Easiest Way to Prepare Perfect Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken.

Butter Chicken You can have Butter Chicken using 30 ingredients and 18 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Butter Chicken

  1. It’s of For the marinade.
  2. It’s of Chicken (boneless).
  3. Prepare 2 tsp of curd.
  4. You need Pinch of salt.
  5. You need 1/4 tsp of red chilli powder.
  6. You need 1/8 tsp of turmeric.
  7. You need 1/4 tsp of garam masala.
  8. You need 1/4 tsp of kasuri methi.
  9. Prepare 1/2 tsp of ginger-garlic paste.
  10. Prepare 1 tsp of oil.
  11. Prepare of For the gravy.
  12. You need 1 tsp of oil.
  13. It’s 1 tbsp of cashew nuts.
  14. You need 1/2 of medium onion, roughly chopped.
  15. Prepare 1 of medium tomato, roughly chopped.
  16. You need 1/2 tsp of ginger-garlic paste.
  17. It’s of For finishing the sabzi.
  18. You need 1/2 tbsp of butter.
  19. You need 1/4 tsp of cumin seeds.
  20. Prepare 1-2 of cloves.
  21. It’s 1-2 of cardamom.
  22. You need 1/4 of " cinnamon.
  23. You need 1 of green chilli slits.
  24. It’s 1/4 tsp of red chilli powder.
  25. You need 1/2 tsp of cumin-coriander powder.
  26. Prepare 1/2 tbsp of sugar/tomato ketchup.
  27. It’s 1/2 tsp of salt (to taste).
  28. It’s 1/4 tsp of garam masala.
  29. Prepare 1/4 tsp of kasuri methi.
  30. Prepare 1 tbsp of cream (or butter and milk).

Butter Chicken step by step

  1. Mix all the ingredients (except chicken) for the marinade in a bowl. Taste it, adjust flavour if needed..
  2. Add chicken and coat it in the marinade fully. Let it rest for few hours (1-2 hours at least)..
  3. Grill the chicken on stove top with butter..
  4. For the gravy, add oil to a pan..
  5. Add cashew nuts and roast till they are light brown..
  6. Add onions and cook till translucent..
  7. Add the ginger-garlic paste and cook till the raw smell fades..
  8. Add the tomatoes and cook till oil separates/gets mushy..
  9. Let it cool down and then blend to a paste..
  10. To finish the sabzi, add butter to a pan..
  11. Add the whole spices (cumin, cinnamon, cardamom, clove) and cook till it sizzles..
  12. Add onions, ginger-garlic paste and green chilli slits and cook..
  13. Add tomato ketchup/sugar and all the dry spices except garam masala and kasuri methi..
  14. Mix well and let it cool for 2-3 min..
  15. Add cream (or butter and milk) and mix well..
  16. Add kasuri methi and garam masala..
  17. Add the chicken pieces and cook for a minute..
  18. Serve hot with rice/paratha/naan!.

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