Homemade butter chicken

Recipe from: 13 June 2012
butter chicken

Ingredients 19
Servings 4
Time 00:10

Ingredients

  • 600
    g
    deboned chicken thighs - cubed
  • 1
    Tbs
    canola oil
  • 100
    g
    butter
  • 2
    onions - finely chopped
  • 175
    ml
    plain yoghurt
  • 75
    ml
    water
  • 50
    g
    tomato paste
  • 1
    tsp
    sugar
  • 2
    tsp
    ground coriander
  • 2
    tsp
    garam masala
  • 1
    Tbs
    garlic and ginger paste
  • 1
    tsp
    chilli powder
  • 6
    cardamom pods
  • 6
    black peppercorns
  • 6
    dried curry leaves
  • 2
    tsp
    corn flour
  • 125
    ml
    cream
  • 250
    ml
    coriander leave - roughly chopped
  • salt to taste
 

Method

00:25
 
Heat the oil and butter in a medium pot, brown the chicken pieces in portions and set aside.

Add the onions and sauté until soft and golden brown.

In a bowl, combine the yoghurt, water, tomato paste and sugar with all the spices. Add the chicken to this mixture and coat well.

Whisk the cream and corn flour together.

Add the chicken mixture to the onions, together with the cream and simmer for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Add the chopped coriander and season to taste.

Serve with basmati rice and cucumber salad.

Reprinted with permission of Bits of Carey. To see more recipes, click here.


 

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