Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Butter Chicken

Boneless chicken-1/2kg
Lemon juice-1tbsp
Garam masala-1/2tsp
Red chilli powder-1 1/2tsp
Onion chopped -1
Chopped toamatoes-2 big
Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp
Cardamom - 2
Cinnamon - 1/2 inch
Cloves - 2 - 3
Black pepper-1/2tsp
Finely chopped ginger-1 tsp
Finely chopped garlic-1tsp
Salt-to taste
Cilantro - 2 tbsp to garnish

1.Marinate the chicken by adding Yoghurt,lemon juice,garam masala,red chilli powder.Let it rest for 4-5 hours in fridge.
2.Heat the oil and add the whole spices and saute for a few seconds.Now gently fry the ginger and garlic for one minute.
3.Now add the onion and fry till golden brown.Now add the tomato.Saute till oil seperates.Grind this to fine paste after cooling.
4.Place another pan on the stove and cook the chicken by adding some water.
5.When the chicken is cooked add the paste.And saute the chicken and paste for 5-10 minutes.
6.Now reduce the fire and add the cream and cook for another 5 minutes.
7.Add butter and Garnish with chopped cilantro.
Serve hot roti,rice or bread