Monday, 26 May 2014

BUTTER CHICKEN




INGREDIENTS

Butter -100 gms
Malai (Cream)  - 100 gms
Chicken -250 gms
Cashew paste - 10 gms
Coriander powder -1 tsp
Chillie sauce - 1 tsp
Curd - 2 tbsp
Lemon juice - 1 tsp
Tomatoes - 2
Tomato sauce - 1tbsp
Salt - to taste
Sugar - 1 tsp
Ginger and garlic paste - 1 tsp
Green coriander leaves chopped - 1/2 cup
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Red chillie powder - 1tsp
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Garam masala - 1/2 tsp


METHOD
Marinate the chicken pieces in ginger, garlic paste, turmeric powder,red chillie powder,coriander powder, 1 tbsp curd,lemon juice and chillie sauce for one hour.
      Heat the butter in a pan and add chopped tomatoes,green coriander leaves,sugar and one tbsp curd and cook simmer for 4 to 5 minutes. Now add chicken pieces and tomato sauce. Cook covered for 8-10 minutes until the chicken is soft. Keep the flame on sim, when done add the cream and cashew paste. Garnish with garam masala and coriander leaves.Serve hot with naan.