30-Minute Butter Chicken Recipe

30-Minute Butter Chicken Recipe

30-Minute Butter Chicken Recipe

30-Minute Butter Chicken Recipe
This Butter Chicken Recipe has a simple ingredient list and does not require hours of preparation. Learn how to make restaurant-style butter chicken in a few simple steps.
Ingredients
▢500 gm chicken boneless
▢2 tablespoon yogurt
▢2 teaspoon red chili powder
▢Salt to taste
▢½ Cup full fat cream
▢1 teaspoon Garam Masala see recipe here
▢a pinch of turmeric
▢½ teaspoon sugar
▢2 tablespoon butter
Ingredients to be grind into paste
▢3 – 4 medium-size ripe tomato
▢1 medium-size onion
▢¼ Cup readymade tomato puree
▢1 green chili
▢an inch piece of ginger
Instructions
Start with washing and cleaning the chicken. Pat dry with a kitchen towel.
Marinade the chicken pieces with yogurt, a teaspoon of red chili powder and salt. Combine nicely.
Keep the marinated chicken pieces in the fridge while you prepare the gravy paste.
In a blender grind chopped tomato, onion, puree, green chili and ginger. Use little water to make a smooth paste.
Now heat butter in a heavy bottom vessel ( buy it here ) over medium heat.
Add the tomato paste and fry till the oil separates from the masala.
While the masala is roasting grill the chicken pieces in the oven for 10 minutes.
Add the grilled chicken pieces in the masala and stir to combine. Fry for 2 – 3 minutes or so.
Add the cream, sugar, salt, a teaspoon of red chili powder and ¼ Cup of water. Stir to mix.
Cover and let the chicken cook in the creamy gravy.
Open the lid after 5 minutes, add Garam Masala ( see recipe here ) and check chicken for doneness.
If the chicken is almost done, remove the lid and cook the gravy over high heat to thicken.
Once the chicken is cooked through and the gravy thickens butter chicken is ready to be served.
Serve Butter Chicken warm garnished with a tablespoon of cream with Naan.