Bariatric Recipes: Best Indian Curries

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Bariatric Friendly Curry Recipe Ideas You Will Love

I’ve always been a fan of curry! After gastric bypass surgery, I hoped I’d still be able to enjoy amazing curry recipes that are healthy meals and packed with protein. As a bariatric patient, I avoid takeaways that are high in fat and full of processed ingredients. Making homemade curry recipes and bariatric-friendly recipes is a great option when the family wants to tuck into something different but delicious.

Today I’m sharing some delicious low-carb curry recipes which are both low in fat and “healthy options” for someone who has had a gastric bypass. I hope you enjoy these Bariatric friendly Indian dishes. Enjoy!


Bariatric Recipes: Best Indian Curries

This list of healthy recipes is great for aiding in weight loss. Why give up on taste and flavor when you can easily find recipes that compliment your cravings and needs?

Gastric Bypass is a big thing and sometimes be overwhelming and difficult to navigate. Check out these 10 Delicious Gastric Bypass Recipes to help get you started. 

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Is Curry Healthy?

So you want to know if curry is healthy? It really depends on the recipe and the ingredients. There are so many different types of curry. Some are made in a takeaway and are full of processed ingredients. Takeaway curries and even shop bought supermarket curries can be high in fat and that’s not good when you’re working hard to lose weight.

What Is Bariatric Surgery?

Bariatric surgery is a form of weight loss surgery to help reduce and control the amount of food one can eat. Depending on the type of surgery you have you will be able to enjoy a wide variety of foods you love again.

After gastric bypass, you will still have a small stomach but it will be very easy to feel satisfied after eating smaller portions of food. This in turn will help you to maintain your weight loss.

To help keep you feeling fuller for longer it’s good to eat high protein meals and such as delicious high protein curries.

What To Serve With Chicken Curry?

You can enjoy curried chicken with delicious sauces or even some steamed veggies, too! Anything veggie is a great idea.

What Are Your Tips And Tricks To Post-Bariatric Success?

The biggest thing to remember is that it takes work to have success. There aren’t any tricks to it besides finding delicious curry recipes that you can make at home to help you stay on track.

If you put in the time and eat healthily, you should start to see the weight loss results that you want. Try eating high protein tuna recipes and other high protein meals.

Easy To Make Bariatric Recipes

The good news is that there are plenty of healthy post op curry options to cook from home . Making a homemade curry allows you to enjoy the flavours and tastes you love whilst controlling exactly what you put in your tummy.

You can make delicious healthy recipes such as a healthy chicken curry which is both low carb and high in protein and with very little fat. Batch cook and create single serving bariatric friendly portions for yourself and try some new recipes today!

New Indian Inspired Recipes

It’s just a matter of finding the best recipes. The good news is we have some great healthy meal ideas here for you to try. These are perfect for anyone who has had bariatric surgery and is on the solid food diet stage or for someone simply looking for an healthier alternative, when it comes to curry. Enjoy!

Healthy Curry Options For Gastric Bypass Patients

So here goes….. some fantastic and amazing curry recipes for bariatric patients and those following a low carb diet.

Tofu Curry Recipe

If you’re looking for a easy curry recipe that is high in protein, then why not try this easy tofu curry recipe. I’ve tried this bariatric friendly recipe and it only takes 20 minutes to make. This is also a great vegan curry recipe and tastes good as a meatless option. Try this Thai Tofu curry today! You won’t be disappointed.

Instant Pot Chicken Curry

This healthy instant pot curry recipe is a great low carb chicken curry. If you’re looking for a chicken curry recipe you can whip up in the Instant Pot super fast or interested in a great tasting food that you can batch cook, this is the perfect bariatric friendly meal idea!

Kheera Cucumber and Tomato Curry

Have you ever heard of cucumber curry? If not, you may want to try out this cucumber and tomato curry created by Elizabeth. This is a delicious recipe and a super healthy curry option to enjoy. You can cook plenty of servings with this tasty and easy meal.

Kheera Cucumber and Tomato Curry.

Low Fat Bariatric Recipes

Easy recipes that are low fat and bariatric friendly don’t have to be difficult to cook. These main meal ideas are high protein and easy to make enjoy!

More Healthy Recipes To Support Weight Loss

Keep going down the list – there are so many more to make!

Chickpea Curry

This chickpea curry recipe is both low in fat and high in protein. If you’re looking for something to help fill that pouch then try a chickpea curry. It’s a great low fat option and super tasty!

Slimming World Chicken Korma

I love a chicken korma but long gone are the days of buying a full fat jar or ready made creamy Korma. As a gastric bypass patient, I need low fat bariatric recipes.

This tasty Slimming World chicken korma has to be one of my favourite bariatric diet recipes and it tastes so good.

Try cooking this authentic chicken korma recipe. It’s heavenly! This is the best chicken korma recipe I’ve tested since having my gastric bypass.

Mushroom Masala

If you want to know how to make mushroom masala that tastes good then this mushroom masala recipe is a great bariatric friendly option. I tried cooking this for the whole family and everyone loved it. You can enjoy a low carb curry recipe as a main meal and still lose weight with this fantastic bariatric friendly option.

Thai Red Fish Curry

Fish curry is a great way to enjoy a healthy bariatric recipe  and get your protein! You can cook this Thai red curry recipe for the whole family to enjoy and you won’t feel like you’re missing out. Enjoy! Why not enjoy it with a cauliflower side dish to make it more filling and last longer.

Cauliflower Curry

Since having my gastric bypass I have fallen in love with bang bang cauliflower. So when I discovered this easy bariatric friendly cauliflower recipe created by Bintu, I was excited to test it out. This cauliflower recipe tastes good and can double up as a healthy gastric bypass diet meal, a main meal or lunch idea!

More Amazing Low Carb Curry Recipes

Here are some more fantastic healthy curry recipe options you may enjoy.

Thai Red Curry

Thai Red Curry is sure to help with your weight loss efforts. This tasty bariatric recipe is so good, packed with protein and has plenty of nutrition from the veggies within!


Prawn Dansak Curry

Prawn Dansak Curry by Super Golden Bakes


Slow Cooker Chicken Curry

Slow Cooker Chicken Curry by Fab Food For All

Instant-Pot-Chicken-Curry 1

Chaana Saag

Chaana Saag by Enhance Your Palate


Looking For More High Protein Bariatric Recipes?

Why not try out some of these recipe idea! They are high protein, tasty and easy to cook right in your Instant Pot.


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  1. I was almost drooling at the idea of a coconut shrimp curry which looks just amazing and then anything with coconut in gets my vote x

  2. We re big curry fans in our house, since my husband works at an Indian restaurant. Really like the looks of the sweet potato curry and the tikka paneer Marsala

  3. Oh I absolutely love curry! These recipes all look serious gorgeous, especially the shrimp coconut one and the lamb rogan josh! x

  4. I’m no a huge fan of curry if it’s too hot. I know there are lots of interesting recipes, but if it’s too spicy, it just kills it for me.

  5. I love curry that I need to eat a dish with it once a week. I am picking the Chicken Curry and Zuchini Noodles to try this week.

  6. My family loves curry, and we usually have one on a Friday night. I could happily cook any of those, but I think the Thai Red curry looks particularly gorgeous

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