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Aug 29, 2006 04:52 PM

Recipe for Butter Chicken??

I was thinking of trying to make this Indian favourite at home, but there are just so many variations of the recipe that I do not know which one to try. Does anyone have a version they recommend?

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  1. If not butter chicken, what other indian food recipes are easy to make at home that help rid those cravings?

    1. It really depends on the restaurant, but butter chicken is usually just another name for chicken tikka masala. If you do a search for chicken tikka masala, you'll pull up a few hundred recipes- I know, I've downloaded every one of them :)

      I'm still trying to figure out which comes closest to the way my favorite restaurant does it. So far, I think the cashew paste variation is preferable to the cream version.

      1. actually, chicken tikki masala differs from butter chicken- butter chicken is known as chicken makhini. most restaurants will serve both, but usually choose 1 or other for buffets since they are similar. whether I like one better usually depends on the restaurant.