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Tue, 10, 21

A super easy, flavourful butter chicken recipe that rivals any restaurant or take out! Butter Chicken is ridiculously easy to make.




Chicken Preparation:

Yogurt ½ cup

Red chilli ½ tsp

Coriander powder ½ tsp

Cumin powder ½ tsp

Chicken boneless ½ kg

Lemon juice 1-2 tbsp

Oil for shallow frying

Butter Gravy:

Butter 2-3 tbsp

Bay leaf 2

Onion sliced 1 large

Ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp

Tomatoes (chopped) 3-4

Salt ½ tsp or to taste

Cream 2-3 tbsp

Fenugreek leaves dried 1 tsp

Whole spice powder ½ tsp

Coriander (chopped) 1-2 tbsp


• In a bowl add yogurt, red chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin and salt, mix well.

• Add boneless chicken and lemon juice, mix well and marinate for 30 minutes.

• In a wok, add butter and oil heat it, add bay leaves and onion and sauté until onion are translucent.

• Add ginger and garlic paste and sauté for a minute.

• Add tomatoes and mix well. Cover and cook until tomatoes are cooked well.

• For chicken, take out marinated chicken and add it in skewers.

• Remove bay leaves from tomato gravy, add salt and mix well.

• Add tomato gravy in a blender/chopper and blend until it makes a fine puree. You can add water to make it fine. Now take sieve and strain puree. Strain very well.

• Now bring wok on the stove with gravy. Bring it to boil and add water if gravy is thick. Add cream and mix well.

• Add fenugreek dried leaves, whole spice powder and coriander (chopped). Let it simmer for 2 minutes. Butter gravy is ready.

• Shallow fry chicken skewers on medium low flame until done.

• Serve skewer with the butter gravy or add chicken to the gravy and mix well, garnish with cream and fenugreek leaves and serve.

Courtesy: Food Fusion