Butter Chicken Recipe

Butter Chicken Recipe
Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian, Pakistani
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Ingredients
  • Tandoori chicken – 1 (cut into medium sized pieces)
  • Tomatoes – ½ kg
  • Butter – 100 gms
  • Tomato sauce – 2 tbsp
  • Chili powder – 1 tsp
  • Cashew nuts (powdered) – 4 level tbsp
  • Sugar – 1 tsp
  • Water – ½ cup
  • Bay leaf – 1
  • Thick cream – ½ cup
Instructions
  1. Chop the tomatoes.
  2. Now add water and bay leaf and boil for 15 minutes.
  3. Make puree by sieving the mixture. This should be about 2 cups.
  4. In a pan, heat butter and fry the powdered cashew nuts to a golden color.
  5. Reduce heat and add the tomato puree, tomato sauce, chili powder and sugar and while stirring, bring it to a boil.
  6. Cook for 5 minutes and add the chicken pieces.
  7. Cook further for 5 – 7 minutes.
  8. Before serving add thick cream.
  9. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.