Fresh cream -3tbsp(opt)
Green chilly -1
Cardamom powder- 2 pinch
Kasurimethi powder- 1/2tsp
Coriander leaves-1tbsp chopped
Cumin powder-1/4 tsp
Garam masala-two pinch
Lime juice- 1tbsp
Salt- to taste
Ginger garlic paste-1tbsp
Cut the boneless chicken in to medium strips.Marinate the chicken pieces with the above mentioned ingredients and keep aside for minimum one hour .
In between heat 2tbsp of butter and add cashew nuts and badam ..roast them
Then add chopped onion along with some salt.. Saute till translucent ..
Then add ginger-garlic paste,chilli powder,cumin powder, cardamom powder ,garama masala powder,turmeric powder and coriander powder and saute till the raw smell goes ..
Then add tomato pieces and cook well..When cooked remove from the fire and wait for this mix to get cool..
After the mix gets cool,grind to a fine paste by adding water ..Using a seive drain the purée and keep aside..
Fry the chicken pieces till 3/4thcooked .. (The chicken should be very soft) .
Heat butter and add green chilly slits.(deseed the chilly and cut into lengthwise).
Saute for few seconds and then add tomato purée and water ,combine well.
Cook in medium flame for 10minutes .
Then add kasurimethi .Stir well again cook for 5 minutes.Check the salt ..
Add if needed ..Then add sugar and mix .. Now add the fried chicken pieces and cook in a medium flame for 10 minutes ..Combine all together very well..Check the salt ..
Cook until the gravy thickens and by this time the sourness will be gone ..
Finally add fresh cream ..Its optional only ….After adding cream dont boil the gravy.Check the taste and add lacking things according to ur taste..
..Finally sprinkle kasuri methi and coriander leaves ….So the very delicious butter chiken is ready to serve.
Note : The amount of cream and masala powders can be change according to ur personal taste ..
If u want u can add and orange food colour ..
Butter chicken kalakki ketto…..Its yummy….
hai… I am a beginner in kitchen, its very helpful to me as a learner ……….thanks a lot
vena u r an encyclopedia of recipes. great. who is ur teacher?
Thanks so much for ur lovely comment …anyway i am not at all an encyclopaedia..!! i love to cook ..both mothers are good cooks..then will try good recipes where ever i find ..
Veena…its awesome….now i can have my fav butter chicken at home as we get in restaurants…Thanx a lot for posting this…love u dear ❤