Butter chicken – A delicate blend of rich curry spices
There is something so special about a bowl of curry steaming with flavour. This butter chicken curry consists of such a delicious blend of spices and fresh herbs that it is simply irresistible.
If you ever find yourself in KwaZulu Natal, do yourself a favour and book yourself in at The Oyster Box Hotel for an unforgettable experience. There you will have the opportunity to enjoy this tasty butter chicken along with so many other indulgences.
However, if you are unable to make it to KwaZulu Natal, you can prepare your own fragrant butter chicken at home. After tasting this masterpiece, you will never look at curry the same way.
Butter chicken recipe
Course: MainCuisine: IndianDifficulty: Easy
1 kg cubed chicken breast fillets
50 g garlic paste
20 g ginger paste
100 g butter
30 g paprika
20 g cumin powder
200 ml fresh cream
30 g garam masala
100 ml natural yoghurt
50 ml pureed tomato
100 g onion paste
40 g mixed masala
20 g dhania powder
50 g chopped masala
Melt the butter and add the onion, ginger, garlic, paprika, cumin powder, garam masala, dhania powder and the mixed masala. Cook until fragrant.Add the chicken and yoghurt and cook for a further 4 minutes.Add the tomato puree and cook for 8 minutes.Add cream and reduce to a sauce consistency.Season with salt and add clarified butter to finish the dish.
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