Creamy Mild Chicken Curry

Creamy Chicken Curry

This creamy chicken curry dish is inspired by butter chicken. Caramelized onions, tomatoes, cream, garam masala, garlic and paprika make up this mild dish.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 5 servings
Calories 452kcal
Author Liza Agbanlog


  • 2 lbs chicken breast , cut into 1 inch cubes
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion (about 1 lbs), chopped
  • 2 tomatoes (about 1 lbs total), diced, pureed or blended
  • 1 clove garlic , minced
  • 2 tbsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • ¾ cup of whipping cream or heavy cream


  • In a large pan, heat the oil over medium-low heat. Add the onions and slowly cook them until golden and caramelized, about 15 minutes.
  • Add garlic and stir for about 1 minute. Add the garam masala, paprika and salt.
  • Stir in the tomatoes and the cream and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add the chicken breast and simmer over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until cooked through and meat is no longer pink, about 15 minutes.
  • Serve over rice and garnish with cilantro.


Calories: 452kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 165mg | Sodium: 693mg | Potassium: 856mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1186IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 1mg