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Recipe for Butter Chicken??

pancake Aug 29, 2006 04:52 PM

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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    pamd Aug 31, 2006 02:16 PM

    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.

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      scott123 Aug 31, 2006 04:15 AM

      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. pancake Aug 30, 2006 10:34 PM

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

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