Good, Quick, Clean Recipe. I just came back from India and I loved the Butter Chicken there so I thought I would try and make it myself. I’m totally lost. Enjoy! We both really liked it. Thank you so much! Thank you so much for sharing, this butter chicken recipe will now be a staple. So glad you all liked it!! Hubby and I ate Butter Chicken in Florida last week and enjoyed it so much that he asked me to make it at home. I’m so glad you liked it xo. xo. if a red butter chicken is served then it surely has added color.. AHH, butter chicken is my favorite! Veel te vaak wordt deze klassieker met room bereid, maar da’s een doodzonde in de ogen van een echte Italiaan. Glad you enjoyed it! What great tips — thanks, Jelena! Happy cooking!! Or do you mean canned tomatoes. Thanks a million! Sounds like a great way to use extra chicken! Hi Roland! I’ve used this recipe 4 times but made changes to make a healthier option by using less butter by 2 tablespoons.I add 1/2 cup water to spices before combining with onions. I don’t find it to be very spicy at all, but you certainly could reduce the chili and cayenne! i get more of a light brown sauce, which is fine … i just don’t trust recipe sites that use photos that clearly didn’t come from following those recipes. Hi Ali! Thank you so much for sharing this with us…ugh…*licking my bowl…literally*, Haha! Thanks, Steph! I’m not sure if it made a difference but I definitely had no curdling and a deliciously creamy sauce. Met dit recept waan je je zonder moeite ook in het zonnige Italië: spaghetti, scampi, rucola, zongedroogde tomaatjes en een scheutje witte wijn. This however, was pretty simple and tastes just as good as when I order this dish at my local Indian restaurant. At the beginning of the recipe you said this changed your life and its seriously that good! You’re welcome! Butter chicken is a mild, creamy chicken curry recipe that's sure to please even the kids. I know this is an old post but would you be able to put up a photo of the canned tomatoes or tomato paste you use please? This was so easy and delicious. xo. Thanks for the unhelpful, trolling comment! This is going in the recipe book. But we can’t do too much spice, This is the best butter chicken and it’s so easy to make… love love love it…. I just have to say that I absolutely love this recipe….so thank you for that. I live in Lebanon. Good luck! Also i wanna know if i can use tomato puree instead of tomato sauce. xoxo. That’s a great idea! Great recipe! I made minor adjustments, such as not using all of the butter, and about 1/8 tsp more cayenne. Hope it turns out as good as yours. Omg. Am eager to try out this recipe! Thank you for this fantastic recipe. I will never buy the stuff from the store again! They LOVED it. I couldn’t find chicken thighs at the store (living through the coronavirus pandemic atm) but there were chicken breasts. Ook vind ik het erg lekker om wat plakjes komkommer erbij te serveren. My butter chicken recipe is a one-pot-wonder and is full of rich, flavoursome spices and tender slow cooked meat. Served over rice and with a fresh salad to counteract the richness. Two cups of cream is a lot, I know! I’m guessing it was just that!! Great recipe by the way! Truly gorgeous curry, looked and tasted like a genuine butter chicken. I see that most of the comments on this are pretty old but somehow on glorious pinterest I found this gem and I am soooo thankful I did! Thanks for such a kind recommendation, Tayyabba!! xo. As for simple curry dishes, I’d check out pinterest or google for some ideas! Thanks for sharing xoxo, I finally had a chance to make this dish tonight. Ik ben toevallig op jouw site beland naar aanleiding van de zoekopdracht “Butter Chicken”. Good luck! How do I make it thicker? Thanks for the great recipe! I added sugar since I like mine on the sweeter side, and I have to say, it was close to my favorite restaurant’s dish. Hi! Made this tonight and it was everthing I hoped it would be and more! Yay! This recipe was outstandingly delicious, and from my limited experience rather authentic as well. Hi, I’m cooking for 5 big eaters, should I double the recipe? Super easy. I make no claims to be an expert writer. Harissa stoofschotel met merquez worstjes & zoete aardappel – Nadia en Merijn If so how would you vary the recipe? Used one cup plain Greek yogurt and one cup coconut milk. Thanks for the recipe. Email Save Print Butter chicken like chicken tikka masala, is one of the most popular Indian curries across the world and for all the right reasons. Totally!! Although I adjusted the spices levels to increase the heat, I stayed true to the rest so I would have an idea on what makes what taste like what. And usually with homemade paneer – I use the recipe from Journey Kitchen, always comes out great. The recipe was well written and super easy to follow! I’m still confused on the tomato thing, tbh! This recipe has finally ended my search for the perfect butter chicken recipe. Glad you like it, Theresa! This was very good and fairly easy! Enjoy! I impressed my boyfriend, but most importantly MYSELF with this dinner last night. It’s going in my recipe rotation. Just made this on a cold February night. It was my first time but it turned out perfect! I’m vegetarian so I used a faux meat substitute but it was still tasty and easy to whip up. Does “garam masala” refer to the whole spices or the ground one? And, in all honestly, this recipe may be more in line with chicken tikka masala for the simple reason that this chicken does not have bones. I love Indian food and have eaten a variety of yummy butter chicken recipes over the years. Thank you! Definitely give it a try, but get cumin next time!! Hi Dev – I do not marinate mine, but I’m sure it wouldn’t hurt! Can you please post the spices to marinate the chicken with? I found this recipe tonight and decided to give it a try. Amazing just amazing! Would use chicken thighs instead. […], Mmmm deze wil ik graag een keer maken of misschien een keertje samen? Glad to hear you liked it, Maria! Meng goed door en voeg een flinke snuf zout toe. Loved the taste of yours it was quick and just as tasty. Omg! I made this recipe and we loved it! Indian food always impresses me. Are you just referring to the cheese, paneer? It is perfect everytime. Those 1 billion 5 stars are greatly appreciated!! I’m so glad you enjoyed the recipe! I used 1 14oz can of coconut milk and it was just fantastic tasting. what is the purpose of ground cumin? for the slow cooker. I made this last night and my husband and I both loved it! About 1 tbsp dried leaves / chicken and crush in your hand before you put in the sauce. I hope you enjoyed it! Thanks for sharing, Pat! Thanks for posting this recipe. The whole family enjoyed it. Its soooo good I was for sure I would mess it up but its simple and delicious . You got the spice picture just right! Hi Claire! 150 ml yoghurt A few moments before serving I gave a generous squeeze of lemon juice ( I didn’t have any limes). Jamie Oliver, de meeste mensen zullen deze Britse chef-kok wel kennen van tv. There definitely needed more tomato and less cream. Thanks for the recipe! Ground coriander sounds like a great addition! Thank you! I used some Mexican crema I had on hand too. As for the ginger, you could replaced fresh with powdered if you want — I haven’t personally tried it, but I’d start with about 3/4 tsp and see how that tastes. I’m making this recipe for the 4th time? This dish was delicious. ★☆ I can’t “do” cream and we aren’t fans of coconut so the yogurt would be a perfect swap. xoxo. I’m so glad you enjoyed it! It's a creamy and perfectly spiced Indian curry recipe with tender chicken and lots of sauce to mop up with warm naan. Any suggestions as to what I am doing wrong? The sauce turned out nice but not quite as buttery as I wanted, so I’m wondering if it’s the unsalted butter I used. Much like Autumn, I’m going to cut back on the fat next time by using whole milk or even 2% instead of cream, but we will definitely be enjoying this recipe again. I’m glad you all loved it! Hi! Great tip, Scott! My husband is from a place that has a strong Indian influence on the cuisine; so it had to be good. Sooo yummy !! I’m glad you like it! Have fun! Thank you for this awesome recipe!! Hi Jennifer! What the hell is “tomato sauce”?? Other brands definitely didn’t turn out as red (or as delicious… I’m sticking with Cirio for now!). This is absolutely DELICIOUS! Some other people have said they used ketchup and had success, but to me ketchup is absolutely NOT what to use… is it the same as the condiment in the USA? You can use tomato soup or Passata or even a can of diced tomatoes with a table spoon of Tomato puree. Everyone loved it. I didn’t have any cream on hand so I used 1 cup of coconut milk and 1 cup of plain Greek yogurt and it was fantastic! By tomato paste do you mean tomao ketchup? It’s Just incredible!!!! Hallo Jaimy, Do I add 2 cups of heavy cream or 1 cup heavy cream and 1 cup water or milk? Glad to have you here! Made with no changes except I used boneless, skinless thighs instead of breasts. Definitely will be making this again. Hey. Neither of us is great in the kitchen lol. Ook jij kan koken als een chef. My family loved it! I made this tonight and not only was it heavenly but it was incredibly easy too. I expected to have to do some adjusting like I do most recipes, but not this time. As for preserving: I think because of the dairy content, you can’t can it and preserve at room temperature — that’s my understanding of canning dairy things, at least — but you could freeze it! I think the tomato paste you are referring to is known as tomato purée in india. Which one should it be? Amazing flavors. Yay! Hi Cherine! We’re a dairy free household, but the idea of using coconut cream is interesting! . Interesting!! But still totally respect the base recipe which is great. What a fun/tasty adventure to take your family on each week! i love it. Thanks for the kind words, Robert! Enjoy!! Echt fantastisch. I’m making it tonight for guests. This tasted pretty authentic to me. This is going on my list of comfort foods. Thanks for the kind comment, Michelle! It might be the only one I tried but I will defiantly only make this one from now on. How many chicken breasts equal 2lbs? xo, I used the 2 cups cream (just regular cream, not heavy cream) and mine was nowhere near the deep orangy-red color yours is. Thanks again? I used cream cheese and marinara sauce instead. I’m anxious to try this as I love Indian food. Minestronesoep van Jamie Oliver. Thanks for the note! And i used a can of diced tomatoes, pureed instead of tomato sauce. Thanks for the recommendation! Is the chilli powder you used the regular grocery store variety (like what you’d put in tacos) or Indian chilli powder? Thanks. Otherwise, a fast and easy recipe. This dish will definitely be included in my go to recipes. Your email address will not be published. The flavor was outstanding!!! Good luck! I served it over basmati rice with homemade naan. Thanks for the comment . Marinate for at least 2 hours or up … This is hands down one of the best recipes I’ve found online. If i wanted to slow cook this recipe, what do i do? I have also recently discovered that you can make delicious Indian food at home. Enjoy! I used chicken thighs instead of breasts because I like them better. First sentence of step 3 tells you to add the cream enjoy! Overall, very pleased and so much easier than the 3++ hours to make good tika masala( love tika masala for the flavor, but have a house full of dudes who need food fast). 2 times in a week! This was amazing!!!!! Is it like a pasta sauce? A traditionally Indian dish, Butter Chicken is not usually cooked on the barbecue, however, this is a grill blog and I just had to grill-i-fy this recipe. Thanks!! I added Yellow Jasmine Rice — this just put the meal over the top delicious. Stir in the remaining 2 Tbsp of butter, and season with salt and pepper, to taste. xoxo, If I used creamed coconut to substitute the 2 cups cream, would I also need 2 cups of the creamed coconut? Usually I make a recipe and make changes as needed. If you have some grass-fed butter and cream around feel free to try the traditional version, but it’s nice to have a dairy-optional version on hand as well. ), using olive oil for the chicken browning and sautéing of the onion/spices. In place of some of the butter, I use coconut oil. Voeg vervolgens de saus, overige roomboter en het room toe en laat 30 minuten sudderen tot de kip zacht en mals is. Thank you, Mary!! Jamie Oliver Holdings heeft in 2018 49,1 miljoen euro omzet gedraaid, meldt The Guardian. Thx! Good luck! What a wonderful compliment — thank you, Natalie!! Gosh. YAAAAY! Oh, my! I saw this on Pinterest and thought I could definitely do it. It adds these nice little speckles in the curry. You can leave it out if you don’t like cumin, but the end flavor will be different. Sangho Heerlijk! I’m glad you enjoyed this! Thanks for the recipe. My son asked me for butter chicken this evening and usually I use a jar of curry sauce mix but I didn’t have any. 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