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Butter Chicken Recipe

Butter Chicken is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Thursday, 19 May, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Easy
Servings :
Serves 6
RATINGs :
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
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Butter Chicken is an easy and mildly spiced chicken gravy recipe from India. Originally from Punjab, the recipe tastes best when served with roti or rice.

Ingredients

  • Chicken - 1 kg
  • Butter - 250 g
  • Ginger paste - 1/2 tbsp
  • Garlic paste - 1/2 tbsp
  • Onion - 1/2 kg
  • Tomato - 1/2 kg
  • Cashew - 10 g
  • ChillI powder - 3 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 3/4 tsp
  • Garam Masala powder - 3/4 tsp
  • Spices - 2 each (cinnamon, clove, cardamom)
  • Cumin - 1/2 tsp
  • Fenugreek - 1/4 tsp
  • Cream - 1/4 cup
  • Oil - 1/2 cup
  • Salt to taste.
  • How to Make Butter Chicken:

    1. Dry roast cumin and fenugreek and powder it
    2. Puree the tomatoes
    3. Cook chicken, adding ginger, garlic paste and turmeric powder
    4. Melt butter, saute onion and cashew till soft
    5. Allow it to cool and grind to a smooth paste
    6. In the remaining butter, add the whole spices, saute on low heat, then add all the powders - except the dry roasted one
    7. Then add the ground onion paste and tomato puree
    8. After 5 minutes, add the chicken
    9. When the gravy thickens, put the dry roasted powder
    10. Cook again for few sec and garnish with cream



     

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