Butter chicken in tomato sauce

Delicious Butter chicken in tomato sauce

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Serves: 4

Calories: 365

This butter chicken in mildly spicy tomato sauce is delicious. Tender chicken sautéed with fresh vegetables and coated in a delicious sauce. Serve with rice or potatoes if desired.

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Butter chicken in tomato sauce

  • Total time: 45 minutes
  • Serves: 4
  • Calories 365


  • 2 carrots
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 10 g ginger, fresh
  • 500 g chicken breast
  • 100 g tomato paste
  • 100 g cashew nuts
  • 100 g yogurt
  • 50 g butter, melted
  • 500 ml coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp curry powder
  • 1 tbsp garam masala
  • 2 tsp red curry paste
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • vegetable oil, for frying
  • salt
  • pepper


  • 2 spring onions, to garnish


  • 1)

    Cut the carrots and peppers into small cubes. Finely dice the onion, garlic and ginger. Cut the spring onions into fine rings. Cut the chicken into strips.

  • 2)

    Heat some vegetable oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Fry the garlic and ginger for about 2 – 3 minutes. Add tomato paste and continue frying for about 2 minutes. Add the red curry paste and fry lightly. Stir occasionally to avoid burning. Then add the coconut milk.

  • 3)

    Add the chicken, onion, carrot and bell pepper to the saucepan. Add the curry powder, turmeric, Marsala, salt and pepper and stir well. Continue cooking for approx. 15-20 minutes on a low to medium heat until the chicken is cooked and the vegetables still have a bite.

  • 4)

    Reduce heat and add the cashew nuts, melted butter and yogurt. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

  • 5)

    Serving tip: rice or potatoes.

  • 6)

    Optionally: garnish with spring onions.



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