Butter chicken, curry turmeric rice and peas, saag

Butter chicken, curry turmeric rice and peas, saag paneer (without the paneer)

Curry turmeric rice with peas

Chicken mahkhani / Butter chicken

Another simple recipe, so long as you have the ingredients. Butter chicken freezes well too. Still playing with the amounts of spices but below is a rough recipe:

Butter Chicken/Chicken Makhani

¼ C Garam masala
Onion
Garlic
Ginger
Cloves
Cinnamon
Turmeric
Cardamom
¼ C Almonds, ground (for thickener)
½ C Cashews, ground (for thickener)
½ T Butter
1 T Yogurt
1 Can Tomatoes, diced
1 Can Tomato sauce
1-2 Chicken breasts, cooked, and diced
1-2 C Chicken stock

  1. Toast nuts. Add diced tomatoes and saute.
  2. Add tomato sauce and any liquid/chicken stock.
  3. Pour into Vitamix and blend until smooth and creamy.
  4. Return to stove, add chicken and all spices until desired flavor and comes to a boil.
  5. Finish off with 1 ½ T of butter and 1 T yogurt.
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