April 13, 2011

Butter Chicken

butter chicken 2

Rich, creamy & perfect side dish for rotis, naan & fried dish too.

Ingredients :
  1. Boneless chicken - 500 gms
  2. Lime juice - 1 tbsp
  3. Ginger garlic paste - 1 tbsp
  4. Salt to taste
  5. Yoghurt - 1/2 cup
  6. Tandoor masala - 2 tbsp
  7. Chillypowder to spice
  8. Butter - 3 tbsp
  9. Cinnamon stick - 1 inch
  10. Cardamom - 3 nos
  11. Cloves - 3 nos
  12. Onion - 1/2 cup
  13. Tomatoes - 2 large sized
  14. Dried fenugreek leaves - 1 tbsp
  15. Thick cream - 3 tbsp
  16. Corriander leaves for garnishing
butter chicken 3

Method :

1.   Marinate the chicken in limejuice, ginger garlic paste, yohurt, chillypowder, tandoor masala & salt to taste for atleast one hour.

2.   Heat 1 tbsp of butter in the pan, add the marinated chicken  & cook till half done.  Remove the chicken & keep aside.

3.   Add the balance 2 tbsp of butter in the same pan, add cinnamon stick, cloves & cardamom.  Add finely chopped onions.  Saute till tender.

4.  Add finely chopped tomatoes, fenugreek leaves.  Cook for a while.

5.  Add the semi-cooked chicken & the cream.  Cook till done & the gravy is thick.   Garnish it with corriander leaves.

butter chicken 1

Serve warm.

1 comment :

Sathya Sankar said...

Butter chicken looks so yummy, love it!

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