Restaurant Style Butter Chicken | How to make Restaurant Style Butter Chicken

By Prasanna Hede  |  24th May 2017  |  
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About Restaurant Style Butter Chicken Recipe

No more going to restaurants for Butter Chicken - make this at home and devour !

Restaurant Style Butter Chicken is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Restaurant Style Butter Chicken has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Prasanna Hede is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Restaurant Style Butter Chicken recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Restaurant Style Butter Chicken is 30 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 45 minutes. This is recipe of Restaurant Style Butter Chicken is perfect to serve 4 people. Restaurant Style Butter Chicken is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Restaurant Style Butter Chicken. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Restaurant Style Butter Chicken by commenting on this page below!

Restaurant Style Butter Chicken

Ingredients to make Restaurant Style Butter Chicken

  • 250 gms chicken,washed,cleaned,skinless,bonless or with bone(I used chicken pieces with bone)
  • For marination:
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Tandoori masala Powder
  • salt as per need
  • 2 Tablespoons ginger-Garlic Paste
  • a pinch Red / Orange Food color
  • For masala I
  • 2 Tablespoons butter,melted
  • 1 Medium onion,sliced
  • 1 Medium tomato,sliced
  • a handful cashewnuts
  • 1 Teaspoon Kasoori methi
  • 12 Black peppercorns
  • 1/4th Cup Milk
  • For masala II
  • 2 Tablespoons butter,melted
  • 3 Bayleaves,crushed
  • 6 Green cardamoms
  • 1/2 mace,blade
  • 6 cloves
  • 1 cinnamon Stick,1"
  • 1 teaspoon coriander seeds
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 2 Petals star anise
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • Additional:
  • 2 Sprigs cilantro,chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons + more as per your choice(I added a lot) butter,melted
  • salt as per need
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4th Cup Milk / cream
  • 1 Teaspoon Kasoori methi

How to make Restaurant Style Butter Chicken

  1. Firstly,wash the chicken pieces thoroughly.
  2. Add all the mentioned under "For Marination" to a mixing bowl.
  3. Add chicken pieces and mix well,so that all the ingredients are coated on to chicken pieces well.
  4. Keep the marinated chicken for 15 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile make Masala I.
  6. In a heavy bottom pan,add butter and add onion,tomato,cashewnuts,kasoori methi and peppercorns and fry them on medium flames till the onions are brown and pulpy.
  7. Keep this aside to cool.
  8. When cooled grind them with milk to a smooth paste.
  9. In the same pan,add the marinated chicken pieces and roast them on high flames till cooked and outer skin is slightly charred.
  10. When done,take all the pieces on a plate and let them cool.
  11. Now,make Masala II.
  12. In the same pan,add butter and add all ingredients mentioned under Masala II and fry them on low flame till fragrant.
  13. Let the masala cool.
  14. When cooled,grind to a smooth paste by adding little water.
  15. Now,shred the chicken pieces.
  16. In the same pan,add butter(here I added 2 Tablespoons) and to this add cilantro chopped.
  17. Fry for a minute,then add masala I.
  18. Fry the masala for 1/2 a minute then add another tablespoon butter.
  19. Again fry this for 1/2 minute and when the oil starts separating,add the masala II.
  20. Add salt,sugar and shredded chicken.
  21. Add milk or cream as per choice to make gravy.
  22. Add kasoori methi and mix once.
  23. Do not cook this for long.
  24. Serve with Kulcha / Naan/ Roti/Rice!

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