Dairy-Free Chicken Curry

Create a creamy, dairy-free curry with blended cauliflower, two kinds of bouillon, and coconut milk.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
8 servings


  • 1 head cauliflower, broken into florets

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil

  • 2 pounds boneless chicken thighs, cubed

  • 1 ½ tablespoons cumin, or to taste

  • 1 ½ tablespoons turmeric

  • 3 tablespoons curry powder, or to taste, divided

  • 1 (5.6 ounce) can coconut milk

  • 1 teaspoon garlic bouillon base (such as Better Than Bouillon®)

  • 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon base (such as Better Than Bouillon®)

  • ¼ cup water, or as needed

  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add cauliflower and onions. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, 10 to 15 minutes. Drain.

  2. Heat coconut oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add chicken, cumin, turmeric, and 1 tablespoon curry powder; stir and reduce heat.

  3. Meanwhile, drain cauliflower and onions and transfer to a blender. Add coconut milk, garlic bouillon, and chicken bouillon. Puree, adding small amounts of water if necessary, to desired thickness.

  4. Pour puree into skillet with chicken. Add minced garlic and black pepper and bring to a simmer. Cook and stir until chicken is no longer pink inside, 5 to 10 minutes more.

  5. Season with additional curry and cumin if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

223 Calories
11g Fat
10g Carbs
22g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 223
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Cholesterol 70mg 23%
Sodium 139mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 3%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 22g
Vitamin C 36mg 182%
Calcium 58mg 4%
Iron 4mg 19%
Potassium 537mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.