Butter Chicken using Tarantella’s Tomatoes

Butter Chicken Curry
Credit: Tarantella

Tarantella, the experts in organic tomato-based ingredients, share a curry recipe that’s sure to become a family favourite!

Serves: 6
Cooking time: 50min

  1. Preheat the oven to 190°C, Gas Mark 5.
  2. Melt a few tablespoons of butter in a heavy-based pan over a medium heat. Stir in the onion and garlic and cook slowly and gently until the onion caramelises to a dark brown. It should take around 15min.
  3. Meanwhile, melt the remaining butter in a saucepan over a medium-high heat, along with the Tarantella tomatoes, cream, salt, cayenne pepper and garam masala. Bring these ingredients to simmer, then reduce the heat, cover and simmer gently for a further 30min, stirring occasionally. Stir in the caramelised onions towards the end.
  4. While the sauce is simmering, toss the cubed chicken breast in the vegetable oil until well coated, then season with the tandoori masala and spread evenly onto a baking sheet.
  5. Bake the chicken cubes in the oven for about 12-15min. When cooked through, add the cooked spiced chicken to the sauce and simmer for 5min.
  6. Serve with plain boiled basmati rice and naan bread.