Easy Butter Chicken and Saffron Rice (with Dairy-Free option)

GARAM MASALA KITCHEN
20Ingredients
50Minutes
590Calories

Ingredients

US|METRIC
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs (or Breast, cut in 3 inch pieces)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons ginger garlic paste (1 inch ginger, 6 cloves garlic, pulsed/grated)
  • 14 ounces diced tomatoes
  • 4 Roma tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 3 teaspoons Garam Masala (depending on your spice preferences)
  • 1 tablespoon coriander powder
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream (OR, Full-Fat Coconut milk for dairy Free option)
  • 2 teaspoons sugar (optional)
  • 3 tablespoons chopped cilantro (fresh)
  • 1 cup basmati rice (rinsed 2-3 times)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon saffron (soaked in 1 tablespoon water, microwaved 20 seconds)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons light olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds (optional)
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    NutritionView More

    590Calories
    Sodium46% DV1110mg
    Fat38% DV25g
    Protein82% DV42g
    Carbs17% DV50g
    Fiber16% DV4g
    Calories590Calories from Fat230
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat25g38%
    Saturated Fat9g45%
    Trans Fat0g
    Cholesterol150mg50%
    Sodium1110mg46%
    Potassium1200mg34%
    Protein42g82%
    Calories from Fat230
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate50g17%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Sugars7g14%
    Vitamin A50%
    Vitamin C40%
    Calcium10%
    Iron15%

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

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