Ingredients

  • Onions – 2, sliced
  • Garlic – 3 cloves, minced
  • Fresh ginger - 2 tbsp, grated
  • Butter - 3 tbsp
  • Brown sugar - 2 tbsp
  • Chili powder - 2 tsp
  • Ground coriander - 3/4 tsp
  • Ground turmeric - 3/4 tsp
  • Ground cinnamon - 1/2 tsp
  • Ground cumin - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt - 1/2 tsp
  • Pepper -1/2 tsp
  • Canned diced tomatoes - 1 can (28 oz/796 mL)
  • Chicken broth - 1 cup
  • Almond/cashew butter - 1/4 cup
  • Boneless, skinless chicken thighs - 3 lb (1.4 kg), cut in quarters
  • Sour cream - 1 cup
  • Fresh cilantro - 2 tbsp, chopped

Instructions

  1. Put the onions, garlic, ginger, butter, sugar, coriander, cumin, cinnamon, turmeric, chili powder, salt, pepper and tomatoes into the slow cooker.
  2. Stir in almond/cashew butter into the chicken broth, pour over the vegetables and spices.
  3. Сover the slow cooker and set it to 5-8 hours.
  4. Blend the sauce with immersion blender until smooth. Add chicken, cover, cook for 30-40 minutes, until the chicken juices are clear.
  5. Add sour cream, stir. Serve with fresh cilantro.
  6. The yummy slow cooker butter chicken is a very unusual recipe with Indian flavor. Try to cook it; it is almost effortless, but it will be a nice alternative to your usual menu.
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