Fat-Free Curry Sauce

Time: 10 mins
Serves: 4
Tags: 15 Min Meals, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Healthy, Vegan, Vegetarian


This Fat-Free Curry Sauce is a low calorie alternative to the traditional shop-bought curry sauce. This recipe uses apple sauce instead of coconut milk or traditional dairy options, reducing not only the fat within the sauce, but also the calories! With only 6 ingredients, and taking only minutes to prepare, this sauce can be made in advance and kept in the fridge or freezer for whenever you need it!
It’s important to remember that fat is a really vital part of our diet, however having option like this fat-free curry sauce can limit the amount of hidden fats in our diet, which can be especially useful when trying to watch your weight.


  • 200ml Vegetable Stock
  • 1 large Bramley Cooking Apple
  • 1 Large Onion
  • 250ml Tomato Passata
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 tbsp Curry Powder


  1. Begin by peeling the apple and onion, then chopping both into chunks.
  2. Add the apple and onion to a medium-sized pan with an inch of water and cook on a low-medium heat for about 5 minutes with a lid securely on top, until the onions and apple pieces reduce and soften. The apple will become mushy and the onions translucent.
  3. Next, add the garlic, curry powder, tomato passata and vegetable stock to the pan. Simmer over a medium heat for just a few minutes to heat through.
  4. Using a hand-held or stick blender, blend the softened mix until smooth.
  5. Use the sauce straight away, or allow to cool and store in a fridge for up to 3 days, or place in a suitable containers and freeze for up to 3 months.

Top Tip

Why not try serving alongside our Roasted Vegetable Traybake with Cauliflower & Black Beans, a dipping sauce for our for Dairy Free Cauliflower Cheese Poppers & One Pot Chicken.

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