Curry?

Yes, these typical Indian type of curry stores very well. Pack them in an airtight container and store in the fridge for 5-7 days or freeze for up to 3 months.

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How To Serve This Best Keto Curry Chicken?

Just garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve over a bed of cauliflower rice (if non-keto, serve over plain white rice or naan).

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Quick Tips

  • If dairy intolerant, use coconut cream instead of cream
  • I am using chicken thighs, you can use chicken breasts as well (cooking time will vary).
  • You can also try adding half cream and half coconut milk instead of just heavy cream.


keto chicken curry instant pot

Keto Chicken Curry Instant Pot

For the normal pan version, check the card below.

  • Blend garlic, onion, ginger, green chili, and fresh coriander in a food processor.
  • Turn on the instant pot to sauté mode, add ghee, once hot, add the chicken and saute for a couple of minutes or until brown.
  • Add the paste from the food processor, saute for a few minutes.
  • Stir in tomato paste, cumin, turmeric, and ground coriander and sauté for another 4-5 minutes. (add water or coconut milk if its start burning).
  • Cover the lid and set the valve to sealing, press the manual setting, set the pressure at high and set the timer to 5 minutes.
  • Once it 5 minutes, let it naturally release the pressure before opening.
  • Turn on sauté mode, stir in the heavy cream/coconut cream and adjust salt, sauté for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Transfer to a bowl, garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot!

keto chicken curry slow cooker

Keto Chicken Curry Slow Cooker

This is the crockpot version, for the stovetop pan version, check the recipe card below.

  • In a food processor make the paste of green chili, ginger, garlic, onion, and fresh coriander.
  • Heat a pan, add ghee, once hot add turmeric, cumin, and ground coriander and saute them, add the chicken and brown them for a couple of minutes.
  • Add the tomato paste and combine well with all the ingredients.
  • Transfer them all into your slow cooker and cook on high for 3-4 hrs or on low for 5-6 hrs.
  • When it’s done, open and stir in the heavy cream/coconut cream, adjust salt and let cook for a few minutes or until warmed through.
  • Add chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with cauliflower rice.

Low Carb Keto Curry Chicken

Yield: 4

Keto Chicken Curry (Creamy Low Carb)

keto chicken curry

This low carb keto chicken curry recipe is a great dinner recipe for your entire family served with cauliflower rice that consists of all the Indian flavors made in just 40 minutes.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes


  • 2 pounds chicken thighs, diced
  • 1 small onion, roughly chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1-inch ginger, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves with stems
  • 1 large green chili, roughly chopped (or pepperoncini)
  • 3 tablespoons ghee
  • 2 teaspoons turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cumin powder
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream (or coconut cream)
  • 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste


  1. Add the green chili, ginger, onion, garlic and fresh coriander to the food processor and make a paste (add little oil or water if not properly blending)
  2. Heat a large pan over low heat, add ghee, once hot, add the mixture from the food processor and saute for 8-10 minutes.
  3. Add the cumin powder, turmeric powder, and coriander powder and saute for another 4-5 minutes.
  4. Stir in tomato paste and combine well with all the other ingredients and cook for another 2 minutes.
  5. Add the chicken pieces, increase heat to medium and cook for 10 minutes.
  6. Reduce the heat, Add the cream and adjust the salt and simmer for another 20-25 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through and the sauce starts to thicken.
  7. Top it with fresh coriander leaves and serve immediately over a bed of Cauliflower Rice.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 304Total Fat 21gSaturated Fat 12gCholesterol 155mgSodium 134mgCarbohydrates 4gSugar 2gProtein 24g

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