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Katies Butter Chicken



6 portion(s)

Katies Butter Chicken


  • 1 tsp salt
  • 60 grams lemon juice, juice of one lemon approx
  • 1 medium onion cut in 4, approx 160gm
  • 2 clove garlic peeled
  • 3 cm fresh ginger
  • 1 fresh green chillie deseeded
  • 2 tsp garam masala


  • 900 g chicken thighs, cut into strips 2cm thick
  • 2 cm fresh ginger
  • 200 g tomatoes chopped, passata
  • 300 g cream
  • 200 g water
  • 2 tsp garam masala
  • 3 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp chilli, to taste
  • juice of half a lemon
  • 1.5 tsp ground cumin
  • 100 g Butter, cubed
  • 6
    5h 10min
    Preparation 10min
  • 7
  • 8
    Appliance TM 5 image
    Recipe is created for
    TM 5
    Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

    marinade chicken
  1. 1. cut chicken into 2cm strips , sprinkle with salt and lemon juice and set aside.

    2. place onion, garlic, ginger chilli and garam masala in TM bowl and chop 4 secs speed 5 . Add yoghurt and puree 20 secs speed 9 or til smooth.

    3. coat chicken with yoghurt mix in glass bowl cove and set aside in fridge for 4 hours or overnight

  2. 4.. preheat oven to 220 deg C . Bake chicken in shallow baking dish for 15 mins or until tender. Drain off excess juice , place in thermoserver to keep warm .

    5. place ginger in TM bowl and chop 5 secs speed 7 . add 125 gm water , tomatoes ,extra cream,garam masala,sugar, chilli powder, lemon juice and cumin and mix 10 secs speed 4.

    6. add butter and cook 7 mins /100deg/speed 1.5

    7. add reserved chicken pieces and heat 5 mins /90 deg/Counter-clockwise operation/speed 1 with MC in place, if splatters put steam basket instead of MC

    8. check heated through extra time as needed. serve hot with rice


    dry roast own cumin seeds and keep for other dishes as well. see basic cookbook

    make your own garam masala, see basic cookbook.


Accessories you need



make your own yoghurt instead of cream.

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