butter chicken

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
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By Trish Morris
from Edmonton, AB

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.

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
serves 4
prep time 15 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For butter chicken

  • 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
    cayenne
  • 3
    chicken breasts

How To Make butter chicken

  • 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.
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