Sunday, 6 July 2014

Butter Chicken (Low FODMAP)


Butter Chicken (Low FODMAP) by Carole's Chatter
 
I based this Butter Chicken dish on a recipe on Fodmap Fun (thanks!).  But I did make some changes – as you know I can't help myself.
Rather than marinading the chicken overnight I only had 45 minutes.
Butter Chicken (Low FODMAP) by Carole's Chatter
 
The marinade was made up of: 

Salt and pepper
Chili powder
Turmeric
Cumin and coriander seeds crushed in the mortar and pestle
Cinnamon
Olive oil
Lemon juice 

I also didn't cook the chicken and the sauce separately.  I just browned the chicken a bit in olive oil  and then added the sauce ingredients below and once the chicken is cooked you're good to go. 

Sauce ingredients
2 tins of chopped tomatoes
Small tin of coconut milk
6 cardamom pods – lightly bashed
Knob of ginger, grated
1 green chilli – chopped finely 

If I had had some fresh coriander I would have added that too. 

I served this with rice.  It actually did taste a bit like butter chicken even though no cream or butter is in it!

 

8 comments:

  1. I have done this before and it was so good!

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  2. Oh wow! I loved the spices in this. I bet it was outstanding.

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  3. I wish there was a way to taste a sample through the Internet....Hope someone is working on that! It has been a long time since I've seen a recipe with turmeric. And such an interesting combination of spices!

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  4. Carole, I have been looking for a Butter Chicken recipe for ages. I love it!!! Anytime when I'd like to eat that I have to order. It's a shame, isn't it? But not any more, I'll go for your recipe. I'm sure it's delicious :-)

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  5. My sons enjoy butter chicken, I'm going to have to try this one.

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  6. this is awesome. i must make this. Daughter loves butter chicken but doesn't eat dairy, hmm a bit of a problem there. This will be great. thanks.

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  7. I love Indian food, and I find that I always love the flavour of butter chicken, but after just a couple of mouthfuls I just find it too rich (and I'm a person who actually quite likes fairly rich food), so I'm loving the idea of this without the cream and butter.

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  8. I've always wanted to try butter chicken. The spices and coconut milk in your version sound fantastic...bet it smells good too!

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