Easy Butter Chicken

Easy Butter Chicken

Recipe by CookingIsLifestyleCourse: Chicken Recipes, Indian Kitchen
Servings

2

servings
Prep time

20

minutes
Cooking time

20

minutes
Calories

390

kcal

Ingredients

  • For the Marinade:
  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1 tsp ginger paste

  • 1 tsp garlic paste

  • 1 tsp paprika

  • 1 tsp turmeric

  • 1 tsp garam masala

  • 3 tbsp plain yoghurt

  • For the Curry Sauce:
  • 2 shallots, finely chopped

  • 1 tsp garlic paste

  • 1 tsp ginger paste

  • 1/2 cup of tomato purée

  • 1/2 cup dbl cream

  • 1 tsp turmeric

  • 1 tsp paprika

  • 1 tsp garam masala

  • 1 tsp salt

  • Other ingredients:
  • 2 chicken breasts, diced

  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter

  • Fresh coriander

Directions

  • Mix all the marinade ingredients together. Mix in the chicken and set aside for 15 minutes.
  • Heat pan with 1 tbsp olive oil and cook the marinated chicken until done. Then set aside.
  • Add 3 tbsp of butter to pan and add shallots.
  • After a few mins, add the garlic and ginger paste.
  • Now add tomato purée, paprika, garam masala and salt. Mix well for a few seconds.
  • Pour in the cream (and a splash of water if needed) and mix for another minute.
  • Add the chicken back in and combine. Cook for another 3-4 minutes. Then add in the coriander. I served this dish with basmati rice and poppadoms.