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Butter Chicken

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Introduction

Butter chicken is a silky smooth tomatoey curry which tastes awesome!!!!!

Butter chicken is a silky smooth tomatoey curry which tastes awesome!!!!!

Ingredients

Serves: 4

Metric Cups
  • 100 grams butter
  • 4 cashew nuts
  • 1 sprig fresh coriander
  • 1 tablespoon ground coriander
  • ½ teaspoon fenugreek leaves (crushed)
  • ½ teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 100 millilitres cream
  • 1 teaspoon fresh root ginger
  • garlic puree
  • 2 green apples (sliced)
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 onion
  • 500 grams chicken breasts (sliced)
  • 1 teaspoon chilli powder
  • salt (taste)
  • ½ teaspoon caster sugar
  • 200 grams chopped tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon tomato ketchup
  • 3½ ounces butter
  • 4 cashew nuts
  • 1 sprig cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon ground coriander
  • ½ teaspoon fenugreek leaves (crushed)
  • ½ teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 4 fluid ounce cream
  • 1 teaspoon fresh gingerroot
  • garlic puree
  • 2 green apples (sliced)
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 onion
  • 17⅔ ounces chicken breasts (sliced)
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • salt (taste)
  • ½ teaspoon superfine sugar
  • 7 ounces diced tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon tomato ketchup

Method

Butter Chicken is a community recipe submitted by chocolateluver2911 and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Cut chicken into thin slices and apply ginger garlic paste ,salt ,chilli powder and shallow fry in oil and set aside
  • To the leftover oil add ,cumin,onion,ginger garlic paste , add onion ,tomatoes, cashew and other spices and cook covered with little water till everything is mashed up
  • Put it in a blender and blend till smooth switch add to on the stove and in heavy bottomed vessel melt the butter ,add the paste and cook in medium flame.add the cream and the chicken and cook for a few mins
  • Cut chicken into thin slices and apply ginger garlic paste ,salt ,chili powder and shallow fry in oil and set aside
  • To the leftover oil add ,cumin,onion,ginger garlic paste , add onion ,tomatoes, cashew and other spices and cook covered with little water till everything is mashed up
  • Put it in a blender and blend till smooth switch add to on the stove and in heavy bottomed vessel melt the butter ,add the paste and cook in medium flame.add the cream and the chicken and cook for a few mins
  • Additional Information

    Serve it with rice and naans

    Serve it with rice and naans

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