I Can’t Believe it’s not Butter Chicken

  • 15MINS
  • 6HR
  • 320KCAL

Imagine a delicious, fragrant butter chicken without the butter! This tasty chicken dish proves you don't need lashings of butter or cream to make the perfect curry. It's so simple, and you can vary the spice if you'd prefer an extra kick. Try pairing it with our raita on page 72.

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I added 2 sliced finger chilli's with the ginger and a pinch of asafoetida with the cinnamon
Experiment with side dishes
I made mine with the Garlic Mushroom Biryani - Delicious!
Added a few chopped chillis
My husband likes his curry with a bit of a kick so I fished mine and my sons up then added some chopped chillis.
Really tasty and simple to follow
Getting the prep done before starting to cook is key to keeping it a simple & straightforward recipe. Loads of veggies really help to make this a filling & delicious meal. As the name suggests…
Absolutely phenomenal and succulent.
I don't like courgette so I replace with green beans, what an amazing recipe. I do it in the slow cooker and the chicken just melts in the mouth, absolutely amazed with this recipe thanks PON.
Mostly store cupboard ingredients
Easy to prepare and cook
Very easy to make
I can’t compare to butter chicken as I've never had it before but this dish is a lovely thick and creamy curry. I served with half and half, home made flat bread. So satisfying!

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‘Was so lovely and tasty! So easy and quick to make as well! Very impressed’

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