An easy recipe for an Indian butter chicken

Easy Indian butter chicken (serves six)

Ingredients Instructions
  • 500g Mutti passata
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 800g chicken breast cutted into bite size pieces
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger root grated
  • 2 teaspoons curry
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 250ml coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley
  • 200g cooked basmati rice
  • Melt the butter in a large skillet and add the garlic. Cook for 1 minute, add ginger, all the other spices and salt. Cook about 3 minutes. If needed, add a tablespoon of water. Then add the passata and 60ml of water.
  • Add the chicken thighs and mix well. Cook for about 20 minutes.
  • Stir in the coconut milk and allow the sauce to reduce a little. Taste and see if you need to add a little bit more salt.
  • Serve warm over basmati rice with chopped parsley and mint.
  • Bake the dough 220 celsius for 15 minutes. Then put on top pizza sauce and bake for 10 minutes more.

Recipe © Mutti |