Recipe: Perfect Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken.

Butter Chicken You can cook Butter Chicken using 24 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Butter Chicken

  1. Prepare of Marinade.
  2. Prepare 1 1/2 lb of chicken thigh.
  3. It’s 1/2 cup of plain yogurt.
  4. Prepare 1 1/2 tbsp of minced garlic.
  5. You need 1 tbsp of minced ginger.
  6. It’s 2 tsp of garam masala.
  7. Prepare 1 tsp of turmeric.
  8. You need 1 tsp of ground cumin.
  9. You need 1 tsp of red chili powder.
  10. It’s 1 tsp of salt.
  11. It’s of Sauce.
  12. It’s 2 tbsp of oil.
  13. Prepare 2 tbsp of ghee.
  14. You need 1 of onion, diced.
  15. You need 1 1/2 tbsp of minced garlic.
  16. Prepare 1 tbsp of minced ginger.
  17. You need 1 tsp of coriander.
  18. It’s 1 1/2 tsp of garam masala.
  19. Prepare 1 1/2 tsp of ground cumin.
  20. It’s 14 oz of crushed tomatoes.
  21. It’s 1 tsp of salt.
  22. Prepare 1 tsp of red chili powder.
  23. You need 1 cup of heavy cream.
  24. You need 1 tbsp of sugar.

Butter Chicken instructions

  1. Combine all marinade ingredients in a large gallon plastic bag, mixing thoroughly. Chop chicken into bite size pieces and marinate overnight..
  2. Heat oil in large saucepan, then add chicken. Stir fry for about five minutes, then remove from pan and set aside.
  3. In same pan, heat ghee and add onions, cooking until they sweat. Add garlic and ginger, saute until aromatic..
  4. Add coriander, garam masala, and cumin and saute for a minute, then add tomatoes, chili powder, and salt. Simmer for 10 minutes..
  5. Remove pan from heat, then use a stick blender or regular blender to puree sauce..
  6. Return blended sauce to pan, then add cream and sugar. Return chicken and juices to sauce and combine. Simmer for another 10 minutes, then serve..