Butter Chicken

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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.

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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

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

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