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Butter Chicken

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Its an Indian Recipe, very popular, rich and very tasty!


Serves: 4-6

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 kilogram chicken thigh fillets (trimmed and halved)
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh gingerroot
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 cup tomato puree
  • ⅓ cup natural yogurt
  • ½ cup thickened cream
  • ¼ cup toasted sliced almonds ( to serve)
  • cilantro (to serve)


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

  1. Heat oil and half the butter in a large, heavy-based saucepan over high heat. Cook chicken, in batches, until browned. Remove to a plate.
  2. Reduce heat to medium and add remaining butter. Add ginger and cook for 1 minute. Add coriander, cumin, garam masala and chili powder and cook for 30 seconds. Add tomato pure and a pinch of salt and simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Return chicken to saucepan with yoghurt and cream.
  4. Simmer a further 10 minutes or until chicken is cooked. Ladle into bowls, sprinkle with almonds and coriander.

Additional Information

Serve hot with Indian Naan Bread.

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