Sarah + Tim

a canadian, american and calico living in perfect harmony

Butter Chicken without the Butter? February 21, 2008

Filed under: food,music — Sarah @ 3:45 am
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I have been meaning to make butter chicken (my new favorite Indian dish) for weeks and have had the yogurt in my fridge to prove it. Tonight was the night and we finally prepared the incredible dish. After eating my entire meal, I realized I’d forgotten to add the BUTTER! Butter chicken without butter? That’s like caramel corn without the caramel. Butter is definitely better.

Here’s the recipe we used – watch out for the kick! http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Chicken-Makhani-Indian-Butter-Chicken/Detail.aspx

reginaI recently discovered an artist with an amazing voice and sensational piano chops have since been listening to her record over and over ever since. Regina Spektor is the genius behind “Samson”, my new favorite song. After I realized she was a pianist, I found we had something in common and decided to look up the chord progression to Samson on www.e-chords.com. Much to my delight, I was playing and singing along to my favorite song within minutes.

Oh how I have missed the math of music! After teaching piano and hosting music clinics for six years, I flew away to Utah. Feeling encouraged, I looked up One Republic and Timbaland’s “Apologize” and was surprised at how ridiculously simple the chord progression was! After picking Tim up, I told him about my success and challenged that with my help, he could learn Apologize in 2 minutes. He did. I need to start marketing DVDs on eBay or something… 🙂

It was a good day. How was yours?

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2 Responses to “Butter Chicken without the Butter?”

  1. Chandra Says:

    You have the coolest cat ever! She really is entertaining. Thanks again for going to dinner and the movies with us. We had such a great time.

  2. anonymom Says:

    Thanks for checking out my hummus recipe…and thanks for this butter chicken recipe. We love Indian food and I haven’t made this before. I’ll be trying it out soon. Gotta love allrecipes.com!


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