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Indian Butter Chicken

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  • 4 skinless chicken breasts (bonless, ; cubed)
  • 1 can tomato paste (;, the small can)
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon garlic (; minced)
  • 3/4 teaspoon ginger (; grated)
  • 1 tablespoon Garam Masala
  • 2 teaspoons tumeric
  • 1 tablespoon fenugreek (;, I use powder, but seeds can be used too)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper (; or add more to taste, depending on how hot you like it)
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
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    Calories800Calories from Fat550
    Total Fat61g94%
    Saturated Fat36g180%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat550
    Total Carbohydrate14g5%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Vitamin A60%
    Vitamin C20%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    tania 3 months ago
    Uhh amazing color and the mix of spices. India is here in Europe less expense due we can’t travel. Well done again amazing💕
    Shoresh Said a year ago
    Very nice, definitely will do it again, thank you Yummly
    Andrew S. a year ago
    Everyone finished it. I would decrease the cream so that it will be red in color. Will try again soon. How do i make the sauce stick to the chicken?
    Alisa M. a year ago
    Great and easy to make!
    _ Dylweed _ a year ago
    Great recipe! Has the perfect amount of heat, with incredible flavor. This makes more of that sauce than you would think, so I would use 5 chicken breasts instead of 4 if I were you (that may just be me though). Other than that, I wouldn’t change a thing
    Stephen K. 2 years ago
    Outstanding! Didn’t have fenugreek, so I ground fennel seeds. Whole family loved it.
    Eric Gilbert 2 years ago
    Great recipe! I was worried at first that the sauce to chicken ratio was going to be off (it looks like a ton of chicken as you’re prepping it) but it worked out to be perfect. I’ll definitely be using this recipe again.
    Jess Lawrence 2 years ago
    Amazing! I loved it! I’m sensitive to spice so I used a 1/4 tsp of cayenne and it was just perfect. Definitely a keeper for my family!!
    Vík M. 2 years ago
    Nice, but was not spicy enough. A spoon of bhut jolokia pepper added or at least double the chili and cayenne
    Cindy 2 years ago
    Really, really good!!!!
    Regis Marco 2 years ago
    Overall turned ok. Note that 1 full teaspoon of cayenne is too spicy for some. I did an other attempt where I marinated the chicken in garlic, ginger and garam massala, really added something.
    Cory Benson 2 years ago
    Delicious and easy to make!
    Andras 2 years ago
    Good recipe with two changes. Ease up on the hot: a half teaspoon of cayenne is ample unless you have a steel throat. A flavourful addition is ground fennel seeds. Start with half a teaspoon and add to taste. For a fuller, overall flavour, marinate first with tomato paste and your aromatics, then use them all in the dish when cooking. Ask yourself how much you want to regret not trying it this way?
    Brittani 2 years ago
    It turned out really good. Would definitely make again.
    Nathan Petersen 2 years ago
    Turned out great. It was a little spicy for my kids, so I ended up adding some extra cream to mellow it out. Have made it twice now!
    Sara Adams 3 years ago
    So delicious! I couldn’t find fenugreek so I just left it out.
    Scottie O. 3 years ago
    Everything was great! Missing the fenugreek, and Garam Masala. Added the extra paste and it definitely made it better. All in all.....everyone went back for seconds!
    Gallon 3 years ago
    Amazingly delicious butter chicken recipe. I added extra dried chillies for an extra kick. Sauce was a little thick, I think next time I will add a little milk to thin it out
    Helena E 3 years ago
    Good but on the hotter side ! Simple to make and quick .
    Criss M. 3 years ago
    Deliciousness!!! I am making it again tomorrow!
    yumi sweet 3 years ago
    Yummm, my kids loved it. Thanks for sharing this recipe.
    Corey Wilcox 4 years ago
    Wonderful recipe...i left out the cream used kefir and added some fried onions. Turned out great and i will definitely be making it again.
    Patrick M. 5 years ago
    Very yummy and super easy. I made it a little spicer but that's what I like. Excellent and easy meal for any weekday