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Mazedaar Butter Chicken

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Chicken cooked in a tasty tomatoes and yogurt curry.
Mazedaar Butter Chicken recipe

Total servings: 4
Pre-Prep time:
Preperation time: 2 hours
Occasion: Any
Cuisine: Pakistani
Effort: Easy
Best for: All
How to serve: Hot


1 cup raw cashew nuts (150g)
2 tbls garam masala
2 tbls ground coriander
3/4 teasp chilli powder
3 cloves garlic
2 tbls ginger
2 tbls vinegar
1/3 cup tomato paste(80g)
1/2 cup Yogurt
1 kg chicken
1/2 tbls cardamom powder
1 cinnamom stick
1 tblsp sweet paprika
400 g can tomato puree
3/4 cup chicken stock
1 cup cream


Stir nuts , garam masala, coriande and chilli in a heated small frying pan until nuts are browned lightly.
Make a nut mixture with garlic, ginger, vinegar and half the yougurt until smooth.
In large bowl, combine nut mixture, remaining yogurt and chicken;cover and refridgerate 3 hours.
Melt butter in a large pan, add onion, cinnamon and cardamom; cook until the onions are browned.
Add the chicken mixture; cook 10 minutes.
Add paprika puree and stock, bring to boil 4-5 minutes.
Remove and discard cinnamon and cardamom.
Add cream; simmer 5 minutes.

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