Butter Chicken Recipe

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Butter Chicken
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  1. In a bowl, mix together the chicken pieces with salt and turmeric powder.
  2. Keep aside for 2 hours. Note: The longer you keep this, the tastier your chicken.
  3. In a pot, boil the chicken in a glass of water.
  4. Once the chicken is semi-cooked, drain the water and keep aside.
  5. Mix the drained water with the fried onions and cashews as well as the boiled tomatoes.
  6. Prepare a paste of the above mixture.
  7. Now, in a large saucepan, melt the butter until it becomes frothy.
  8. Fold in cloves, cinnamon sticks and the half boiled chicken pieces.
  9. Mix thoroughly and then add the ginger and garlic followed by red chilli and corriander powders.
  10. Now, stir in the paste prepared from tomatoes, onions and cashewnuts.
  11. Cook on medium heat until the oil separates.
  12. Drizzle in some fresh cream.
  13. Add corriander leaves and methi powder as a garnish.
  14. Serve hot with Indian Basmati rice.
  15. Enjoy a hearty meal!
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 417.51 Kcal (1748 kJ)
Calories from fat 379.86 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 42.21g 65%
Cholesterol 112.13mg 37%
Sodium 28.24mg 1%
Potassium 274.69mg 6%
Total Carbs 9.88g 3%
Sugars 3.65g 15%
Dietary Fiber 2.03g 8%
Protein 2.5g 5%
Vitamin C 13.6mg 23%
Vitamin A 0.5mg 17%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Calcium 57.9mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 243.53 Kcal (1020 kJ)
Calories from fat 221.56 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24.62g 65%
Cholesterol 65.4mg 37%
Sodium 16.47mg 1%
Potassium 160.22mg 6%
Total Carbs 5.77g 3%
Sugars 2.13g 15%
Dietary Fiber 1.18g 8%
Protein 1.46g 5%
Vitamin C 7.9mg 23%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 17%
Iron 0.3mg 3%
Calcium 33.8mg 6%

* 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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Weightwatchers Points

  • 11.5
  • 12

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • very low sodium

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