Butter Chicken by Will Duke









  1. 80 grams of butter
  2. one brown onion, finely chopped
  3. three cloves of crushed garlic
  4. three teaspoons of sweet paprika
  5. garam masala
  6. ground coriander
  7. one half teaspoon of chilli powder
  8. one cinnamon stick
  9. two tablespoons of white vinegar
  10. 10. one can of tomato puree
  11. 11. ¾ cup of chicken stock
  12. 12. one tablespoon of tomato paste
  13. 13. 750 grams of chicken thigh fillets
  14. 14. one cup of cream
  15. 15. ½ cup of yoghurt


  1. Melt the butter in the pot on a low heat.
  2. Place the paprika, garam masala, coriander, chilli, onion and cinnamon stick.
  3. Stir slowly and cook till you can see through the onion.
  4. Add the vinegar, puree, stock and yoghurt.
  5. Now place the chicken in the pan along with the cream and yoghurt.
  6. Bring the chicken and stock to a boil, then turn down the heat to a simmer.
  7. Leave for 10 minutes without the lid.
  8. Check that the chicken is tender.

Serve the BUTTER CHICKEN with steamed rice and mango chutney. It’s DUKELICIOUS!


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2 comments on “Butter Chicken by Will Duke

  1. Melinda Duke on said:

    Awesome recipe Will. I love it when you cook this for me. Love Mum

  2. rosemary stanway, Edworks tutor on said:

    Just cooked your recipe today and all the family said it was the most
    fantastic butter chicken they had ever tasted!

    Can you tell us Will, do you put the garlic in when you put the onion?

    We put some saffron and caraway seeds in with our rice which tasted
    yummy too… any more recipes soon ??

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