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Butter Chicken Recipe

Butter Chicken Punjabi Recipe

butter chicken recipe



  • 150ml plain natural yoghurt
  • 50g ground almonds
  • 1 ½ tsp chilli powder
  • ¼ tsp crushed bay leaves
  • ¼ tsp ground cloves
  • ¼tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 4 green cardamom pods
  • 1 tsp ginger pulp
  • 1 tsp garlic pulp
  • 400g can of chopped tomatoes
  • 1 ¼ tsp salt
  • 1kg skinless chicken breast fillets
  • 75g butter
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 2 medium onions, sliced
  • 2 tbsp fresh coriander, chopped
  • 4 tbsp cream


Place the yoghurt, ground almonds, all the dry spices, ginger, garlic, tomatoes and salt in a mixing bowl and blend together well.
Place the chicken fillets into a large mixing bowl and pour the yoghurt mixture over and set aside.
In a large frying pan heat the oil and butter together.
Add the onions and fry for about 3 minutes.
Add the chicken mixture and stir-fry for about 7 to 10 minutes.
Stir in about half of the coriander and mix well.
Pour over the cream and stir in well and bring to the boil.
Garnish the Indian butter chicken with the remaining chopped coriander.

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