Butter Chicken – Mouth Watering
Mouth Watering Chicken Recipe
Servings Prep Time
1people 30minutes
Servings Prep Time
1people 30minutes
Ingredients
  • Boneless Chicken(skinless) – 1kg
  • Lime juice – 1lime’s
  • Red chilli powder 1tsp
  • Fresh yoghurt – 1cup
  • Garam masala 2tsp
  • Coriander powder 2tsp
  • Cumin powder 1tsp
  • Turmeric powder ¼tsp
  • Peppercorns – 10nos
  • Cloves 6nos
  • Cinnamon(a small piece) –
  • Cardamom(only Seeds) – 4nos
  • Bay leaves – 2nos
  • Almonds – 10nos
  • Onion(chopped) – 2nos
  • Garlic paste – 2tsp
  • Ginger Paste – 1tsp
  • Chicken stock – ½litre
  • Vegetable cooking oil 3tbsp
  • Butter – 3tbsp
  • Salt(to taste) –
  • Coriander leaves(to garnish) –
Instructions
  1. Mix the chicken, lime juice, salt and red chilli powder in a bowl and allow to marinate for 1 hour.
  2. Roast the cloves, peppercorns, cinnamon, cardamom, bay leaves and almonds till they darken slightly and then grind into a coarse powder.
  3. Mix the yoghurt, whole spice powder and all the other spices together and add them to the chicken. Allow to marinate for another hour.
  4. Heat the oil in a pan and add the onions. Fry till golden brown and then add the ginger and garlic pastes and fry for a minute.
  5. Add only the chicken from the chicken-spice mix and fry till sealed.
  6. Now add the chicken stock and remaining part of the mix to the chicken.
  7. Cook till the chicken is done and the gravy is reduced to half its original volume.