Almond Butter Chicken Curry

Experience the fusion of flavors with our Exotic Almond Twist: Almond Butter Chicken Curry. This dish takes the classic chicken curry to new heights by incorporating the rich, nutty flavor of almond butter into a creamy, spiced sauce. It's a perfect blend of traditional and innovative, offering a unique taste that's both comforting and exciting.

Almond Butter Chicken Curry

Time Requirements

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes


  • Serves: 4
  • Serving Size: 1 bowl

Nutritional Information (Per Serving)

  • Calories: 350 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 15g
  • Protein: 25g
  • Fat: 20g


  • Chicken breast, cubed: 500 grams (1.1 pounds)
  • Almond butter: 120 grams (1/2 cup)
  • Onion, finely chopped: 100 grams (3.5 ounces)
  • Garlic, minced: 20 grams (0.7 ounces)
  • Ginger, grated: 20 grams (0.7 ounces)
  • Tomato puree: 200 grams (7 ounces)
  • Garam masala: 10 grams (2 teaspoons)
  • Turmeric: 5 grams (1 teaspoon)
  • Cumin: 5 grams (1 teaspoon)
  • Chicken broth: 500 ml (17 ounces)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Cilantro and almond slices for garnish

Method of Preparation

  1. In a large skillet, sauté onion, garlic, and ginger until aromatic.
  2. Add chicken and cook until browned.
  3. Stir in almond butter, tomato puree, garam masala, turmeric, and cumin. Mix well.
  4. Pour in chicken broth, bring to a simmer, and cook for 20 minutes.
  5. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Garnish with cilantro and almond slices before serving.

Culinary Tips

  • Serve with rice or naan bread for a complete meal.
  • For a vegan version, use chickpeas instead of chicken.


Can I use a different nut butter?

Yes, peanut or cashew butter can be used as alternatives.

How can I make this curry spicier?

Add red chili powder or chopped green chilies for extra heat.

Can I prepare this curry in advance?

Yes, it can be made ahead and refrigerated for up to 3 days.

Let the Exotic Almond Twist: Almond Butter Chicken Curry take you on a culinary journey like no other. This dish is not just a meal, but a celebration of flavors and cultures, blending the familiar with the novel. Gather around the table and share this delightful experience with friends and family. Bon appétit! 🍛🥘🥜