Ingredients for Marination of creamy butter chicken. Now add the fresh cream and mix the chicken well. List of ingredients needed
- 500 gram raw chicken
- 1 TSP Red Chilli Powder
- 1 TSP Ginger and Garlic paste
- 500 gram curd
Ingredients for Gravy
- 175 gram butter
- 1/2 Tea spoon black cumin seeds
- 500 gram Tomato puree
- 1/2 Tea spoon sugar
- 1 Tea spoon red chilli powder
- 100 gram fresh cream
- 5 green chillies, sliced
- 1/2 Tea spoon fenugreek leaves, crushed
For marinating the chicken.
Marination is most important part of any cooking where marination is needed.Like in Butter Chicken we normally suggest over nitemarination. But we can consider around 6 hours of marination.
Here are the steps for marination
1. In a mixing bowl, mix red chilli powder, ginger garlic paste, salt and curd.
2. Add the raw chicken pieces to the marinade and mix well. Keep it in the refrigerator overnight or minimum 6 hours.
3. Need to now roast the chicken in tandoori or even in oven for 12-15 minutes.
Process to cook the gravy part.
Take a good thick base pan and heat it well. Add half quantity of butter in pan. Now add the tomato puree and sauté it around 3 minutes. Now the fragrance and taste maker stuffs, like cumin seeds, red chilli powder, little sugar.
Note salt can be added as per the taste, even chilli powder too.
Now let the mixture cook for 5-7 minutes so that the mixture settles well. Once this process is done add the marinated chicken in the gravy. Need tpsaute the green chillies, fenugreek leaves separately and add it to the mixture.
Fresh cream is the content which will give you the taste
Let the chicken cook for at least 15-20 minutes in low flame. This will make the gravy enter the chicken well and make it juicy.
Once prepared you can serve with naan, roti or paratha or as per your taste.
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