Butter Chicken recipe right from Moti Mahal’s Kitchen

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Ever Wondered how to make the classic mouth watering delicacy that is Butter Chicken at home? We bring the recipe to you directly from Moti Mahal’s Kitchen

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  • 700 gms raw chickenMarinade:

    1 tsp red chilli powder, 1 tsp ginger and garlic paste, Salt to taste, 1/2 kg curd


    175 gm white butter, 1/2 tsp black cumin seeds, 1/2 kg tomato – pureed, 1/2 tsp sugar, 1 tsp red chilli powder, Salt to taste, 100 gm fresh cream, 4 sliced green chillies, 1/2 tsp crushed fenugreek leaves


  • Method

    For marinating the chicken:

    Mix red chilli powder, ginger garlic paste, salt and curd together. Marinade is ready.

    Now mix the raw chicken in the marinade and keep it in the refrigerator overnight.

    Then roast the marinated chicken in a tandoor or an oven for about 5-10 minutes till it is three-fourth done.

    For the chicken gravy:

    Heat white butter in pan.

    Add black cumin seeds, tomato puree, sugar, red chilli powder and salt. Mix it well.

    Now add the prepared chicken, white butter, fresh cream, sliced green chillies and crushed fenugreek leaves.

    Cook till chicken is done.

    Butter Chicken is ready to eat. Serve hot with rice or naan.

    Key Ingredients: chicken, red chilli, ginger, garlic, salt,yogurt, butter, cumin seeds, tomato puree, sugar, cream,green chillies, fenugreek

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