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Protein
13.4g / 22%
Carbohydrates
8.4g / 14%
Fats
16.5g / 64%
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Indian Main Course

Butter Chicken Recipe

(13)
75Min
Medium
Also known as Murgh Makhani, Butter Chicken is definitely one of the dishes that has put India on the global food map! Pieces of grilled or tandoori chicken are tossed in a creamy Makhani gravy made with a generous amount of butter (as the name suggests!), giving the dish a lovely smoky flavour. This flavour coupled with the rich and creamy gravy makes this chicken preparation an absolute delight for food lovers all around the world. When you think of Butter Chicken, you might remember your favourite Indian restaurant, but if you get to know the recipe and a few simple tricks, you will realize that it is very easy to make at home.

Ingredients

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4 Servings
+

This dish was made for 4 here

1 
Onion
2  Teaspoons
Butter
3 
Tomato (Chopped)
0.5  Inch
Ginger (Chopped)
6  Cloves
Garlic
250  gms
Boneless Chicken (Cut Into Cubes)
1  Teaspoon
Coriander Powder
0.5  Teaspoon
Red Chilli Powder
0.5  Teaspoon
Kasuri Methi (Crushed)
2  Cups
Water
5  Tablespoons
Cream
1  Teaspoon
Ginger Juliennes
1  Tablespoon
Coriander Leaves (Chopped)
2 
Green Chillies (Slit)

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Nutrition Value

Energy
232 kcal
Protein
13.42 g
Carbohydrates
8.43 g
Fats
16.53 g
Information per serving
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Instruction

75 Minutes
Step 1
20 Min
Prepare ingredients as mentioned in the list. (20 mins) – preparation Butter Chicken Recipe
Step 2
15 Min
Pressure cook together onions, tomatoes, ginger and garlic with ½ a cup of water. Cool and blend into a smooth paste Butter Chicken Recipe
Step 3
20 Min
Heat butter in a pan. Add the chicken pieces and fry until golden-brown. Then add coriander powder, red chilli powder and kasuri methi. Sauté for a few minutes Butter Chicken Recipe
Step 4
15 Min
Add the onion-tomato paste, 1 cup water and salt to the chicken. Bring to a boil and cook for 5 minutes or until the chicken is done. Then, add 3 tbsp. cream. Simmer for 2 minutes Butter Chicken Recipe
Step 5
5 Min
Garnish your dish with the remaining cream, ginger juliennes, coriander leaves and green chillies. Butter Chicken Recipe
Butter Chicken Recipe

Step 1 of 5

Prepare ingredients as mentioned in the list. (20 mins) – preparation

Butter Chicken Recipe

Step 2 of 5

Pressure cook together onions, tomatoes, ginger and garlic with ½ a cup of water. Cool and blend into a smooth paste

Butter Chicken Recipe

Step 3 of 5

Heat butter in a pan. Add the chicken pieces and fry until golden-brown. Then add coriander powder, red chilli powder and kasuri methi. Sauté for a few minutes

Butter Chicken Recipe

Step 4 of 5

Add the onion-tomato paste, 1 cup water and salt to the chicken. Bring to a boil and cook for 5 minutes or until the chicken is done. Then, add 3 tbsp. cream. Simmer for 2 minutes

Butter Chicken Recipe

Step 5 of 5

Garnish your dish with the remaining cream, ginger juliennes, coriander leaves and green chillies.

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