Butter Chicken with Kachumber Salad

4.9/5 from 48 Customers

This dish is a more sophisticated version of the ever popular Chicken Tikka Masala!

15 minutes

35 minutes

2/5

In stock
£3.25

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This dish is a more sophisticated version of the ever popular Chicken Tikka Masala, which was invented as a way of using up leftover Tandoori chicken in Indian restaurants in the UK. Unlike Chicken Tikka, Butter Chicken (or Murgh Makhani) has its origins in Northern India and consists of chicken marinated in spiced yogurt, then cooked in a sauce rich with butter, tomato and spices including methi (fenugreek) leaves. The fenugreek gives a very particular ‘curry’ flavour, with a really sweet, fragrant scent that’s very recognisable. Here we are serving it with a tangy kachumber salad and rice.

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Recipe

15 minutes

35 minutes

2/5

Serves

4

Effort

Low Effort

Main Ingredient

Chicken

Dietary

Gluten Free

Gluten Free

Taste Profile

Meal Taste

Creamy

Meal Taste

Rich

Origin

Popular Style

Indian

Country

India

TANDOORI SPICES: Coriander, cumin, turmeric, Kashmiri chilli, garlic, amchur, ajowan, sea salt, mint, paprika, black pepper, ginger, asafoetida, fenugreek leaves
BUTTER CHICKEN SPICES: Fenugreek leaves, ginger, garlic flakes, cumin, coriander, black cardamon, black pepper, green cardamon, cinnamon, cloves, mace, bay, nutmeg, turmeric, Kashmiri chilli powder
KACHUMBER SPICES: Coriander leaf, toasted cumin, chilli, black pepper, ajowan, amchur, cumin, coriander, ginger, chilli, salt, asofoetida, mint

  • 600g diced chicken (thighs are best!)
  • 1 onion
  • 5 tomatoes
  • ½ cucumber
  • 1 lemon
  • 50g butter
  • 300g full fat natural yogurt (not Greek or
  • set yogurt)
  • 50ml cream
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree
  • Rice for 4 to serve
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Large Pan
  • Medium Saucepan

Product Rating (48):

5/5

A friend bought me this and other kits for my birthday. Easy to do and amazing flavour. Since purchased the spiceboxes and recipe book for ourselves and kits for friends.

Anita Shellum View More

This looks brilliant! Great to hear you're sharing the gift of spice!

5/5

We love the Easy Kits, they are so good and tasty. We did this one with the Tomato Rice and Naan Bread from the Curry Legend Book.

Susan Done View More

Good idea to spice up the rice! Sounds like a great evening!

5/5

This another family favourite, so much so that this time my 8 year old decided to cook it (under my supervision of course). She did an amazing job, and her and her younger brother absolutely loved this. A curry for all the family.

Victoria Pridmore View More

Brilliant! You've got a Spicery little chef in the making!

/5

Excellent service

Spicery Customer
5/5

Turned out amazing! A little heavy on the onion, which I find is a bit of a pattern with these kits. I tend to need about half the amount of onion that they recommend.

Spicery Customer
/5

As usual the service and products are second to none

Peter Berrie

/5

Back again for more! This time I purchased the spice bags for Christmas presents. They are great! Very fast delivery.

Angela

5/5

A favourite of ours and friends alike.

Spicery Customer
/5

Great to deal with, quick delivery and easy 5o follow recipes... If only they would do a Spicery Mulled Wine Pack for Xmas they would be perfect

Gary Bridge

/5

I love The Spidery. Their spices are very high quality and as fresh as can be. Their spice kits are a weekly treat for us; always something new and interesting and always easy to follow.

Emma Whittington

/5

Truly excellent service - great choice and super prompt delivery

Kirk Smith

/5

Very good arrived quicker than expected

John Ward

5/5

Easy mild dish, great for kids

Spicery Customer
/5

Great service! Helped me with my order and even setup my account for me, without me having to ask, thanks!

Spicery Customer
/5

Great gifts and they have been very well received. Fab recipes

Spicery Customer
5/5

Very good easy and quick ,

Jack Pemberton

5/5

Wonderful butter chicken, very authentic.

Spicery Customer
/5

Just some feedback re your on line ordering. I know you cant deliver to Australia - but when I visit my mother in Wales I place an order for delivery to her address in the UK. When I enter in my credit card details and a billing address is required (diffe

Janet Clough

5/5

Delicious - easy to prepare and would recommend

Spicery Customer
5/5

Very tasty and not too hot.

Helen Pepper

/5

Always get a quIck service from The Spicery and good products

Spicery Customer
/5

After my daughter bought me a 6 month subscription to Spicery for Christmas. I made my first months curry, I enjoyed it so much I could not wait for my next months curry to arrive. So I order the World Curry Easy Kit Bundle to fill in the gaps. Have just

Bill English

5/5

Simply I like it a good dish

Richard Wolley

/5

Quick delivery. Easy to follow recipe. Awesome taste

Liz Leyden

/5

Order, purchased as a gift, arrived really quickly. Bought add a gift as I absolutely live the simplicity and taste of the recipes!

Spicery Customer
/5

A great mix of curries to try and delivered straight to my door!

Spicery Customer
5/5

Super duper. All wonderful

Gordon Pascall

/5

Lovely and tasty products and super quick delivery.

Hillevi Svensson

/5

The website is easy to use and delivery was fast. What more could you ask for!

Lisa Swift

5/5

My husband says this is better than a restaurant, he loves it!

Susan Taylor

/5

Easy to make contact and rectify my mistake with address. Spice packets look great, neat packaging that is practical- they'll stand up tidily in the cupboard. So pleased I found them, will be back!!

Spicery Customer
/5

Every time I order from them it is there within a couple of days. If you need to contact them for any reason there is a real human being who is really helpful. It's a 10 out of 10 service

Jackie

/5

I'm now a complete convert and regularly order. The recipes are so easy, you just need half a dozen ingredients that I usually have anyway and they take about 20 mins to prepare. So easy and tasty. Highly recommend!

Spicery Customer
/5

Have used these kits mainly for Asian restaurant dishes. Results very authentic and tasty. Takes some time but always ends up with a special meal. Would recommend.

Spicery Customer
5/5

So easy to make.Another winner!

Spicery Customer
5/5

This was really vey easy and quick to make. Instructions are simple and the resultant meal really impressive.

Penelope Porter

5/5

Full of flavour and lovely salad.

Angela Barski

/5

Very helpful customer service. Original and high quality product.

Spicery Customer
/5

We love the spicery , always good service and quality product

Amanda Devine

/5

Absolutely loved the spices, authentic taste and can play around with the recipes as well :D

Dimple Takhtani

5/5

Delicious and easy to make

Spicery Customer
5/5

Great curry, excellent salad accompaniment

Michael Anderson

5/5

Reordered as it was so good last time.

Bill Stern

5/5

So good not as spicy as I thought

Spicery Customer
/5

Quick delivery. Great kits!

Katie Spence

/5

Arrived the day after ordering & not used yet but past recipes & spices have been amazing & very authentic

Pat Kydd

4/5

Simple and tasty. Nnnnnnnnnnnnn

Spicery Customer
/5

Great service. Order processed same day and mailed back. Recipe kits reliably good.

Christine Kiddier

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