ShareButter Chicken is among the best known Indian foods all over the world.
  • Boneless chicken-1kg
  • yoghurt-400gms
  • lemon juice-2tbsp
  • garam masala-1tsp
  • Red chilli powder-2tsp

 Mix all of the above together and marinate for at least 4 hours, preferably overnight in the fridge.
 Grind together:

  • Cinammon stick-2 inch
  • Chopped toamatoes-3 big
  • Green cardomom-3
  • Black pepper-1/2tsp

Place all of the above in a saucepan and simmer gently for 30 mins. Cool slightly and then pass through a sieve to remove any seeds.
  • Oil-1tbsp
  • Finely chopped ginger-2 tsp
  • Finely chopped garlic-2tsp
  • Salt-to taste
  • Tomato puree-2tbsp
  • Butter-4tbsp
  • Cream-1cup
Heat the oil and gently fry the ginger and garlic for one minute.
Add the marinated chicken and stir fry until the chicken is slightly browned.
Add the tomato puree and butter and cook for 5 minutes
Add the sieved tomato sauce and bring to the boil, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes
Add the cream, mix well and continue to simmer for around 10 minutes
Transfer to a serving dish and garnish with fresh cream and chopped corriander leaves.
Serve with roti,rice or bread.
If you like it a little spicier just add some more garam masala and chilli powder.

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    BeenaShylesh said...

    ummmm delisious butter chicken....

  1. ... on May 24, 2010 at 9:47 AM  
  2. Premalatha Aravindhan said...

    very tempting recipe.luks gr8!nice presentation too...

  3. ... on May 24, 2010 at 9:52 AM  
  4. Sayantani said...

    thats an utterly butterly delicious chicken curry.

  5. ... on May 24, 2010 at 1:41 PM  
  6. divya said...

    wow like butter chicken a lot and your version is too good....its very colorful and pictures was fabulous...
    Dorp in my blog when u r free...

  7. ... on May 24, 2010 at 5:18 PM  
  8. Priya said...

    Slurppp!!!!! yummy butter chicken, makes me hungry..

  9. ... on May 25, 2010 at 11:29 AM  
  10. Anonymous said...

    asak ,i just want to know why the curd in marinated chicken curdles after it is put on gas

  11. ... on August 27, 2010 at 12:29 AM  
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