Indian cuisine is as vast and diverse as the country itself. And if you’ve never ventured beyond curry, it’s time to take your taste buds on a culinary journey to the vibrant, spice-filled lands of India!
From butter chicken to tandoori chicken, this delicious collection of keto Indian chicken recipes is bursting with exotic flavors and healthy ingredients. We’ve got all your cravings covered without sacrificing your keto lifestyle. Put on your apron, fire up the stove, and get ready to tantalize your taste buds with a touch of India.
1. Keto Butter Chicken
This buttery, creamy, indulgent dish needs no introduction. It’s full of tender chunks of chicken oozing with flavorful Indian spices — it’s the perfect keto-friendly dish for satisfying those cravings for something exotic. It’s also a great beginner dish to introduce your palate to Indian spices. Let’s butter up your taste buds!
2. Keto Chicken Tikka Masala
A more savory and spicy cousin of the popular butter chicken, chicken tikka masala is a dish that does not shy away from the flavor. Diced chunks of chicken breast are marinated in yogurt with spices and then cooked in a smooth tomato-based curry. The resulting dish is a medley of flavors, unlike anything you’ve ever tasted before!
3. Keto Chicken Stew and Easy Spinach Salad
Step into flavor town with this chicken stew paired with a simple spinach salad! This Indian-inspired dish is a perfect mix of juicy chicken, rich coconut sauce, and warming spices. And when paired with a fresh spinach salad, it’s a one-two punch of deliciousness that’s sure to satisfy your cravings without the carbs.
4. Chicken Karahi
Feast your eyes (and taste buds) on this spicy, tangy, and tantalizing recipe for chicken karahi! The perfect combination of traditional Indian flavors and the ketogenic diet — it’s like a culinary love letter from the gods. Don’t let this dish escape you; it’ll make you want to take a deep dive into Indian cuisine!
5. Tandoori Chicken
Tandoori chicken is a dish with the juiciest, fall-off-the-bone tender chicken that’s bursting with flavor! It’s a savory, aromatic dish cooked with a wonderful combination of spices that will tickle your tongue. One bite and you’ll find yourself wondering why you ever thought plain, grilled chicken was good enough!
6. Keto Chicken Korma
Chicken korma is curry heaven! This indulgent, rich, and creamy recipe will transport your taste buds to the streets of India. With aromatic spices, tender chicken, and a velvety sauce, this dish is another certified comfort food for keto dieters. Serve it with cauliflower rice or keto naan for a filling meal.
7. Keto Indian Butter Chicken Wings
With creamy flavors of butter chicken combined with the ever-popular chicken wings, this recipe is what culinary dreams are made of! These wings are infused with authentic Indian spices and are oven-baked to crispy perfection. So, whether you want to liven up your cookout or just add a little spice to your dinner, this recipe is a must-try!
8. Kadai Chicken – Indian Stir Fry Chicken
Why settle for just any plain chicken dish when you can have this mouthwatering and spicy kadai chicken, or Indian stir fry, experience? This recipe has bold flavors from classic Indian spices like cumin, turmeric, coriander, and red chili powder that help bring out the flavors of the chicken and veggies. So, turn up the heat and add some zing to your next chicken dinner!
9. Chicken Vindaloo
If you’re a fan of spicy foods, chicken vindaloo is an iconic Indian dish that’s right up your alley! Combining succulent chicken and tender potatoes with an unapologetically delicious spice mix. It’s a creamy and spicy dish with a fiery red color, which it gets from the Kashmiri red chilies. And at just 7 g net carb per serving, we won’t judge you for piling on another bowl of this incredible meal!