How to make Peanut Butter Chicken with Mushroom Rice -

Boneless chicken cooked in butter with peanuts and some aromatics and served with mushroom rice.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken (हड्डी रहित चिकन), Roasted peanuts (भुनी हुई मूंगफली)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Peanut Butter Chicken with Mushroom Rice

Peanut Butter Chicken with Mushroom Rice Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Peanut Butter Chicken with Mushroom Rice Recipe

  • Boneless chicken cut into strips 400 grams

  • Roasted peanuts 4 tablespoons

  • Button mushrooms sliced 7-8

  • Cooked rice 3 cups

  • Butter 4 teaspoons

  • Garlic chopped 4 teaspoons

  • Onion chopped 1 medium

  • Curry leaves shredded 4-5

  • Crushed red chillies 1 teaspoon + for garnishing

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder to taste

  • Coconut milk ½ cup


Step 1

Heat 2 teaspoons butter in a non-stick pan. Add 2 teaspoons garlic and sauté for ½ minute.

Step 2

Add onion and curry leaves and sauté till onion turns golden.

Step 3

Put 2-3 tablespoons peanuts and little water in a grinder jar and grind into a fine paste.

Step 4

Add ground paste to the pan, mix well and sauté for 2-3 minutes.

Step 5

Add chicken, remaining peanuts, mix and cook on high heat for 3-4 minutes.

Step 6

Add little water, mix well and cook for 5 minutes.

Step 7

Heat 1 teaspoon butter in another non-stick pan. Add remaining garlic and sauté lightly.

Step 8

Add crushed red chillies, coriander leaves and mix well. Add rice, salt and pepper powder and toss to mix. Transfer into a bowl.

Step 9

Heat remaining butter in the same pan. Add mushrooms and salt, mix and sauté till mushrooms turn soft.

Step 10

Add cooked rice and toss lightly. Remove from heat.

Step 11

Add coconut milk, salt and pepper powder to chicken, mix well and bring to a boil.

Step 12

Garnish with crushed red chillies and serve hot with mushroom rice.

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