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Creamy Indian Butter Chicken

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4 servings

Cook up this Creamy Indian Butter Chicken and serve as a dinner entrée. Enjoy the flavors of garlic, onion, tomato, cream cheese, cilantro and much more!

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  • Heat oil in large skillet on medium heat. Add onions; cook 5 min. or until softened, stirring occasionally. Stir in garlic and ginger; cook 1 to 2 min. or until fragrant. Add garam masala and cumin; cook and stir 30 sec. Stir in tomato paste and water until blended.
  • Add chicken to skillet; stir. Cover; simmer on medium-low heat 6 to 8 min. or until chicken is done, stirring occasionally.
  • Add cream cheese spread and milk; cook and stir 2 to 3 min. or until cream cheese is completely melted and sauce is heated through. Sprinkle with cilantro.

Special Equipment Needed

Serving Suggestion

Serve with pappadums or hot cooked basmati rice.

Special Extra

Garnish with 2 Tbsp. chopped toasted PLANTERS Sliced Almonds or Cashews.


For more spice, add 1/4 to 1/2 tsp. ground red pepper (cayenne) to ingredients in skillet along with the garam masala and cumin.


  • 4 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings
Calories 310
Total fat 15g
Saturated fat 6g
Cholesterol 90mg
Sodium 1130mg
Carbohydrate 15g
Dietary fiber 3g
Sugars 4g
Protein 29g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 40 %DV
Vitamin C 15 %DV
Calcium 8 %DV
Iron 20 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Ratings & Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very easy and tasty I've made this recipe twice, and I am amazed how authentic this tastes but also how easy it was to make. I even made it for company on Diwali this year.
Date published: 2016-11-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from What makes this "butter" chicken when there's no butter in it?
Date published: 2016-12-28
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Didn't like at all. Tasted like pure tomato paste.
Date published: 2017-01-11
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