Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken!

Take your taste buds for a dreamy ride with this delicious Butter Chicken Recipe!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword butter chicken, curry, Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 people

Shopping list!

  • Olive Oil, for Saute
  • 1 Onion, Chopped
  • 4 cloves Garlic, Sliced
  • 1 kg Chicken lovely legs
  • 2 heaped tbsp Belicious Masala
  • 1 cup Tomato Passata
  • 1 small can Peas
  • 5 baby carrots
  • 2 cubes stock
  • 1 can cream, if available
  • 1 glass milk
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 1/2 small block butter
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • salt to taste

Now the fun begins!

  • Sautée onion and garlic until brown
  • Add chicken, let the legs fry a little on medium heat for a couple minutes on each side
  • Add the passata and chicken cubes. Add a little water if needed. ( if it starts to get stuck to bottom).
  • Place lid, and let it cook for 5 min.
  • In a separate container, add masala, flour, salt and sugar to milk. Stir until flour is dissolved.
  • Add mix to chicken, stir, bring to boil and let it cook for 10 min.
  • Open to see if it’s very thick, the sauce should be a nice creamy consistency if it’s too thick, add a little more milk.
  • Add creme and butter, let it cook until done.
  • (Keep checking to see if it doesn’t absorb or dry up because milk can burn quickly )
  • Add the carrots and the peas 4 minutes before removing from heat
  • Serve with rice (or garlic naan) 
  • Add a bunch of chopped fresh coriander once removed from heat
  • Enjoy!