Butter Chicken – Very Deliciuos
Very deliciuos
Servings Prep Time
4people 30minutes
Servings Prep Time
4people 30minutes
Ingredients
  • Sour cream ¼pint
  • Ginger(crushed) – 1tsp
  • Food Color(Red) – ¼tsp
  • Chicken(skinless, cut into pieces) – 3lb
  • Butter – 2oz
  • Cinnamon(Karugapatta) – 1″piece
  • Cloves(Grambu) – 6nos
  • Cardamom(Elakka) – 6nos
  • Bay leaf(Karuga/Vazhana ela) – 1no
  • Yoghurt – ¼pint
  • Saffron(crushed) – ¼tsp
  • Raw cream ¼pint
  • Almonds(ground) – 2tsp
  • Corn flour – ¼tsp
  • Vegetable oil for garnishing –
  • Salt(As reqd) –
Instructions
  1. Mix together yoghurt, ginger, salt and red coloring and rub into chicken.
  2. Let it marinate overnight.
  3. Place it in an ovenproof dish and brush with oil.
  4. Bake in a 375 degree oven for 40 -50 mins.
  5. Save the liquid, if any.
  6. Melt butter in a saucepan.
  7. Fry cinnamon, cloves, cardamoms and bay leaf for 1 minute.
  8. Add sour cream and chicken liquid.
  9. Add crushed saffron and cream.
  10. Cover and simmer gently for 5 – 6 mins.
  11. Add chicken pieces and adjust seasoning.
  12. Add ground almonds.
  13. Dissolve corn starch in water and add to the chicken. Let it thicken.
  14. Cover and simmer for 3 – 4 mins.
  15. Remove from heat.