Indian Butter Chicken with Basmati Rice Recipe | Yummly

Indian Butter Chicken with Basmati Rice

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  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion (1/2 lb., peeled and chopped)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh ginger (finely chopped)
  • 1 jalapeño (fresh, seeded, and chopped)
  • 2 teaspoons Garam Masala
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander
  • 6 ounces tomato paste
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half cream
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts (cut into 3/4-inch chunks)
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • fresh cilantro
  • lime wedges
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium29% DV700mg
    Fat22% DV14g
    Protein65% DV33g
    Carbs3% DV10g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories290Calories from Fat130
    Total Fat14g22%
    Saturated Fat6g30%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat130
    Total Carbohydrate10g3%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C20%

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


    Mary Jo Da Costa a month ago
    A lot of prep but worth it my family loved the meal! It calls for bay leaf but instructions don’t say when to add. I added with cream and let simmer. First time having butter chicken it was Delicious!!! Will make again
    Amanda 3 months ago
    I enjoyed it. My husband wasn’t as big of a fan. Said there was nothing to it. It is a pretty hands on recipe. Give yourself time for prepping
    FantasticHomeChef 4 months ago
    Outstanding! We loved it!
    berkeley a year ago
    It turned out pretty well. It tasted quite citrus like or very ginger like. I couldn't put my finger on it. It could be the way I prepared it but I liked it none the less.
    Michael Tarleton 2 years ago
    I made a vegetarian version of it but adding paneer instead of chicken and water instead of chicken broth. It tasted as yummy as butter chicken. This is my favorite recipe for butter chicken.
    Katherine T. 2 years ago
    definetly will make it again. we didn't add the jalapeno as we have yound kids still really nice
    Nour 2 years ago
    Amazing receipe ! The real taste
    Kate C. 4 years ago
    Good and full of flavor but a little too much work to pull it together when using one of those Patak's bottles does just as good a job. Didn't wash out saute pan before adding chicken and didn't have any issues. My family loved it.
    Rachael P. 4 years ago
    Really good recipe! Didn't have cardamom or coriander so substituted with tandoori masala and it came out great! Will definitely be making again!