How to Meal Prep Butter Chicken

In this video, you’ll learn how to meal prep one of the most beloved Indian dishes: Butter Chicken! This easy and delicious recipe is perfect for busy weekdays when you don’t have much time to spend in the kitchen.

I’ll take you through the step-by-step process of preparing the chicken, marinating it in a rich and flavourful sauce, and then cooking it perfectly. I’ll also show you how to properly store and reheat your prepped meals to stay fresh and tasty throughout the week.

Ingredients –

Chicken Marinade

1kg (2.2lbs) – Chicken Thigh, Boneless & Skinless
¾ Cup (170g) – Natural Greek Yogurt
3 – Garlic Cloves, Minced
15g (0.5oz) – Ginger, Minced
3 tsp (6.5g) – Garam Masala
1 ½ tsp (3.5g) – Ground Cumin
1 tsp (2g) – Ground Turmeric
1 tsp (2g) – Kashmiri Chilli Powder (Optional)
Large Pinch Of Salt
1 ½ Tbsp (30ml) – Peanut Oil

Tomato Gravy

4 Tbsp (56g) – Ghee or Clarified Butter
2 – Brown (Yellow Onions), Thinly Sliced
3 – Garlic Cloves
15g (0.5oz) – Ginger, Minced
2 tsp (4.5g) – Ground Cumin
2 tsp (4g) – Ground Coriander
1 tsp (2g) – Kashmiri Chilli Powder (Optional)
800g (1.7lbs) – Diced Tomatoes (Use Canned)
¼ Cup (60ml) – Water (Use To Clean The Tomato Can)
2 ½ tsp (5g) – Garam Masala
2 ½ tsp (11g) – Granulated Sugar
1 Cup (250ml) – Thickened Cream or Yogurt
2 tsp (1.5g) – Kasoori Methi (Dried Fenugreek Leaves)
Seasoning To Taste

Basmati Rice

1 1/2 Cups (300g) – Basmati Rice, Washed
2 2/3 Cups + 1 Tbsp (600ml) – Cold Water
½ – Cinnamon Stick
1 – Star Anise
3 – Green Cardamom Pods
2 – Dried or Fresh Bay Leaves
Salt To Taste


Coriander (Cilantro)
Naan Bread

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