Recipe: Perfect Indian Butter Chicken

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Indian Butter Chicken.

Indian Butter Chicken You can cook Indian Butter Chicken using 21 ingredients and 7 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Indian Butter Chicken

  1. It’s 2-3 pieces of boneless chicken breast.
  2. Prepare of Rice or Bread for sides.
  3. You need of Milk or Cream.
  4. It’s of Plain yoghurt.
  5. You need of Tomato paste.
  6. It’s of Marinade.
  7. Prepare 1/2 cup of plain yoghurt.
  8. You need 1 tbsp of fresh grated ginger.
  9. You need 2 cloves of minced garlic.
  10. Prepare 1 tbsp of fresh lemon juice.
  11. Prepare 1 tsp of cumin.
  12. Prepare 1 tsp of turmeric.
  13. It’s 2 tsp of garam masala.
  14. You need 1 tsp of chili powder or cayenne pepper powder.
  15. It’s 1/2 tsp of salt (I use Himalayan Pink salt).
  16. You need of Gravy.
  17. It’s 1 tbsp of butter or ghee or olive oil.
  18. You need 1/2 cup of tomato puree or tomato paste.
  19. It’s 1 tbsp of sugar.
  20. You need 1 1/2 tsp of salt.
  21. You need 1 cup of milk or cream.

Indian Butter Chicken step by step

  1. First, cut chicken breast into small to medium size dice bites. Prepare the marinated and mix all together in a bowl before putting in the chicken..
  2. Put in the chicken and mix again until even..
  3. Marinate the chicken for 24 hours but if you don’t have time, 30 mins to an hour should be enough for the chicken to absorb the spices..
  4. Heat 1 tbsp butter or ghee on the pan (high heat) and fry the chicken for more or less 5 mins. The chicken will not browned because of the marinate..
  5. Take it out of the pan, and fry again for the second time for another 5 mins or until the chicken is fully cooked..
  6. Add on 1/2 cup of tomato sauce to the chicken, milk or cream, sugar and salt. Turn down the heat to low and simmer it for around 20 minutes..
  7. Taste it if it needs more salt or any other spices. Garnish with left over cream and some cilantros..

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