Monday, 8 April 2013

Butter Chicken

This fantastic recipe was shared by Poulamee in her blog. http://cookwithpoulamee.blogspot.ca
Just followed the method blindly and my God !! It is sooooooo.. good....



Ingredients

For Marination:
Chicken: 1 kg
Turmeric Powder, Kashmiri chili Powder, Cumin Powder, Coriander Powder,1 tsp each

Curd - 2 tbsp
Lemon Juice - half a lemon
Salt - As required


For cooking:
Onions - 3, Chopped
Tomatoes - 2, chopped
Ginger Paste - 1 tbsp
Garlic Paste - 1 tbsp

Green Chilli Paste - 1 tspFresh cream - 1 tbsp, more if you dare
Dried Kasuri Methi - 1 tsp, soak in half cup water
Bay leaves, cloves, cardamom, Cinnamon
Salt & sugar- as required
Butter - 4 tbsp


Marinate the chicken pieces with all the mentioned ingredients for 30 mints.
Add butter in a non stick kadai and fry the onions. Add tomatoes, ginger garlic paste, chilli paste and fry well. Remove from heat and let it cool. Now make a fine paste.



Add some more butter in the pan. Add bayleaves, and whole garam masalas. Now add the marinated chicken pieces and fry well.


Now add the masala paste and mix well. You may need to add some water at this stage. Cook over medium heat till the chickens are done.
Add fresh cream and garam masala powder. Add the soaked kasuri methi with water and mix well. Adjust the seasoning. Smear a spoonful of butter just before serving.





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