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Peanut Butter Chicken

Nidhi Mehta
30 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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ABOUT Peanut Butter Chicken RECIPE

A different kind of butter chicken with the richness of peanut butter, which can be served with just some naans.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Dinner Party
  • Indian
  • Simmering
  • Main Dish
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. Chicken - 200 gm
  2. Onion [chopped] - 2
  3. garlic paste - 1 tsp
  4. Peanut butter - 2 tbsp
  5. Coconut milk - 1/2 cup
  6. Tomatoes [diced] - 2
  7. Green chillies - 2
  8. 1/2 tbsp kasuri methi
  9. Salt to taste
  10. Garam masala 1/2 tsp
  11. Red chilli powder 1tbsp
  12. Corinder leaves for garnish
  13. lemon juice - 1 tbsp


  1. Marinate the chicken with some salt red chilli powder and lemon juice and leave for 10 min..
  2. Take a pan heat some oil put chopped onions, garlic till they become light brown in color, add marinated chicken and then add some more salt , turmeric powder,coriander powder, and red chilli powder and simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. After that add 2 tbsp peanut butter , cook for another 5 minutes ,add 1/2 cup of coconut milk and simmer for more five minutes and add big chunks of diced tomatoes mix and cook for more 2min till the chicken is cooked completely .....
  4. Garnish with some coriander leaves...Serve hot..

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Anupama Kumari
Anupama Kumari   Feb-05-2017

Nice flavour of peanut butter! Please share image also :)

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