Truly Delicious Indian Butter Chicken
No need to order out - make your own butter chicken dish and impress family and friends.
- 250 ml cream
- 60 ml plain yoghurt
- 250 ml tomato puree
- 1 Robertsons bay leaf
- 5 ml Robertsons cumin
- 5 ml chilli powder
- 10 ml garam masala
- 15 ml ginger and garlic paste
- 10 ml lemon juice
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 30 ml oil
- 38 g (1 sachet) Knorr Classic white sauce
- 30 ml butter
- 1 pinch black pepper to taste
- 500 g skinless chicken thighs, deboned and cut into bite-sized pieces
- 1 pinch Robertsons cayenne pepper
- Heat 15 ml oil in a large saucepan over medium high heat.
- Sautè onion until soft and translucent.
- Stir in butter, lemon juice, ginger and garlic paste, 5 ml garam masala, chilli powder, cumin and bay leaf.
- Cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
- Add tomato puree, and cook for 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
- Stir in yoghurt and cream and Knorr Classic White Sauce.
- Reduce heat to low, and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
- Season with pepper.
- Remove from heat and set aside.
- Heat remaining oil in a large frying pan over medium heat.
- Cook chicken until lightly browned (about 10 minutes).
- Reduce heat and season with remaining 5 ml garam masala and cayenne pepper.
- Stir chicken into sauce and cook for 5 minutes or until thickened.
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