Butter Chicken

Recipe by Bubba-Q

This dish is delicious, however it is definitely not a weight watcher recipe : )

Top Review by Myssuh Morgan

Pretty close to the Indian place I eat at, but I felt that the taste of the yogurt was a little too strong, I would try 1/2 cup of yogurt and 1 1/2 of heavy whipping cream instead... Other than that, it was great!!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large saucepan over medium high heat.
  2. Saute onion until soft and translucent.
  3. Stir in butter, lemon juice, ginger, garlic, 1 teaspoon garam masala,cayenne, chili powder,coriander, cinnamon, cumin and bay leaf.
  4. Cook, stirring, for about 2 minutes.
  5. Add tomato sauce and cook for 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  6. Stir in cream and yogurt.
  7. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
  8. Season with salt, pepper .
  9. Remove from heat and set aside.
  10. toss bones and skin from thighs into skillet and render fat on med-high heat. about 5 minutes.
  11. Heat 1 tablespoon rendered chicken oil in a large heavy skillt over medium heat.
  12. Cook chicken until lightly browned, about 10 minutes.
  13. Reduce heat med-low and season with 1 teaspoon garam masala and cayenne.
  14. Stir in about 1/3 of the sauce and simmer until reduced by 1/2.
  15. Pour remaining sauce into chicken and simmer 10 minutes.
  16. add lime juice and simmer 2 minutes.
  17. serve over rice and garnish with cilantro sprig.

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