Lamb Curry Recipe

This is a lovely low carb lamb curry recipe. Indian spices add warming flavors to this simply wonderful and satisfying supper. All your family will enjoy this Indian lamb curry recipe. This curry goes very well with cauliflower rice (find the recipe below), though it can be served on its own. The cauliflower rice is a great low carb substitute for normal rice, it contains only 36 calories and 3.9g of net carbs in one portion. There are 290 calories and 6g of net carbs in 1 serving of lamb curry with spinach.

Recipe Nutritional Profile: Diabetes Appropriate, Dairy Free, Healthy Weight, Heart Healthy, High Fiber, High Protein, High Potassium, Low Calories, Low Carbs, Low GI, Low Sodium, Low Saturated Fat, Good Source of Iron, Folate, Magnesium, Manganese, Niacin, Phosphorus, Thiamin, Zinc, Vitamin A, B-12, B-6 and C.

Serves 2:

Preparation time: 10 min

Cooking time: 1 hour

Indian Lamb Curry Recipe
Nutrition Facts
Per 1 Serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
Saturated Fat
Polyunsaturated Fat
Monounsaturated Fat
Total Carbohydrates
Dietary Fiber
Vitamin A    124% Vitamin B12    68%
Vitamin B6    22% Vitamin C    24%
Iron    35% Folate    28%
Magnesium    26% Manganese    32%
Niacin    49% Phosphorus    34%
Riboflavin    30% Selenium    51%
Thiamin    19% Zinc    46%
Potassium    21%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. The information provided here is approximate and does not include: possible substitutions, optional ingredients and ingredients to taste. How did we calculate Recipe Guidelines?



300g lamb fillet, cut into cubes, (fat removed);

100g fresh spinach;

1 garlic clove, chopped;

5 spring onions, finely chopped;

1/2 tbsp. of ground ginger;

1/2 tbsp. of ground cumin;

1/2 tbsp. of ground coriander;

1/2 tsp. of ground turmeric;

1 tsp. of chilli powder or less if you don't want it too hot;

1 tomato, chopped;

1 tbsp. of tomato puree;

1 tbsp. of olive oil;

Salt to taste.

How to Make a Lamb Curry:

  • Heat 1 tbsp. of olive oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat, then add onion, garlic and fry for 2 min until the onions become soft. Add ground ginger, cumin, coriander, turmeric, chilli powder and salt and cook for a few minutes.
  • Add the lamb and keep stirring the meat until browned.
Ingredients for a Lamb Curry
Lamb Curry Simmering
Browning the Lamb for a Delicious Curry
Adding Spinach to our Lamb Curry
  • Stir in the tomato, tomato puree, 1 cup of water, then bring to the boil, reduce the heat, cover with a lid and let it simmer for 1 hour. You might need to add a bit more water during cooking.
  • Add the spinach and continue to cook for another 10 min.
  • Serve hot with cauliflower rice - the recipe is given below.

Cauliflower Rice

Serves 2:

Preparation time: 10 min

Cooking time: 2 min


1/2 a medium cauliflower head, 5-6" or 13-15cm in diameter, approx 300g;

Salt to taste.

How to Make Cauliflower Rice:

Use a grater or food processor to finely dice the cauliflower, so it looks like rice.

Fill a medium pan with 2cm of water, add salt. Bring to the boil and add the cauliflower. Cook the cauliflower rice for 2 min, then drain well through a sieve and serve straight away.

Nutrition Facts per 1 Serving:

36 Calories, 43mg Sodium, 435mg Potassium, 7.5g Total Carbohydrates, 3.6g Dietary Fiber, 2.8g Protein, 16% Vitamin B-6, 111% Vitamin C, 21% Folate.

Author: Lana Soko

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