Total Time
50mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 35 mins

Best Butter Chicken

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 °F (190 °C). Place half of butter in a 13 x 9-inch (33 x 23 cm) glass baking dish. Place in oven for about 3 min or until melted. Swirl to coat dish; set aside.
  2. In large deep pot, melt remaining butter over medium-high heat. Cook half of tandoori paste, the ginger, hot pepper, cumin and paprika, stirring, for about 2 min or until fragrant . Add tomatoes; bring to boil. Stir in whipping cream; return to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer, stirring often, for 10 min or until sauce is thickened.
  3. Meanwhile, in bowl, combine chicken, yogurt and remaining tandoori paste; toss to combine. Spread in single layer in prepared baking dish. Bake in oven for 10 minute Pour tomato sauce over chicken; bake for about 10 min longer or until sauce is bubbling and chicken is no longer pink inside. Sprinkle with fresh coriander and lime juice.
Most Helpful

I've been looking for a recipe for butter chicken that wasn't a complete calorie bomb, so I'm so glad you posted this. It was really good, and filled with traditional Indian flavors. I left out the cream and used milk instead, and it turned out great.

rpgaymer December 02, 2012