Sep 7

Friday Night Cravings are BACK!! This week’s Craving; Butter Chicken

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How are we doing folks! September has rolled around and we are getting back to normal, and as such I thought it was the perfect time to do a live cook along!! Friday Night Cravings are back!

This Friday night at 7:00pm I will be going live on Instagram cooking.. Drumroll please.. Butter Chicken, rice, and Rita. I have a serious craving for some Indian food and can’t wait to make this with you.

Below are the list of ingredients you will need. I have some ingredients that are a little trickier to source that I have listed as optional. If you can get them, Great.. if not, don’t stress!

See you then!!

Ready in: 1h
Prep: 20
Servings: 4


  • CHICKEN (Feel free to substitute for tofu or Paneer)
  • 1 cup full-fat yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp garam masala
  • 1 Tbsp kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken thighs. Sliced into bite sized chunks
  • Butter Chicken Gravy
  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 2-inch knob of ginger, finely diced
  • 6 cloves of sliced garlic
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 Tbsp garam masala
  • 1 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 3 green cardamom pods (optional)
  • 1 black cardamom pod (Optional)
  • 1 cinnamon stick (optional)
  • 1 tsp kashmiri chile powder (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds (optional)
  • 1 tbs fenugreek leaves (optional find at specialty grocery)
  • 14oz crushed tomatoes
  • 2/3 cup of water
  • 1 cup (240ml) heavy cream
  • 2 Tbsp (28g) unsalted butter
  • Fresh Rita
  • 1 1/2 cup of plain yogurt
  • 1 tbs cumin
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup shredded cucumber
  • 1 cup basmati rice