Slow Cooker Indian Butter Chicken  {Dairy Free Option}

This slow cooker recipe makes it easy to come home to a satisfying meal that just might be better than takeout. The sauce can be made with heavy cream or pureed cashews for a delicious dairy free option.


•  Roasted, salted cashews •  Garam masala •  Curry powder •  Chili powder •  Turmeric •  Smoked paprika


If using cashews, put them in a high-powered blender along with 1 cup of very hot water. Puree at high speed until very smooth.


Add the garam masala, curry powder, chili powder, turmeric, paprika, sugar, cayenne, salt, and pepper to a small bowl and set aside.


Add butter and chopped onions to a large saucepan and set it over medium heat. Cook, stirring frequently, until soft and translucent, about 7 minutes.


Add the spices to the saucepan and cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute longer.

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