Butter Chicken 

A delicious restaurant inspired recipe.

Ingredients

Marinade:

  • 500g boneless chicken breast cut into strips
  • 1 tbsp plain yogurt
  • 1/2 tsp ginger garlic
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin (jeeru) powder
  • Juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 3 tsp tandoori masala
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper

Gravy:

  • 1 medium grated onion
  • 1 tsp kasturi methi
  • 2-3 green chillies
  • 140g tomato puree
  • 7 tbsps tin tomato (grounded)
  • 50ml single cream
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 12 cashew nuts (grinded)
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1 tsp red chillies
  • Juice of half a lemon

Method

  1. Recite Bismillah
  2. Marinate chicken in the ingredients above for at least 3 hours.
  3. Heat butter & oil in a pot.
  4. Add onions, grinded cashew nuts & kasturi methi. Fry till onions are translucent.
  5. Then add ginger garlic paste & green chillies. Cook for a few mins.
  6. Add tomato puree, tin tomato & red chillies. Cook on medium heat until oil separates.
  7. Then add lemon juice & mix.
  8. Add chicken & cook on low heat till tender.
  9. Sprinkle garam masala & Season with salt & sugar.
  10. Add cream, mix and cook for a few mins.
  11. Add a bit of water if you want extra gravy.
  12. Serve with naan & enjoy!!

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