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Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total: 50 minutes

Servings: 4


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Step 1

In a large bowl, season the chicken breast with salt, pepper, 1 teaspoon of chili powder, and the teaspoon of turmeric. Let sit for 15 minutes to marinate.

Step 2

Melt 2 tablespoons of butter in a large pot over medium heat. Brown the chicken, then remove from the pot.

Step 3

Melt another 2 tablespoons of butter in the pot, then add the onion, garam masala, remaining teaspoon of chili powder, the cumin, ginger, garlic, cayenne, cinnamon, salt and pepper. Cook until fragrant.

Step 4

Add the tomato sauce and bring to a simmer.

Step 5

Add the water and cream and return to a simmer.

Step 6

Return the chicken to the pot, cover, and simmer for another 10-15 minutes.

Step 7

Stir in the last 2 tablespoons of butter and season with more salt and pepper to taste.

Step 8

Serve the chicken over rice and garnish with cilantro.

Step 9


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