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Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken

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Maggie Ja

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Difficulty
Hard 💪
Preparation
60 min
Baking
0 min
Resting
0 min

Ingredients

2Servings
½ kg
chicken breast
¾ tbsp
lemon juice
¼ tsp
salt
½ tsp
chili powder
¾ tsp
kasuri methi
tsp
ground turmeric
¾ tsp
garam masala
¾ tbsp
oil
1 tbsp
ginger garlic paste
½
full-fat Greek yogurt
2 tbsp
butter
1 tsp
ginger garlic paste
1
cinnamon stick
2
cardamom pods
2
cloves
2
cloves
1
green chili slit
400 g
tomato purée (passata)
17
cashews
1 tsp
chili powder
½ tsp
garam masala
½ tbsp
kasuri methi
¼ tbsp
sugar
salt
100 ml
cream
2 tbsp
coriander leave
ginger

Utensils

2 blenders

  • Step 1/ 11

    • ½ kg chicken breast
    • ¾ tbsp lemon juice
    • ¼ tsp salt
    • ½ tsp chili powder

    Marinate the chicken with the ingredients. Rest for 20mins

  • Step 2/ 11

    • 2 cloves
    • ginger
    • blender

    Make the ginger garlic paste by mixing ginger, garlic and a bit of oil. (Ginger should be same quantity to garlic.)

  • Step 3/ 11

    • ¾ tsp kasuri methi
    • tsp ground turmeric
    • ¾ tsp garam masala
    • ¾ tbsp oil
    • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
    • ½ full-fat Greek yogurt

    Marinate again with ingredients above. Cover up and rest at least 12 hours and max 48 hours.

  • Step 4/ 11

    • 400 g tomato purée (passata)
    • 17 cashews
    • blender

    Blend 17 cashew nuts with tomatoes to create a smooth puree. If it's not smooth pass it through a filter. Set it aside

  • Step 5/ 11

    Add butter to a pan and add the marinated chicken. Fry on high heat until liquid evaporates. Put the chicken aside.

  • Step 6/ 11

    • 2 tbsp butter
    • 1 cinnamon stick
    • 2 cardamom pods
    • 2 cloves

    Heat a pan and saute ingredients for 1min.

  • Step 7/ 11

    • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
    • 1 green chili slit

    Add ingredients above and fry till it's fragrant.

  • Step 8/ 11

    • 1 tsp chili powder
    • ¼ tbsp sugar
    • salt

    Add in the tomato puree and add chili, sugar and salt. Mix and cook until puree becomes thick.

  • Step 9/ 11

    Pour 1 cup of water. Add more or less depending on desired consistency. Bring it to boil and simmer for 3-5min.

  • Step 10/ 11

    • ½ tsp garam masala
    • ½ tbsp kasuri methi
    • 100 ml cream

    Add chicken and simmer for about 5min. Add garam masala and kasuri methi. Stir and simmer for 2-3mins. Lastly pour chilled cream and switch off the stove.

  • Step 11/ 11

    • 2 tbsp coriander leave

    Sprinkle with coriander leaves or add more cream. Serve with long grain rice or naan.

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Butter Chicken

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