Butter Chicken

Indian
Mains
Poultry

Easy Level:

Cook Time:

Servings:

3-4 Pax

Be relieved that you aren’t using 7kg of chicken for this recipe unlike what we made for Zermatt.

With this balanced and fragrant butter chicken, you won’t get sick of this!

Serve it over rice, dip it with naan, or prata – it’s a crowd favourite.

Ingredients

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Chicken Marinade

0.00
g
g
Boneless chicken thigh
0.00
g
g
Boneless chicken thigh
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Lemon juice
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Lemon juice
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Chili powder
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Chili powder
0.00
tsp
tsp
Salt
0.00
tsp
tsp
Salt
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Yoghurt
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Yoghurt
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Grated ginger
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Grated ginger
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Grated garlic
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Grated garlic
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Cooking oil
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Cooking oil

Gravy

0.00
g
g
Tomato
0.00
g
g
Tomato
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Garam masala
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Garam masala
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Chili powder
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Chili powder
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Sugar
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Sugar
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Garlic
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Garlic
0.00
Whole onion, diced
0.00
Whole onion, diced
0.00
ml
ml
Chicken stock
0.00
ml
ml
Chicken stock
0.00
g
g
Butter
0.00
g
g
Butter
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Cream
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Cream
Salt to taste
Salt to taste
0.00
tsp
tsp
Kasuri Methi (dried fenugreek)
0.00
tsp
tsp
Kasuri Methi (dried fenugreek)

Garnish (optional)

Coriander
Coriander

Steps

1

Chop chicken into large chunks
Chop chicken into large chunks
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2

Marinade chicken for at least 2 hours to overnight
Marinade chicken for at least 2 hours to overnight
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3

Cut tomatoes into quarters
Cut tomatoes into quarters
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4

Pan sear marinated chicken until lightly charred and set aside
Pan sear marinated chicken until lightly charred and set aside
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5

In a pan over medium low heat, add in butter, garlic and onions. Stir fry until translucent.
In a pan over medium low heat, add in butter, garlic and onions. Stir fry until translucent.
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6

Add in tomatoes, stir fry and add in garam masala, red chilli powder, sugar and salt. Mix well.
Add in tomatoes, stir fry and add in garam masala, red chilli powder, sugar and salt. Mix well.
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7

Add in chicken stock, mix and leave to simmer for 15-20 minutes or until everything is soft.
Add in chicken stock, mix and leave to simmer for 15-20 minutes or until everything is soft.
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8

Transfer mixture into another bowl or blender and blend until smooth. Strain back into the same pan.
Transfer mixture into another bowl or blender and blend until smooth. Strain back into the same pan.
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9

Heat up the gravy, add in pan seared chicken, butter, cream and kasuri methi. Mix well until nice and smooth.
Heat up the gravy, add in pan seared chicken, butter, cream and kasuri methi. Mix well until nice and smooth.
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10

Serve with a drizzle of cream and garnish with coriander.
Serve with a drizzle of cream and garnish with coriander.
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