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Radhika’s Butter Chicken

Ingredients

Serves: 4 people

Preparation time: 60 min

  • 1 kg boneless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 tsp chilli powder, to taste
  • 2 tsp Kashmiri medium masala
  • 1 tsp ground coriander powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp ground garlic
  • 80 ml plain yoghurt
  • 1 tin tomato purée
  • 250 ml fresh cream
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup coriander, chopped
  • 1 tsp salt, to taste
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 tbsp oil

Preparation method

  • Mix together chicken, chilli powder, masala, coriander, cumin, garam masala, turmeric, lemon juice, ginger, garlic and yoghurt. Leave to marinate 4-5 hrs.
  • Heat butter and oil together, add whole spices (e.g. cinnamon, cloves, bay leaves, cardamom) and onions. Fry until soft and slightly browned.
  • Add marinated chicken mixture, cook for ± 10 min.
  • Add tomato purée, continue to cook until done.
  • Add fresh cream and chopped coriander, simmer for 5 min.
  • Serve with basmati rice and naan bread.