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Chicken Masala Curry with Cauliflower Rice

  • Gluten Free
  • Paleo
  • Spicy
  • Low Calorie
  • Keto
  • Meat
  • Indian
  • Contains Dairy
  • Chicken

This creamy curry Indian butter chicken recipe combines ethnic spices with simple ingredients to make a delicious Paleo-inspired evening meal with less than half the calories of the original!

  • 0.0 min

    Grate the cauliflower into a rice like consistency. Roughly chop the green capsicum and brown onion. Peel and finely chop the garlic and ginger.

  • 6.5 min

    Juice the lemon and reserve the correct amount. Chop the chicken into chunks and place in a mixing bowl.

  • 9.0 min

    Add half the coconut milk, lemon juice and marinade spices to the chicken and thoroughly coat. Set the chicken aside to marinade in the fridge.

  • 11.0 min

    In two frying pans, heat the olive oil. Add the cauliflower to one pan and sautee until golden brown and softened. In the other pan, add the onion and sautee until softened and beginning to caramelise (4-5 minutes). Add the ginger and garlic and sautee for a few more minutes. Add the curry spices and let them cook until fragrant.

  • 20.0 min

    Add the chicken and briefly stir fry to coat the chicken with the onion and spices. Add the capsicum and tomato passata. Cover the pan and let everything simmer.

  • 25.0 min

    Stir through the coconut milk and continue to simmer. Season with salt and chilli powder, to taste. Stir through the maple syrup.

  • 29.0 min

    Distribute the cauliflower rice and curry among serving bowls. Garnish the curry with coriander and serve.

  • Ingredients



    Maple Syrup

    Boneless Chicken Thigh

    Green Capsicum


    Brown Onion

    chopped use around 1/3 onion per person


    finely chopped


    finely chopped

    Fresh Coriander


    Coconut Milk


    juiced 1/4 lemon juiced per person

    Curry Marinade Spices (618)

    Curry Spices

    Tomato Passata

    Chilli Powder

    Use according to taste

    Olive Oil

    2 tablespoons per person

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Loved the cauliflower rice with this

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