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Wednesday, October 04, 2006 

Butter Chicken...


This is one of the most simple yet delicious and very rich recipe. Easy to prepare in few minutes. You can make it with a readymade masala or from scratch.

Ingredients:
* Boneless chicken 250gm
* Tomatoes 2 medium
* Butter 2 tbsp
* Fresh cream 2 tbsp
* White pepper powder 1/2 tsp
* Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
* Red chilli powder 1/2 tsp
* Garam Masala powder 1/2 tsp
* Ginger-garlic paste 1 tsp
* Salt
* Lemon juice 1 tbsp

Procedure:
Cut chicken in small cubes, marinate it in either readymade butter chicken masala or all the powder ingredients mentioned above and ginger-garlic paste.
Marinate for 30 minutes.

Boil finely chopped tomatoes and pass it through a seive to remove tomato skin and seeds.
Fry the chicken in oil for 5 minutes or so. Add tomatoe puree. Cook for 5-10 minutes.
Add melted butter and cook for another couple of minutes.
Remove from heat and add the cream.
Serve hot with parathas/naans.

thanks....this was just what I was looking for.....i am soooo bookmarking your blog.

i don't usually comment, i'm more of a lurker....but OMG that looks sooooo good

thanks Chef... you are most welcome to visit again

I love this recipe. It's so easy and foolproof.

Can I use readymade tomato puree in the interest of saving time and effort?

yes Mallika it is simple and delicious...

yeah readimade puree will make it more easy and a consistent taste always

This turned out to be the tastiest butter chicken i've ever made..And relatively easy too..Thanx
Zeb

Wow, ur recipes are AMAZING! all of them.Ive been browsing through them and seeing how easy you make them and how good they look Ive become interested in cooking, much to my mum's delight!!
I just wanted to ask if the fresh cream can be substituted with fresh yoghurt instead? and if so would it be the same quantity as the cream?
Thanks a bunch!!

many thanks for your kind words :-)

yes fresh cream can be substituted add half of it first and then keep added depending upon how rich you need

All of my family love this recipe, and it's very easy to make.

Hi Arad, I tried it with bony chicken but it was nice. Thanks.

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