How to Make Butter Chicken
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Serves: 4
Butter Chicken, which originated in New Delhi, is cream based chicken gravy with a heavy dash of butter and fenugreek leaves.
  • 1 lb chicken cubes
  • 1 cup cream
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 2 onions chopped
  • 1 tomato pureed
  • 2 tbsp ginger, garlic and green chilli paste
  • 1 tbsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp kasuri methi
  • 1 tbsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • coriander leaves for garnishing
  • Salt as per taste
  1. Heat butter in a pan and add onions. Sautee till its translucent
  2. Add ginger garlic and green chilli paste, turmeric powder, coriander powder and red chilli powder. Sautee for 5 mins.
  3. Now add tomato puree and mix everything well for 10 mins.
  4. Now add chicken cubes, kasuri methi , cream and salt. Cover the pan and let it cook for 15 mins.
  5. Finally add garam masala. Mix well and garnish with coriander leaves.
  6. Butter chicken is usually served with naan, roti, parathas or steamed rice.
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