Dairy Free Butter Chicken that doesn’t suck ! [ Keto, Paleo and Whole30]
Servings Prep Time
2 servings 10minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
2 servings 10minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Strict Keto Butter chicken
Dairy-free , Paleo, Lowish Carb, Whole30 Butter chicken
  1. Melt the butter and add onions. Sautee till the onions turn translucent. Keep the flame low. If making it dairy free, paleo, whole30- use ghee instead as given in the second ingredient box.
  2. Add the whole spices and roast them until they leave aroma.
  3. Add the ginger garlic paste, mix well and cook for less than a minute.
  4. Add the cubed boneless chicken thighs and cook until it turns white, will take less than 5 minutes to cook. If you are using chicken breasts, it will take at least 7-10 minutes to cook it.
  5. Once the chicken is cooked, add the tomato puree.
  6. Add all the spices – cumin powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder. Cover it with a lid for 5 whole minutes and let the chicken cook with tomatoes.
  7. Open the lid and add the cream. Mix well and cover it again for 5-7 minutes. Keep the flame low at this step as the cream may curdle. If making it dairy free, paleo, whole30, lowish carb- use coconut milk instead as per the ingredients given in the second ingredient box.
dairy free, paleo, whole30, lowish carb
  1. Follow the same instructions except, in step 3, add the cashew powder in along with ginger garlic paste and mix until it browns . Takes less than a minute
  2. Add coconut milk (see the 2nd ingredient box) in place of cream for making it dairy-free, paleo and whole30 friendly
Recipe Notes


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