• Gonzalo Rojo Zarrabeitia

Butter Chicken

Updated: Oct 24, 2021

This recipe is my take on one of the most popular curries in indian restaurants across the world, butter chicken. Even though it takes some time to make, this dish is super easy to make and incredibly tasty.



Ingredients


Marinated Chicken

  • 3 large chicken breasts

  • 4 tablespoons Yogurt

  • 1 tablespoon flour

  • 1 tablespoon garlic

  • 1 tablespoon ginger

  • 1 teaspoon coriander

  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

  • 2 1/2 teaspoons chili powder

  • 2 teaspoons cumin

  • 1/2 teaspoon saffron

Sauce

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 150g onion

  • 750g tomatoes

  • 75g cashews

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons garlic

  • 1 tablespoon garam masala

  • 3 tablespoons sugar

  • 3 tablespoons chili powder

  • 1 tablespoon salt

  • 2 tablespoons wine vinegar

  • 3 tablespoons butter

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kasoori methi


 

Directions


Marinated Chicken

  1. Put all Ingredients for the marinated chicken together in a bowl and set sauce on fridge for 1 hour (or overnight if possible)

  2. Cut chicken into bite size pieces and throw into the mixture

  3. Let marinate for 30 min

  4. Cook in frying pan on medium heat with oil until crispy or done

Sauce

  1. Put butter and onions in large pan over medium heat for 5 min.

  2. Cut tomatoes into 4 pieces and add tomatoes and cashews to the pan.

  3. Add 1/2 cup of water and the spices and vinegar and mix everything well.

  4. Simmer for 20 min.

  5. Blend and strain into pan making sure only seeds and tomato skins are left behind

  6. Add 3 tablespoons of butter, chicken, cream and kasori methi to the sauce and mix well.

  7. Simmer for 5 min

  8. Serve with rice, naan or your preferred option.

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