Butter Chicken Recipe

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Butter Chicken
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  1. Put the yogurt, almonds, dry spices, ginger, garlic, tomatoes and salt into a mixing bowl and blend together thoroughly.
  2. Put the chicken into a large mixing bowl and pour the yogurt mixture over it.
  3. Set aside.
  4. Melt together the ghee and oil in a medium-sized wok or deep round-bottomed skillet.
  5. Add the onions and stir-fry for about 3 minutes.
  6. Add the chicken mixture and stir-fry for 7-10 minutes.
  7. Stir in about half the cilantro and mix well.
  8. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer until desired consistency is reached.
  9. Remove bay leaves and cinnamon stick.
  10. Serve garnished with remaining cilantro.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 489.87 Kcal (2051 kJ)
Calories from fat 172.6 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19.18g 30%
Cholesterol 36.36mg 12%
Sodium 40611mg 1692%
Potassium 1025.06mg 22%
Total Carbs 52.56g 18%
Sugars 7.03g 28%
Dietary Fiber 3.17g 13%
Protein 30.3g 61%
Vitamin C 10.8mg 18%
Iron 4.4mg 24%
Calcium 434.5mg 43%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 143.29 Kcal (600 kJ)
Calories from fat 50.49 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.61g 30%
Cholesterol 10.64mg 12%
Sodium 11878.92mg 1692%
Potassium 299.83mg 22%
Total Carbs 15.37g 18%
Sugars 2.05g 28%
Dietary Fiber 0.93g 13%
Protein 8.86g 61%
Vitamin C 3.2mg 18%
Iron 1.3mg 24%
Calcium 127.1mg 43%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 10.8
  • 13

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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