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Butter Chicken

Ingredients : 

  • Boneless chicken (thighs or breasts) - 400gms
  • Butter        - 2-3tbs
  • Thinly sliced Onion - 1no 
  • Cinnamon  - 1/4tsp 
  • Crushed garlic - 2tsp
  • Crushed ginger - 2tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2tsp
  • Chilly powder - 1-2tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1tbs
  • Ground almonds - 1/2cup
  • Sliced tomatoes - 225gms
  • Tomato paste - 1tbs
  • Yogurt        - 1/2cup

Method of Preparation :

Clean, remove skin and cut the chicken into small pieces. 

Heat a pan and melt 3tbs butter. Add sliced onion and cinnamon and fry lightly. When onions are soft stir in the crushed garlic and ginger. Add turmeric, chilli and coriander powder and sauté on a medium flame. Add sliced chicken pieces and sauté stirring constantly until the chicken has turned white. 

Add ground almonds, sliced tomatoes and tomato paste. Mix thoroughly. Cover and simmer for 20 to 30 minutes. Add yogurt and heat for sometime.