Easy Butter Chicken Recipe

Butter Chicken

Easy Butter Chicken Recipe

Indian butter chicken is a mild creamy gravy with juicy and tender chicken. It is generally served with naan or chapati but tastes good with basmati rice. Butter chicken is also known as Murgh Makhani in Hindi.


•For marinating
•½ kg Chicken thighs – boneless skinless
•¼ Teaspoon Turmeric powder
•½ Teaspoon garlic powder/ garlic paste
•½ tsp. Red chili powder/Cayenne pepper
•¼ Teaspoon crushed pepper
•½ Teaspoon garam masala powder
•1 tablespoon Lemon juice
•½ teaspoon Salt
•2 Tablespoon Greek yogurt
•½ Tablespoon mustard oil
•¼ Teaspoon crushed saffron threads
•¾ Teaspoon kasuri methi (dried fenugreek leaves)
•½ Tablespoon ginger paste
•For Sauce (Makhani gravy)
•2 tablespoons Ghee
•2 Bay leaves
•2 two inch cinnamon stick
•1 aniseed
•3 green cardamoms
•3 cloves
•½ Teaspoon cumin seeds/Shahi jeera(Kala jeera)
•1 tsp. ginger garlic paste
•1 ½ cup Tomato puree
•¼ Teaspoon red chili powder
•½ Teaspoon coriander powder
•¼ Teaspoon turmeric powder
•8 Cashew nuts(soaked in water for 10 minutes)
•8 Almonds(soaked in water for 10 minutes)
•A pinch of fenugreek seed powder
•1 tsp Kashmiri red chili powder (adjust to taste)
•½ garam masala powder
•½ Tablespoon kasuri methi
•¼ Tablespoon honey or sugar
•100 ml chilled cream
•Salt to taste
•Coriander leaves for garnishing


View full recipe on http://www.rachnas-kitchen.com/indian-butter-chicken-curry/

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