Sunday, July 12, 2009

Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken is my very favorite dish. Whenever me and my husband go to any restaurant, Butter chicken and tandoor roti is our fixed menu. I tried this dish at least 8-9 times at home and got success at last. We just enjoyed it like anything. It was just perfect.



Ingredients

For Tikka
Boneless Chicken – 250Gms
Red chili powder - 1 teaspoon
Garam Masala - 1/2 teaspoon
Kasoori Methi - 1/2 teaspoon
Hung Curd - 1/4 cup
Ginger -Garlic paste - 1 tablespoon
Oil - 1 teaspoon
Salt to taste

For Gravy
Butter - 50 Gms
Tomatoes - 150 Gms
Grated onion - 1
Ginger-garlic paste - 1 teaspoon
Red chili powder - 1 teaspoon
Garam Masala - 1/2 teaspoon
Cashew paste - 1 tablespoon
Kasoori Methi - 1/2 teaspoon
Bay leaf – 1
Fresh Cream – 1/4 cup
Salt and sugar as per taste.

Procedure

Mix all the ingredients for Tikka except chicken. Marinate boneless chicken for 4 hours. Now grill tikkas either on gas tandoor or on preheated oven to 180 degree for 10 minutes on one side and then turn tikkas and grill for another 5 minutes or till tikka gets cooked properly.

Heat one teaspoon oil in kadai, add onion and saute it. Then add chopped tomatoes again saute it till they cooked properly. Now add ginger garlic paste. Remove from the flame. Cool it and make a thin paste of it in mixer. Now take butter in kadai add bay leaf. Now pour the tomato mixture and add chili powder, garam masala, cashew paste, kasoori methi, sugar and salt. Keep it on low flame for 2-3 minutes. Add previously made tikkas into it. Now finally add fresh cream and mix well. Off the flame. Garnish it with fresh cream and serve with hot roti.

4 comments:

Cilantro said...

My daughters fav, she too orders butter chicken with butter nan at restuarants.

Preeti Singh said...

wowww looks so good and color is so perfect....

Faiza Ali said...

Butter chicken anytime with Tandoori Naan ....

Aysha said...

Butter Chicken is my favourite...n this one looks so yummy and delicious...

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