Butter Chicken with Pilaf Rice

This Is Simply Healthy & Delicious Food, Wanna Taste! Cook It and Serve.

Add and mix the chicken, rice, lime juice, salt and red chill and other ingredients. Then cook it fast and serve.

  • To prep

    20 Mins
  • To cook

    1 Hrs10 Mins
  • Level

  • Yields

  • Calorie 237
  • Fat 55 g


  1. Step

    1 Hour

    Mix the chicken, lime juice, salt and red chill powder in a large, non-metallic bowl. Cover and allow to marinate for 1 hour.

  2. Step

    0 Min

    Heat a flat pan or griddle on medium heat and gently roast (stirring frequently) the cloves, peppercorns, cinnamon, bay leaves and almonds till they darken slightly. Cool and add the cardamom seeds. Now grind into a coarse powder in a clean, dry coffee grinder.

  3. Step

    0 Min

    Mix the yogurt, above whole spice powder (from previous step), coriander, cumin and turmeric powders together and add them to the chicken. Allow to marinate for another hour.

  4. Step

    1 Min

    Heat the oil in a deep pan on medium heat. When hot, add the onions. Fry till a pale golden brown in color and then add the ginger and garlic pastes. Fry for a minute.

  5. Step

    0 Min

    Add only the chicken from the chicken-spice mix and fry till sealed (chicken will turn opaque and the flesh will go from pink to whitish in color).

Recipe By

Julia Ackerson

My name is Julia Ackerson and I'm a food Blogger, Writer, and Editor at My mission is to share restaurant quality recipes you can easily make at home. I'm all about getting people back into the kitchen.

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