Butter Chicken

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Butter – 2 tbsp
Cashew nuts – 10 pieces
Fenugreek Leaf Pwdr – 2 tsp
Boneless chicken – 1/2 kg
Chilly powder – 2 tsp
cilantro – 1 Sprig
Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp
Garam masala Pwdr – 1 pinch
Ginger/garlic paste – 1 tbsp
Lime juice – 1 tbsp
Onion – 1 no
Tomatoes – 1 no
Green Chilly – 4-5 nos
Yogurt – 2 tbsp
Salt to taste


1. Marinate the chicken in the lime juice,1 tsp chilli pwdr,1 tsp ginger/garlic paste and salt for one hour

2. Heat oil in a pan and fry the chicken for 10 minutes. Remove the chicken and keep aside.

3. In the remaining oil, fry the chopped onions till golden, then add the ginger-garlic paste and fry sprinkling some water now and then till oil separates.

4) Add some Cumin seeds,Cashewnuts, chili powder, tomato ,green chilly and cook for 10 minutes.

5) Grind the cooked mixture after cooling it for 15 minutes, make it a fine paste.

5. Add the butter, then the finely grinded paste, boil it for 5 – 6 minutes ,then add the yogurt,salt and chicken. Mix well and cook until it is done.

6. Garnish with Fenugreek leaf powder and cilantro.

This dish will go fine Rice, Nan,Appam,Bread, Chappathi etc.

Recipe By

Kiran Mary.

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