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Indian Main Course

Dhaba Style Butter Chicken Recipe

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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. To get an earthy and smoked flavour, gently sauté ½ teaspoon of coriander powder in 1 teaspoon of desi ghee, while making sure not to burn the spice. Pour this over the Butter Chicken, just before serving. Your Dhaba-Style Butter Chicken is ready to serve!

Ingredients

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4 Servings
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This dish was made for 4 here

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

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Nutrition Value

Energy
244.26 kcal
Carbohydrates
8.48 g
Protein
13.46 g
Fats
17.85 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 Dhaba Style 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 Dhaba Style Butter Chicken Recipe
Step 3
20 Min
Heat butter in a pan. Add the chicken pieces and fry until golden-brown. Then add 1 teaspoon coriander powder, red chilli powder and kasuri methi. Sauté for a few minutes Dhaba Style 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. Heat ghee and add the remaining coriander powder and pour immediately over the Butter Chicken. Dhaba Style Butter Chicken Recipe
Step 5
5 Min
Garnish your dish with the remaining cream, ginger juliennes, coriander leaves and green chillies. Dhaba Style Butter Chicken Recipe
Dhaba Style Butter Chicken Recipe

Step 1 of 5

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

Dhaba Style 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

Dhaba Style Butter Chicken Recipe

Step 3 of 5

Heat butter in a pan. Add the chicken pieces and fry until golden-brown. Then add 1 teaspoon coriander powder, red chilli powder and kasuri methi. Sauté for a few minutes

Dhaba Style 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. Heat ghee and add the remaining coriander powder and pour immediately over the Butter Chicken.

Dhaba Style 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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