Butter Chicken

Are you craving comfort food? This Butter Chicken dish is a creamy, luscious treat that will fulfill all of your needs!

Ingredients

– 1.5 lbs chicken breast, cubed

– 1 cup plain yogurt

– 2 tablespoons lemon juice

– 2 teaspoons turmeric powder

– 2 teaspoons garam masala

– 2 teaspoons cumin

– 2 tablespoons ginger garlic paste

– Salt to taste

– 3 tablespoons unsalted butter

– 1 large onion, finely chopped

– 1 can (14 oz) tomato puree

– 1 cup heavy cream

– 1 teaspoon chili powder (adjust to taste)

– 2 tablespoons honey

– Fresh cilantro for garnish

Directions:

1. In a large bowl, mix yogurt, lemon juice, turmeric, garam masala, cumin, ginger garlic paste, and salt. Add the chicken, coat well with the marinade, and let it rest for at least 1 hour, preferably overnight in the refrigerator.

2. Melt butter in a large pan over medium heat. Add onions and sauté until they turn translucent.

3. Add the marinated chicken to the pan and cook until all sides are browned.

4. Pour in the tomato puree and let it simmer for 10 minutes. Add chili powder and honey, adjust the seasoning as needed.

5. Stir in the heavy cream and simmer for another 10-15 minutes, until the chicken is cooked through and the sauce has thickened.

6. Garnish with chopped cilantro before serving.

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Butter Chicken

Are you craving comfort food? This Butter Chicken dish is a creamy, luscious treat that will fulfill all of your needs!

  • – 1.5 lbs chicken breast (cubed)
  • – 1 cup plain yogurt
  • – 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • – 2 teaspoons turmeric powder
  • – 2 teaspoons garam masala
  • – 2 teaspoons cumin
  • – 2 tablespoons ginger garlic paste
  • – Salt to taste
  • – 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • – 1 large onion (finely chopped)
  • – 1 can (14 oz tomato puree)
  • – 1 cup heavy cream
  • – 1 teaspoon chili powder (adjust to taste)
  • – 2 tablespoons honey
  • – Fresh cilantro for garnish
  1. In a large bowl, mix yogurt, lemon juice, turmeric, garam masala, cumin, ginger garlic paste, and salt. Add the chicken, coat well with the marinade, and let it rest for at least 1 hour, preferably overnight in the refrigerator.
  2. Melt butter in a large pan over medium heat. Add onions and sauté until they turn translucent.
  3. Add the marinated chicken to the pan and cook until all sides are browned.
  4. Pour in the tomato puree and let it simmer for 10 minutes. Add chili powder and honey, adjust the seasoning as needed.
  5. Stir in the heavy cream and simmer for another 10-15 minutes, until the chicken is cooked through and the sauce has thickened.
  6. Garnish with chopped cilantro before serving.
dinner
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Butter Chicken

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