Authentic indian butter chicken recipe

Main Dish
5 servings
15 min
30 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 5
500 g boneless chicken, cut into bite size pieces

2 teaspoons . lemon juice

2 teaspoons . salt

3 tablespoons. paprika powder

1 tablespoons. spice mix

-2 tablespoons. Coriander

1 tablespoons. cumin powder

-Whole spices: a tbsp. mixture of cinammon bark, anis seed

1 1/2 tablespoons. fenugreek, dried

3/4 cups cream

1/2 cup tomato puree'

3 tablespoons. butter

2 etaspoons. sugar


  • Marinate chicken in yoghurt, lemon juice, salt, chopped ginger, minced garlic and 1/2 of paprika, cumin. Leave for an hour or 3o minutes.
  • Lightly roast whole spices, then using a mortar and pestle- ground til powdery.
  • In a wok or saucepan, brown chicken and set aside. Add butter and oil together, add in the spices.
  • Add tomato puree, simmer a little then pour in the cream.
  • Add in the chicken pieces and simmer over low fire til sauce thickens and the oil separates from the sauce- then you'll know it's ready.
  • Sprinkle the dried fenugreek last.
  • Serve hot with steamed Basmati rice and garlic naan.


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La receta en español estaria mejor. Es complicado así...

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