Butter Chicken

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Muna Kenny

By
@MunaKenny

Popular Indian Dish.

Rating:

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Serves:
3
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 2
    chicken breast
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    turmeric, ground
  • 1/2 tsp
    cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    coriander powder
  • 4 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1 medium
    onion chopped
  • 1 tsp
    ginger and garlic paste
  • 3 medium
    tomatoes chopped
  • 1/2 tsp
    coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    garam masala
  • ·
    salt
  • 1 c
    hot water
  • 1 Tbsp
    tomato ketchup
  • 1/4 tsp
    sugar
  • 5 Tbsp
    heavy cream

How to Make Butter Chicken

Step-by-Step

  1. Season the Chicken with, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper powder. 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder. 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder. 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder. Keep in the fridge for 30 minutes
  2. Making the sauce:

    - In a saucepan add 2 tablespoons butter and one tablespoon oil.
    - Fry the chicken, when it’s browned remove from heat and keep aside.
    - To the remaining oil in the saucepan, add the onion and fry until translucent.
    - Add ginger garlic paste an stir for 2 minutes.
    - Add tomatoes, stir for 3-4 minutes. Add coriander, garam masala, and salt.
    - Add water and let it simmer for 3-4 minutes on medium heat.
    - Let the mixture cool down then add to the blender. Add more water (may take one cup or one cup and half) if the mixture turned out too thick.
  3. - Melt 2 tablespoons of butter in a saucepan and add the tomato sauce to it through a sieve.
    - Add the chicken, ketchup, sugar, and cream. Stir to blend.
    - Let simmer for 2 minutes while stirring occasionally.
    - If the sauce is too thick, add around 1/2 cup boiling water.
    - Serve with Indian bread or plain rice.

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About Butter Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Indian




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