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These 30 delicious Keto Indian Food Recipes have everything that you might crave at your local Indian restaurant. From curries to samosas, they prove that the low-carb and ketogenic ways of eating are quite flexible. Overall, Indian cuisine is very keto-friendly (with a few minor exceptions). And, if you love its flavors, there are plenty of low-carb Indian food recipes to try. Even more, this post includes several versions of otherwise high carb recipes, which I’m sure you and your family will enjoy eating. Hello, keto naan bread!
Why you should make Low-carb Indian Food
It’s a good idea to switch things up every once in a while. And, if you haven’t tried preparing Indian food at home yet, it’s definitely going to add a bit of excitement in the kitchen, and at the table.
Even more, these keto Indian food recipes have amazing flavors and you’ll find a bit of everything below from curries to succulent chicken dishes.
For those who want meals with dessert or might be vegan, you’ll find some recipes for you too!
Is Indian Food Keto?
Indian food has plenty of recipes that are keto-friendly in their traditional form. This cuisine uses lots of veggies, spices, and other low-carb foods such as paneer and coconut milk.
So, yes, Indian food does have numerous keto options to try. Of course, rice, naan, and other types of bread are not. But, even so, there are keto versions for most Indian bread and you will find a few below.
What Indian food is low carb?
When ordering Indian food in a restaurant get grilled or tandoori meats, paneer, or curries. For the latter option, I recommend you ask if sugar or other hidden carbs are used. Avoid bread, rice, and any other type of carb.
What to serve Indian food over if it’s low carb?
Cauliflower rice is an excellent option and you can customize it with your favorite herbs and spices.
You can also opt for another low-carb veggie-based side which would work just as well.
What spices & key ingredients are used in Indian food recipes?
Indian food has some pretty intense flavors which I find highly enjoyable and I hope you will too. If you’re new to cooking low carb Indian recipes make sure to have these spices and ingredients in your pantry as they are staples in the Indian cuisine:
- Indian Five Spice
- Garam Masala
- Curry Powder
- Coconut Milk (Unsweetened)
Keto Indian Food – Main Dish Recipes
Keto Indian Shrimp Curry Recipe – Dr. Davinah’s Eats
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Keto Chicken Korma – Beauty And The Foodie
Coconut Curry Chicken – Wholesome Yum
Indian Spiced Flank Steak With A Cilantro Pistachio Pesto – Low Carb Maven
Keto Keema Curry Recipe – Low Carb Maven
Keto Indian Curry Paneer Tray Bake – KetoDiet Blog
Butter Chicken – Eazy Peazy Mealz
Shrimp & Chicken Curry – Joy Filled Eats
Instant Pot Chicken Tikka Masala – Tasty Thin
Indian Roasted Cauliflower Curry – Savory Tooth
Lamb Meatballs With Indian Curry Sauce – Feasting At Home
Cauliflower Rice Chicken Biryani – Skinny Taste
Instant Pot Chicken Curry – Recipes From A Pantry
How To Make Tandoori Chicken – Savory Tooth
Nightshade-Free Indian Saag With Chicken – The Harvest Skillet
Indian Salmon Curry Zucchini Noodles With Coconut Milk – Food Faith Fitness
Indian Paleo Chicken Kebab Recipe – Food Faith Fitness
Low-Carb Indian Side & Appetizer Recipes
Crispy Homemade Keto Indian Flatbread Recipe – The Keto Queens
Indian Roasted Vegetables – Low Carb Maven
Low Carb Keto Naan Bread Recipe – Wholesome Yum
Keto Cabbage Rice With Indian Spices – Low Carb Yum
Low Carb Indian Fry Bread Recipe – My Montana Kitchen
Low Carb Indian Vegetable Samosas Recipe – Simply So Healthy
Keto Indian Soups & Sauces Recipes
Palak Soup Indian Spinach Soup Recipe – Low Carb Yum
Korma Curry Sauce – Wallflower Kitchen
Turmeric Roasted Cauliflower Soup – Skinny Taste
Keto Indian Dessert Recipes
Keto Almond Phirni Kheer – Two Sleevers
Indian Keto Coconut Bars – KetoDiet Blog
Indian Malai Peda Protein Balls – KetoDiet Blog