Butter Chicken

Trish Morris

By
@Habibisca

My I love Indian Food. This is one that is a toss up going out to eat in an Indian Restaruant. Coconut Curry or Butter Chicken. Here is my Butter Chicken.

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1/4
minced white onion
3 Tbsp
lemon juice
3 Tbsp
butter (use real butter)
2 tsp
ginger paste
2 tsp
garlic paste
3 tsp
garam masala (found in spice isle)
1 tsp
ground cumin
1/4 c
plain yogurt
1 c
tomato sauce
3/4 c
half and half
dash(es)
cayenne
3
chicken breasts

Step-By-Step

1Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Saute onions until soft and translucent. Stir in lemon juice , butter, ginger-garlic paste, 2 teaspoons garam masala, and cumin. Cook, stirring for about two minutes. Add tomato sauce and blend in and cook for another two minutes. Stir in yogurt and half/half -coffee cream). Reduce heat and simmer for 5 min. Remove and set aside
2Heat 1 Tbls oil and a teaspoon butter in large skillet over medium heat. Cut Chicken into cubes and cook about 10 minutes. Reduce heat and add 1 teaspoon garam masala and a dash of cayenne. Add your sauce to the chicken and cook on low till chicken is no longer pink inside.
3Serve over Basmati Rice and garnish with fresh cilantro.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Indian
Hashtags: #East, #Indian, #Ethnic