Butter Chicken | How to make Butter Chicken

By Linsy Patel  |  1st Mar 2016  |  
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About Butter Chicken Recipe

This is a seriously fatty dish. I have tried a few different versions of making it less fatty and less rich, trust me, it didn’t taste anywhere near the original !

Butter Chicken is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Butter Chicken is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Butter Chicken by Linsy Patel will help you to prepare the perfect Butter Chicken in your kitchen at home. Butter Chicken needs 720 minutes for the preparation and 20 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Butter Chicken. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Butter Chicken. In case you have any questions on how to make the Butter Chicken you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Linsy Patel. Butter Chicken will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.

Butter Chicken

Ingredients to make Butter Chicken

  • For the chicken:
  • 900 gms boneless chicken
  • 2 tbsp plain yogurt
  • 1 tsp crushed kasoori methi
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp garam masala powder
  • 1 tsp each cumin, coriander and cayenne powders
  • ginger-garlic paste to taste
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • For the sauce:
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • About 1 cup of pureed tomatoes
  • Powdered spices like cumin, cloves, cinnamon, coriander, paprika to taste
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup cashew pieces, soaked in warm water and then made a thin paste
  • 2 tbsp kasoori methi, crushed
  • About 1/2 cup fresh heavy cream

How to make Butter Chicken

  1. Mix the chicken cubes with marinade ingredients and leave it overnight in the fridge. The next day roast or grill the chicken till they are completely cooked.
  2. In the meantime, prepare the butter sauce. Heat up the butter on a medium high till it melts completely. Now add the tomato puree, the spice powders, kasoori methi and cook till the oil separates itself.
  3. Add the cooked chicken pieces and gently stir in the cashew paste and heavy cream. Heat till the sauce bubbles and serve it hot.

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