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Step by Step Instructions and Images on making Keto Indian Shrimp Curry

Keto Shrimp Curry | Kerala Style

  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 3 persons 1x


An Indian Shrimp Curry which is Keto-friendly! It is packed with some mouthwatering flavours that you'd polish off the dish in a matter of minutes!


  • 200 gms Shrimp, de-shelled and cleaned (medium or large)


  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper, ground
  • Salt, to taste

For Curry:

  • 2 tbsp Coconut oil + 1 tsp
  • 1 spring of Curry leaves
  • 2-3 Dry Red chilies
  • 1 tbsp Garlic, chopped
  • 1 tsp Ginger paste
  • 1/2 cup Shallots, sliced
  • 1 cup Thick Coconut Milk
  • 1 tsp Pepper, ground
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1/2 tsp Fennel powder
  • Salt, to taste


  1. Marinate the shrimp in salt, turmeric powder and pepper powder.
  2. In a pan, heat 2 tablespoon of coconut oil and shallow fry the marinated shrimp. This will take a couple of minutes depending on the size of the shrimp. Remove and keep aside.
  3. To the same pan, add curry leaves, dry red chilies and garlic. When the garlic is slightly browned, add shallots and ginger paste. Saute well.
  4. Add fried shrimp when the shallots are cooked well. Mix.
  5. Add thin coconut milk and mix again. Cover and cook for about seven minutes.
  6. Add salt, garam masala, pepper powder, and fennel powder. Mix well and cook for another couple of minutes.
  7. Add a teaspoon of coconut oil and remove from heat. Serve after five minutes.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Curry
  • Cuisine: Indian

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