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Balti Butter Chicken Recipe

Balti Butter Chicken Ingredients:

Balti Butter Chicken Recipe
Balti Butter Chicken Recipe
  • 1/4 pint natural yoghurt
  • 2 ounces ground almonds
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed bay leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 4 green cardamom pods
  • 1 teaspoon ginger pulp
  • 1 teaspoon garlic pulp
  • 14 ounces can tomatoes
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 pounds chicken, skinned, boned and cubed
  • 3 ounces butter
  • 1 tablespoon corn oil
  • 2 medium onions, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh coriander, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons single cream

How to make Balti Butter Chicken:

  • Place the yoghurt, ground almonds, all the dry spices, ginger, garlic, tomatoes and salt in a mixing bowl and blend together thoroughly. Put the chicken into a large mixing bowl and pour over the yoghurt mixture, Set aside. Melt together the butter and oil in a medium karahi, wok or frying pan. Add the onions and fry for about 3 minutes. Add the chicken mixture and stir-fry for about 7-10 minutes. Stir in about half of the coriander and mix well. Pour over the cream and stir in well. Bring to a gentle simmer. Serve garnished with the remaining chopped coriander.
  • Place the yoghurt, ground almonds, all the dry spices, ginger, garlic, tomatoes and salt in a mixing bowl and blend together thoroughly. Put the chicken into a large mixing bowl and pour over the yoghurt mixture, Set aside. Melt together the butter and oil in a medium karahi, wok or frying pan. Add the onions and fry for about 3 minutes. Add the chicken mixture and stir-fry for about 7-10 minutes. Stir in about half of the coriander and mix well. Pour over the cream and stir in well. Bring to a gentle simmer. Serve garnished with the remaining chopped coriander.

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