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Butter chicken recipe

Butter chicken recipe

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A fantastic version of North Indian butter chicken! Super simple to prepare and always a winner. Simply defrost, reheat and cook the chicken as stated, finishing with the cream.

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IngredientsServes: 4

  • 1kg chicken (use whatever cut you like)
  • 1/3 jar tandoori paste
  • 6 cloves
  • 8 cardamon seeds (not pods)
  • 5 black peppercorns
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 2 tablespoons dark brown soft sugar
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cm piece ginger, finely grated
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • butter for frying
  • 1 tablespoon tomato puree
  • 2 (400g) tins plum tomatoes (or 6 fresh tomatoes)
  • salt to taste
  • 300ml cream

MethodPrep:30min ›Cook:40min ›Ready in:1hr10min

  1. Marinate chicken in tandoori paste for 2 hours or overnight.
  2. To make the spice mix: put cloves, cardamon seeds and peppercorns in the mortar and pestle and crush, then add cinnamon, white pepper and dark brown soft sugar.
  3. To make the sauce: cook onion with ginger and garlic in butter till well browned. Add the spice mix and a pinch of salt plus tomatoes and tomato puree; I use a stick blender to mix the sauce, then let simmer and reduce for 15-20 minutes.
  4. Simmer the chicken in the sauce till cooked, then stir in cream. Serve with rice and naan.

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Used different ingredients.I used chicken and beef in this recipe. Very easy to make and looks and tastes just like a restaurant dish!-25 Apr 2011

Watch the video: Butter Chicken Recipe in Tamil. படடர சககன (October 2020).