We like serve this butter chicken with rice.


Ingredients (serves 4)

  • 800 gr Chicken thigh fillets
  • 5 Garlic, grated
  • 2 cm Ginger, grated
  • 1/2 tsp Chili powder
  • 2 tsp Garam masala
  • 1 tsp Cumin powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 3 Cardamon
  • 1 can Tomato puree
  • 3/4 cup Thickened cream
  • 1/2 cup Yogurt
  • 1 stalk Cinnamon
  • 1 large Onion, chopped

Method

  1. Combine chicken, garlic, ginger, chilli, garam masala, cumin, coriander and yogurt in a bowl. Cover. Refrigerate overnight.
  2. Heat oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat. Add cardamom and cinnamon stick. Cook until fragrant. Add chicken mixture. Cook, stirring, for 5 to 6 minutes or until browned.
  3. Add tomato puree and 1/2 cup cold water. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes. Remove and discard cinnamon stick. Add cream and onion. Cook for 2 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with fresh coriander. Serve.

  • Your butter chicken and rice look’s amazing,thanks so much!

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  • yummo – I love butter chicken and would much prefer to make it from scratch than use sauce in a jar – thank you for sharing your recipe

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  • Butter chicken and rice is the best comfort food ever!

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  • Love butter chicken – thanks for sharing!

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  • I thought I had a good butter chicken recipe but this sounds better!

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  • I LOVE HOW THIS IS MADE FROM SCRATCH

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  • thank you for this recipe

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  • Yum! Sounds so delicious! Thanks for sharing!

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  • Oh yummy. This recipe is a keeper . And its great for the little ones. Don’t add chillies if it is a bit spicey.

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  • Yum, this looks delicious but don’t know if the kids would agree…

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  • I have been looking for a great butter chicken recipe. This looks good

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  • Oh my this looks and sounds sooo delicious. thanx.

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  • I am looking forward to cooking this for my family tonight. Thank you for the recipe.

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  • It’s quite similar to Chinese dish!

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  • I am not usually a fan of this recipe though this particular one doesn’t look to bad.

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