Best Easy Butter Chicken Recipe yes you read it right here is the best butter chicken you will get and at the same time its the easiest one. First of all Butter chicken is one of the dishes which mostly every non vegetarian lover loves and it is also known as Murg makhani. As it is very nutritious because of the chicken which makes it rich in protein. which helps in muscle building and also it is very delicious to eat. a person whosoever he is have ever tasted it cannot resist himself from eating it. so one cannot forget the taste of the butter chicken as it just cannot get out of one’s mind.
Roasting the chicken in a pan its gonna be simple and delicious I’ve added a little food colour to the chicken while marinating which is optional but really brings out some great flavour in the chicken Since its named butter chicken… there’s going to be a lot of butter and cream in this best easy butter chicken recipe. If you’re diet conscious you can cut down on the butter and cream. This best easy butter chicken recipe is inspired from , that I tried at my friends house years ago and I loved it , and then kept experimenting at home and made it exactly like that, do try this recipe!
since this recipe has a secret ingredient of mine which will ensure that you get the same taste that you get at restaurants begin inning with this recipe, lets get started! take boneless chicken in a bowl(washed) followed by salt, red chilli powder ,some red/orange food colour its optional but it’ll give a great colour to the chicken exactly like restaurants chicken tandoori masala ,ginger garlic paste, desi ghee and mix it all well
Now add smoothened yogurt mix well let it marinate for 30 minutes, keep it aside add 1 tbsp oil to a heated pan and 1 tbsp butter. Add red dried chillies sauté a bit and add chopped onions cook till translucent now add ginger garlic paste mix well and sauté for about 1 minute. Now add roughly chopped tomatoes and slit green chillies, salt, red chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala, kasoori methi, nutmeg powder as well as jeera powder, add cashews and mix well and sauté the masala on a medium heat
Now add sugar and mix it now we’ll add my secret ingredient: tomato ketchup yes you heard it right but trust me, whoever eats won’t be focussed on the ketchup but only your love because this chicken is going to be very tasty and on low flame let the masala cook covered with a lid for about 5-7 minutes, open it and stir it you can see how the tomatoes have mashed and some of the oil has surfaced now we’ll cool it down and then grind it in a mixer into a fine paste.
Add butter to a heated pan now place the marinated chicken pieces sauteé on medium heat for 30-40 seconds let it cook on a low flame for 2-3 minutes after 2-3 minutes open the lid and flip the chicken and let it cook covered with a lid for 2-3 minutes so the chicken cooks fully we’ll check it. Now same way pan roast the remaining chicken add butter to a pan yes butter, lots of it, after all its butter chicken you might remember the paste we had made from the tomatoes and onions we’ll strain it and pour it onto our pan.
So we get a smooth restaurant style gravy we’ll discard the tomatoes’ seeds after sieving and mix this silky smooth rich gravy with the butter. Its very tasty as it is without adding any chicken now add in the chicken mix well finally add in cream mix it really well Crush and sprinkle Kasoori Methi, garam masala, yummm!
we’ll let it cook on a low flame for 3-4 minutes covered be patient as we need the sauce and the chicken’s flavours to combine and blend together umm, luscious silky smooth rich finger licking restaurant style butter chicken
Finally here is the steps for the best easy butter chicken recipe :-
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Ingredients for best easy butter chicken recipe
700 g boneless and skinless chicken breasts or we can use thighs cut into pieces (bite-size)
1/2 cup curd
2 tablespoon ginger garlic paste
Red chili powder
Instruction for easy and tasty butter chicken recipe
Firstly, in a bowl put half a cup curd, 1 tablespoon ginger garlic paste, and 1 tablespoon turmeric, salt, chili powder, garam masala. Mix it properly and add the chicken pieces to it and mix it properly. leave the marination for about 30 to 45 min.
Then, take a pan with some oil in it and heat it, then on a low flame. Fry the chickens properly till brown around 3 to 4 minutes.
Now, in a pan take butter and add some, onion and saute it for about 2 min, then add some tomatoes to it and saute it for around 2 min.
add some salt, chili powder, cumin powder, Garam masala and coriander powder to it, and mix it properly.
now add 1 and a half cup water to it and bring it to a boil.
So now let the mixture cool at the room temperature, and then puree it, and then strain it properly.
Now take a pan to add some butter in it and add Kasuri methi and the strained puree to it.
Now the last and the final step is to add the cream for adding the richness to it and some honey to it and then adjust the seasoning as per your taste,
The butter chicken is ready to be served. Tastes best when served with rice or naan.
I hope you liked thisamazing best easy butter chicken recipe do give it a try you will love it .