Thursday, October 15, 2009

Butter Chicken

Ingredients:
For Marination:

Boneless Chicken(cut into cubes) -1 1/2 cup
Lime Juice - 1tsp
Yogurt - 3tbsp
Ginger-garlic paste - 1tbsp
Kashmiri Chilli powder - 2tsp
Cumin Powder - 1/2tsp
Garam masala - 1tsp
Salt - to taste

For the Gravy

Tomato -2 medium(pureed)
Garam masala - a pinch
Kasoori methi Powder - 1/2tsp
Butter- 1tbsp
Water - 1/4cup
whipping cream - 1/4cup
Kashmiri chilli powder - 1/4tbsp

Oil - 2tbsp


Method:

First marinate the chicken with the above ingredients and keep it in the refrigerator or atleast a couple of hours. After that heat oil in a pan and cook the chicken with the marinade.Cover it and cook it on low flame
till the chicken is done.

In another pan add oil and saute the tomato puree for 2 minutes .Then add the butter , chilli powder and garam masala.Mix well.Add kasoori methi powder and water.Boil it for 2minutes.Finally pour the cream and mix it.Add the chicken and mix well.Serve with any indian bread.


18 comments:

  1. Wow.. DROOLING@@!! Delicious butter chicken dear, have been searching for the recipe! This looks so simple, will definetly try soon and let u know..! Also, can we substitute anything for kasoori methi da? Do let me know??

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  2. wow looks so creamy and delicious.......

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  3. Adipoli thakarpan!!Ente daivame ingane kothipikamo?kandittu control cheyan pattunnilla..:)

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  4. Sanghi..Thanks alot for ur sweet comments.Kasoori methi gives a nice flavour to the curry.U can make this without kasoori methi also.That is optional.I really don't know there is anything substitute for kasoori methi.Sry da.:(Give a try and waiting for ur feedback.:)

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  6. One of my all time favourite dish...can have it even now ...it looks mouthwatering sree..

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  7. Rich and creamy butter chicken Sree,lov it...

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  8. am drooling...grt color and looks yummmm..

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  9. wow, my fav!! looks yummy!
    grt click dear

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  10. Um.. butter chicken... at the risk of repeating myself I love it. Like the second photo quite a bit too.

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  11. Looks so creamy and delicious Sree...

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  12. Pls collect ur award from my blog da!

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  13. Delicious ..perfect with Nan or chappathi..yummy.

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  14. Nothing with beat this delicious side dish for rotis and naans, gorgeous and awesome butter chicken Sree!

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  15. creamy & rich gravy,my hubby's favourite

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  16. I have tried this recipe twice and came out well. I could please some guests too...

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