Butter Chicken

July 16th, 2009 Author: Vaibhavi



Boneless chicken 500 gm
Onion 4
Tomatoes 4
Butter 2 tbsp
Fresh cream 2 tbsp
Red chilly powder 1 tsp
Ginger garlic paste 2 tsp
Kasuri methi 1 tsp
Cashew nuts 10-12
Oil 1 tbsp


Ingredients to Marinate:

Thick curd  200 gm
Garam masala powder 1 tsp
Tandoori masala 4 tsp
Tandoori colour 1/4 tsp
Lemon juice 1 tbsp


How to make Butter Chicken:

Wash chicken neatly and apply all marination ingredients.

Mix finely and keep aside for one hour.

Soak cashew nuts for 20 min. and make fine paste.

Make tomato puree and keep aside.

Chop onion finely.

After one hour of marination take pan and heat oil.

Add finely chopped onion and fry till golden brown.

Now add ginger garlic paste and fry 2-3 min on low flame.

Sprinkle little water and cook till oil separates.

Now add cashew nuts paste, tomato puree with red chilly powder.

Mix finely.

Add marinated chicken with kasuri methi and butter.

Cook chicken for 5 min.

Then add fresh cream and cook till oil separates.

Allow to cool for 4-5 min.

Butter chicken is ready.

Serve with chapati or naan.


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