Indian · Recipes

Butter chicken 

Ingredients

Chicken – 2lb boneless cut and washed into 1 inch peices

Onion – 2 medium sized chopped

Tomatoes – 2 medium sized chopped

Oil – 2 TBSP

Ginger garlic paste – 2 tsps

Chilli powder – 2 tsps

Turmeric powder – 3/4 tsp

Garam masala powder 

Kasurimethi – 1/2 tsp 

Coriander+Cumin+Frenugrek seed (CCF) powder – 1 tsp

Butter – 2 TBSPS + 1 TBSP

Heavy Cream – 1 TBSP

Cilantro – 1/4 th cup

Spring onion – 2

Salt to taste

Serves 5

 Method

  • Marinate the chicken with chilli powder, turmeric, CCF powder, ginger garlic paste, garam masala powder & salt & set aside for around 2-4 hours.
  • In a wide opened pan, heat up the oil   & pan fry the chicken in one layer. 
  • Repeat the process of the chicken till the chicken is done & set aside.
  • In the same pan, add onions & fry till they are slightly brown.
  • Add tomatoes to it & cook until they are softened.
  • Remove the onion-tomato mixture & set aside.
  • Add butter (2 TBSPS) to the empty pan and pour in the onion-tomato mixture.
  • Add water to it & cook for 5 minutes or till the the rawness goes away.
  • Add the cooked chicken into the pan.
  • Place a lid on the pan & cook for another 5-7 minutes. 
  • Add a splash of heavy cream & butter (1TBSP). 
  • Turn off the heat & garnish with cilantro & spring onion.
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