Butter Chicken Recipe
East Indian Style!

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Butter Chicken Recipe East Indian Style!
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This butter chicken recipe takes a little over a half hour to cook but it’s absolutely worth it!

So what inspired me to try some East Indian chicken cuisine?




I was invited to lunch by a friend a while ago to a local restaurant. I always like to check what kind of chicken recipes are served. It gives me ideas to try making things my own way! Don’t you like doing that too?

Then I saw something called butter chicken. For me this was new, so I ordered some and just loved it.

The sauce was very smooth. I don’t always like rice too much but this time the combination was just perfect for me.

I checked out the ingredients. I decided I would try my own version and then share it with you!

Et voila!

Ingredients (Serves 4 butters):

Breasts For Butter Chicken Recipe
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2 chicken breasts
2 onions
1 tablespoon of butter
1 tsp of minced garlic
1 tsp of minced ginger
1 tsp of curry powder
2 tsp of coriander powder
1 tsp of chilli powder
1 tablespoon of tomato paste
1 cup of milk
3 tablespoons of sour cream
Vegeta seasoning and pepper to taste

Directions:

Wash and dry chicken breasts. Cut into small cubes. Saute in a pan over low heat until lightly crisp.

Sauteed Chicken Cubes
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Set aside.

Peel and rinse the onions. Mince into small sizes.

Heat all the butter in a pan over low heat and add the chopped up onions. Saute until golden brown.

Sauteing Diced Onions
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Onions Sauteed Just Right
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Add the ginger, garlic, curry, coriander, and chilli powder. Mix well and continue to saute.

Adding Ginger Coriander Chili Curry
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Mixed Spices And Onions
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Add the tomato paste and cook for 3-5 minutes until everything simmers. Notice up till now, that everytime we add an ingredient, the mix gets darker!

Adding Tomato Paste
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Add the milk and the sauteed chicken cubes.

Chicken Cubes In Tomato Paste
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Adding the milk turns mixture into more of a sauce. Continue heating covered for 9-12 minutes until the chicken is soft.

After that time, uncover the pan and add the sour cream. Mix well and let simmer for about 3 more minutes. Notice, now, adding ingredients makes the mix lighter!

Adding Sour Cream
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Mixing In Sour Cream
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The cream will give the sauce a better consistency.

My Chef's Tips:

Like I said before, I’m not that much of a rice fan, but my butter chicken recipe goes great with it. (My Chef agrees!)

Add a light tomato salad and you have...

Tomato Salad For Butter Chicken Recipe
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...perfection - East Indian style!

Well almost!


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