I fancied something a bit different to snack on so thought I would try to make a low-calorie curry loaf. I wanted one that would be a good Slimming World friendly snack for weight loss and also really easy to make. I had seen the curry loaf recipe that includes rice and chickpea dahl but I wanted something different.

This website is in no way affiliated with Slimming World, Weight Watchers, Noom or any other weight loss plan and no contributors have been trained by them or worked for them. It is the reader’s responsibility to check syn values, points and allowances themselves on the appropriate website or app as those given are approximate.

If you follow Slimming World, Weight Watchers (WW), Noom, Second Nature or any other weight loss plan you can usually count this easily within your allowances as it is low in carbs, high protein and full of nutrients (see the recipe card nutritional information).

Enjoying this curry loaf on Slimming World

This low-calorie curry loaf recipe uses ingredients usually considered as free foods on the Slimming World plan so it fits really well in your healthy diet as part of the main meal or as a snack.

After I had made it I realised it was also great when following the low-carb SP plan on Slimming World. I hope you enjoy it too and do tag me (@justaveragejen) in any photos on Instagram etc.

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Why choose my curry loaf recipe?

All my recipes I aim to make using ingredients easily available. I am a busy mum and know many of my readers are too so I generally try to share recipes like this unofficial Slimming World curry loaf that fit with this.

Who needs recipes with 30 obscure ingredients! This low-calorie curry loaf recipe uses just 6 ingredients available at every supermarket!

Pop over to my Recipe Section for more yummy recipes when you have checked out this one. I have a whole list of chickpea recipes including tips with them. One of the most popular is Cauliflower and chickpea curry closely followed by one-pot chickpea curry and Spanish chickpeas.

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One-Pot chickpea curry
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Do you enjoy spicy foods? I love curry but I am a bit of a wimp when it comes to spices so this is quite mild but tasty. I love vegetable biryani too. Have you tried my recipe for that?

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Red onions

Low-calorie curry loaf as a snack

This low-calorie curry loaf is perfect for snacks. Have you checked out my article full of ideas to help you stay on track with snacks?

Do you find that snacks like this help you to avoid eating unhealthy snacks?

Boredom eating is much better when you eat healthier options! I am always picking on foods just because I am bored or emotional.

Have you made curry loaf before? I know some people make it with rice which is tasty too.

Whilst I like it made in that way I prefer it with this recipe and then enjoying it with rice if I fancy it. More often than not though I just snack on it.

Stuart loves it too, I might start making my own batch and hiding it from him.

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Curry loaf

The importance of adding vegetables to your meals

Vegetables are low in calories compared to their density. This essentially means that they fill you up with very few calories.

The more vegetables you have in a meal either as a side dish or mixed in with the meal itself the lower-calorie the meal tends to be.

A filling but low-calorie meal is perfect for weight loss.

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Mixed vegetable couscous

All my recipes include vegetables where possible but do feel free to add more as an accompaniment when you can.

Always choose vegetables that you enjoy because otherwise you will begrudge eating them and are more likely to before long stop cooking them at all.

Trying vegetables cooked differently or with herbs and spices can make them a little more exciting too.

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Chopped fresh tomatoes

About the ingredients needed for this curry loaf

This recipe uses chickpeas – great for protein and lots more information about the benefits of chickpeas are in my chickpea article full of chickpea recipes.

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Another ingredient in this recipe is red onions. They are so good for you they are a great addition to any meal!

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Curry powder is so cheap but makes this recipe perfect.

The recipe also has tomato puree has a lot of health benefits too.

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This recipe uses three carrots, these are great as they add texture, flavour and of course with carrots being so good for you that is a great addition too.

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Starting a diet or getting back on plan

If you are looking to start a diet, or even kickstart a diet you already follow, then a fresh start can be just what you need. Check how many syns (approx) are in your favourites or how many calories if you follow another plan so you can regain control.

Stop kidding yourself about the clothes size you are and what you weigh but instead find out for sure, make plans and move forward.

Meal planning can make a big difference so why not grab a notebook and plan this week’s meals. I recommend Musclefood for low-cost meats to keep you on track too.

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Low-calorie snacks tips

There are so many tasty low-calorie snacks you can enjoy if you are trying to lose weight. It means you don’t have to get bored with one thing and can vary your diet considerably.

This is one of my favourites though and you will want to eat more and more of it I am sure!

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low-calorie chocolate bars Mars, Snickers and Twix

Why you should enjoy desserts on a diet

If you are following a diet you will know how careful you feel you should be with your calories, syns or points. One good way to make your smaller dessert more filling is to add fruit or another low-calorie food. Fat-free fromage frais is a great choice and a great addition to most desserts or have a smaller piece.

If you prefer you can add a little flavouring or sweetener too. My favourite sweetener is Canderel Sugarly.

Do you ever have a glass of water before your dessert? Next time give it a try, you will naturally eat less as the water fills you up a little. A perfect way to enjoy the dessert you want and still lose weight.

More recipes you may enjoy

If you are a curry fan then do check out my post full of curry tips and recipes.

Have you made sourdough bread yet? What do you think? That would be a great way to enjoy a sandwich alongside your curry loaf.

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One Pot chickpea curry

Etsy for weight loss

If you are like me and like buying fun new items to motivate your weight loss, then here are my favourites. Etsy is great for kitchen and weight loss goodies. I could spend hours browsing there.

There are so many great food diaries too so you can record your meal plans and track your weight loss to keep a record of the good and bad weeks. Click the photos to have a look for yourself.

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A weight loss sign
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Weight loss magnet
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Weight loss and Exercise Support

I have a lot of weight loss guides and support if you want to exercise including if you have a condition like fibromyalgia.

Have a good look around and see how I can help you achieve your weight loss goals. Request my free resources to get you started too!

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Curry loaf sliced on a wooden board

Healthy low-calorie curry loaf – unofficial Slimming World Curry Loaf

  • Author: JustAverageJen
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 Minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 8 Slices 1x
  • Category: Snack
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: Snack
  • Diet: Low Calorie

Description

The BEST low-calorie curry loaf! Perfect hot and cold and under £2 to make. A different curried loaf recipe I think you will love more than the ones you have tried before!


Ingredients

Scale

380 Grams Chick Peas (weight drained)

4 large Eggs

2 Tbsp Medium Curry Powder

3 Large Carrots (finely grated)

1 Large Red onion (diced)

1 Tbsp Tomato Puree


Instructions

Blend the chick peas, eggs, curry powder and tomato puree until smooth.

Stir in the onion and grated carrots until well combined.

Spoon mixture into a silicone loaf tin (or lined tin) and smooth on top.

Bake in the oven 200°c for 40-45 minutes or until firm.

Cut up and enjoy your curry loaf!



Notes

I prefer it served cold but it is nice either way!

Keywords: curry loaf, healthy snack,

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8 Comments

  1. I love this and have it with soup. I was wondering if I could make it with cinnamon or mixed spice and leave out the onion? Did you ever make a sweet version of this? Thank you

  2. I’m a busy mom, too! Loved this curry loaf – perfect hot and cold, and so easy to make. Thanks for sharing.

  3. I made the curry loaf and it didn’t disappoint! I’m trying so at the moment so nice to be able to eat this

  4. Congratulations on your fantastic weight loss well done . I need to do the same so I will be following you as you are an expert now.
    I have just made your curry loaf it is lovely! I look forward to many more syn free recipes on your site.
    Stay safe x

  5. I am currently at Slimming World, but can’t go to my meeting due to the current worldwide situation. I have not found a recipe for Curry Loaf until I saw your page . A friend of mine made it and said it was lovely and all free. I will give it a go. Thank you. Keep well and stay safe xx