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Butter Chicken

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Description Thanks to Imran for this recipe.
Ingredients
At a glance
Course
Poultry
Difficulty
Medium Difficulty
Source
Generations – My Family Cookbook
Makes
8
1/t pt. yogurt
1 tsp. crushed ginger
1 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. red food coloring
3 lbs. Chicken, skinless, cut up
oil
2 Tbsp. butter
1 Cinnamon stick
6 cloves
6 green cardamoms
1 bay leaf
1/4 pt. sour cream
1/4 tsp. saffron, crushed
1/4 pt. cream
salt to taste
2 tsp. almonds, ground
1/4 tsp. cornstarch
1 Tbsp. water
Methods/steps
Mix yogurt, salt, and red food coloring, and rub into chicken. Let it marinate overnight.
Place chicken in an ovenproof dish and brush with oil. Bake in a 375 degree oven for 40 to 50 minutes. Save the liquid if any.
In a saucepan, melt butter, and fry cinnamon, cloves, cardamoms, and bay leaf for one minute. Add sour cream, and chicken liquid, if any. Add crushed saffron, and cream. Cover and simmer gently for 5 to 6 minutes. Add chicken pieces and adjust seasoning if needed. Add ground almonds. Dissolve cornstarch in water and add to chicken.

Let this thicken. Cover and simmer for 3 to 4 minutes. Remove from heat and serve.

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