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Butter Chicken Curry

Butter chicken is a rich, aromatic tomato-based curry made with tender chicken that has been marinated in a spiced yogurt...

Butter chicken is a rich, aromatic tomato-based curry made with tender chicken that has been marinated in a spiced yogurt sauce and can be served with steamed jasmine rice and naan

Ingredients

For the marinade:

  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • 2 red chiles
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 Teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 Teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 Teaspoons garam masala
  • 2 cardamom pods
  • 6.7 Ounces plain yogurt
  • 2 fourteen-ounce cans of whole peeled tomatoes
  • 1 fourteen-ounce can of tomato puree
  • Thumb-size piece ginger, grated
  • 1 Tablespoon vinegar
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 2 chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized chunks

For the butter chicken:

  • 3 Tablespoons oil/ghee
  • 2 large onions, sliced
  • 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 3.5 Ounces butter, cubed
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste

Directions

For the marinade:

In a blender, process the spices, yogurt, tomatoes, ginger, vinegar, sugar, and garlic until completely fine. Pour over the chopped chicken and allow to marinate for 2 hours. 

For the butter chicken:

Heat the oil in a hot pot and fry the onions until soft and golden. Add the garlic and fry for another minute then add the chicken and all the marinade and allow to come to a boil. Lower the heat and allow to cook for 30–45 minutes until the chicken is fully cooked and the sauce has thickened. Add the butter and stir through. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Serve with jasmine rice and naan bread.

Nutritional Facts
Servings10
Calories Per Serving228
Total Fat16g25%
Sugar7gN/A
Saturated9g44%
Cholesterol56mg19%
Protein10g20%
Carbs13g4%
Vitamin A145µg16%
Vitamin B120.2µg3.4%
Vitamin B60.5mg22.7%
Vitamin C31mg51%
Vitamin D0.4µg0.1%
Vitamin E2mg9%
Vitamin K7µg9%
Calcium85mg9%
Fiber3g14%
Folate (food)22µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)22µg6%
Iron2mg10%
Magnesium36mg9%
Monounsaturated5gN/A
Niacin (B3)5mg24%
Phosphorus130mg19%
Polyunsaturated1gN/A
Potassium535mg15%
Riboflavin (B2)0.2mg9.2%
Sodium539mg22%
Thiamin (B1)0.5mg34.8%
Trans0.4gN/A
Zinc0.8mg5.2%