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"I can't believe it's not Butter Chicken" - Vegan Butter Chicken



4 person(s)

I can't believe it's not Butter Chicken

  • 650 gram water
  • 65 gram raw cashews
  • 150 grams tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoons garam masala
  • 1 teaspoons chilli powder, or omit if your kids don't like it spicy at all
  • 1 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 2 tablespoons Nuttlex
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 brown onion
  • 1/2 cauliflower, chopped into florets (or whole one if you have a small cauliflower)
  • 6
    Preparation 35min
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    • 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

    For the sauce
  1. Add water, cashews, tomato paste, garam masala, chilli powder, cumin, salt and ginger to bowl.
  2. MC on. Speed 8 / 10 secs.
  3. Set aside sauce.
  4. Chop garlic in bowl. Speed 8 / 3 secs
  5. Chop onion. Speed 4 / 5 secs. Scrape
  6. Add Nuttlex (or butter) to bowl. Saute onions & garlic 4 mins / 100 deg /
  7. Pour in prepared sauce and stir in cauliflower florets. MC on. 30 mins / 85 deg / or until cauliflower is tender

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Serve with rice & naan bread

Modified for TM from itdoesnttastelikechicken.com

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  • This was delicious thank you!

    Submitted by Shannonmaykelly on 9. October 2020 - 08:41.

    This was delicious thank you!

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  • I enjoyed this, I've never been a huge fan of...

    Submitted by gingerchef_jess on 17. May 2020 - 14:45.

    I enjoyed this, I've never been a huge fan of indian food but this was good. I think next time i will add less water to make the sauce thicker.


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  • Delish!!! Thank you

    Submitted by sarahmm on 25. February 2019 - 12:51.

    Delish!!! Thank you

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