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.


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat 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
2
Heat 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.
3
Serve over Basmati Rice and garnish with fresh cilantro.

About this Recipe

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