Arvinda's Signature Butter Chicken

made with Arvinda's Butter Chicken Masala

Butter Chicken is one of Indian cuisine's most popular curries and it is through this dish that many people discover and learn to love Indian food. Children enjoy it too! Arvinda's Butter Chicken Masala is a beautifully scented blend that makes for a flavourful and delicious Butter Chicken … some people say it’s better than any restaurant take-out!

  • Prep Time
    15 min
  • Marinating Time
    120 min
  • Cook Time
    45 min
  • Serves
    2 to 4
MARINADE
¼ CUP

Thick plain yogurt

2 TSP.

ARVINDA’S BUTTER CHICKEN MASALA

1 TSP.

fresh lime OR lemon juice

½ TSP.

sea salt

1 LB.

skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cubed

SAUCE
4

medium onions, peeled and coarsely cubed

1 ½ CUPS

water, divided

2 TBSP.

oil

2 to 3 EACH

black peppercorns, cardamom pods, cinnamon bark, cloves and star anise from ARVINDA’S WHOLE SPICES

½ CUP

crushed tomatoes, canned and unsalted

1 ½ TBSP.

ARVINDA’S BUTTER CHICKEN MASALA

¾ CUP

half & half cream

2 TSP.

raw cane sugar (or 1 tbsp. for sweeter)

½ TSP.

sea salt, or to taste

½ TSP.

ARVINDA’S GARAM MASALA, to garnish

Fresh cilantro, finely chopped, to garnish