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Instant Pot Curry Chicken with Creamy Almond Sauce

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Resting time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 384 kcal
Enjoy simpler to prepare Instant pot almond chicken curry with your family. This dish has rich creamy taste with no dairy that you would want to show off to your friends.



  • 2 Tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/2 Teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 Tablespoon ginger minced
  • 3 Cloves garlic minced
  • 1 Tablespoon chili Pepper minced
  • 1 onion yellow onion medium size chopped


  • 1 potato cut into 1-inch chunks. Skip for no carb diet
  • 1/2 Teaspoon tikka masala optional
  • 1/2 Teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt to taste
  • 1/4 Cup almond flour or cashew flour

Pressure Cooking

  • 1 Pound chicken boneless skinless organic chicken breast cut into cubes
  • 1 Cup Water 1/2 cup water if potato is not used


  • 4 cilantro, strings pick leaves from stalk



  1. Set Instant pot settings on sauté, once hot, add oil.
  2. Once the oil is hot, add garlic, pepper, ginger, and stir for approx. 20 seconds.
  3. Add potato and onion and stir for about 1 minute and add 1/4 of cup Water.
  4. Add the salt, cayenne pepper power, (Tikka masala - optional), and mix well.

Pressure Cook

  1. Add chicken and 1 cup of water (1/2 cup for no potato) and set your <a href='instant pot' target="_blank">Instant Pot to pressure cook on high pressure for 6 minutes.

  2. Keep warm for 5 minutes, cancel and let the valve sit by itself before opening the lid. Release all remaining pressure. Stir before serving.
  3. Garnish with Cilantro and serve in a shallow dish or bowl with optional Nan and/or Rice.

Recipe Notes

Actual Nutritional information may vary based on the ingredient used for cooking. The nutritional values are derived from using a recipe nutrition label generator.

Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Curry Chicken with Creamy Almond Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 384 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Fat 27g42%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 85mg28%
Sodium 379mg16%
Potassium 455mg13%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Protein 24g48%
Vitamin A 300IU6%
Vitamin C 13.9mg17%
Calcium 47mg5%
Iron 3.2mg18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.