Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  132
  • Protein  1 g
  • Carbohydrates  9 g
  • Fat  8 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  25 mg
  • Potassium  59 mg
  • Phosphorus  23 mg
  • Calcium  10 mg
  • Fiber  0.3 g

Curry Sauce

Add a little Indian curry flavor to rice, pasta, chicken and meat dishes using this tasty kidney-friendly recipe for Curry Sauce.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe from "Cooking for David: A Culinary Dialysis Cookbook" by Sara Colman RD, CSR, CDE and Dorothy Gordon BS, RN. Submitted by DaVita dietitian Sara from California.

Portions: 4     Serving size: 3 tablespoons


  • 1/2 cup nondairy creamer
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup sherry wine
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted margarine
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 tablespoon no salt added catsup


  1. Mix nondairy creamer, water, wine, and hot sauce in small bowl and reserve.
  2. Place margarine in saucepan and heat to melt. Add flour and stir over low heat for one minute. Stir in reserved nondairy creamer mixture and bring to a boil. Cook 2 to 3 minutes until thickened. 
  3. Mix paprika and curry powder with catsup, then stir into the sauce. Bring to a simmer.
  4. Serve over hot rice, pasta, chicken or fish.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1-1/2 fat
  • 1/2 high-calorie

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • This sauce is good served with rice or pasta. It can also be used with leftover meat, fish or poultry.
  • Using nondairy creamer lowers the potassium and phosphorus content as compared to milk.

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Curry Sauce

annedymond says:


I thought this sauce was fabulous - great flavor. I have to confess I made it with milk because I had no non-dairy cream available. rated A+

Jul. 10, 2014, 6:52 PM - Inappropriate review?

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