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Healthy Slow Cooker Indian Butter Chicken

  • Servings
  • Hands-on time
  • Total time
  • Budget
  • 6
  • 15 min
  • 250 min
  • $$
Gatheredtable
from Gatheredtable Test Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 1.5 pound bone in, skin on chicken thighs
  • 1 onion, cut into eighths
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons garam masala
  • 2 tablespoon fresh grated ginger
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 2 teaspoons red curry paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 (6 oz) can of tomato paste
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 (14 ounce) can coconut milk
  • 3/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro (for garnish)

Directions

Prep: 1. Cut onion into eighths. Make: 1. Lay chicken on bottom of slow cooker, cover with onions. 2. Whisk together all remaining ingredients in a bowl (except cilantro). Pour over chicken. 3. Cook covered on low for 6 hours or high for 4 hours. Serve: Sprinkled with cilantro and salt to taste.

Notes

You may also recognize this dish as Chicken Makhani or Makhni from your favorite local Indian restaurant :)

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