Butter Chicken

Ingredients for Butter Chicken:

1. Chicken – 1 kg

2. Oil – As needed

3. Onion – 5, chopped fine

4. Ginger – 1-inch piece

    Garlic – 1 full

    Chilli powder – 2 small spoons

    Turmeric powder – ¼ small spoon

    Pepper powder – 1 small spoon

    Cinnamon – 1-inch piece

    Cloves – 3

    Cardamom – 1

    Cumin seeds – A pinch

5. Tomato – 5, chopped

    Salt – For taste

6. Butter – 4 big spoons

7. Couscous – 3 small spoons

    Milk – ¼ cup

8. Coriander leaves – 1 stem

How to prepare Butter Chicken?

1. Clean chicken and cut into pieces.

2. Heat oil and sauté onions till they turn soft and slightly change colour.

3. Make a fine paste of ingredients no: 4 and add to onions.

4. Continue sauting till a thin layer of oil appears on surface and add 2 big spoons of butter.

5. Add tomato and salt and keep sauting till gravy turns thick.

6. Add chicken pieces to it and cook in low flame.

7. If only needed, add a little water.

8. Once it is done, add remaining 2 big spoons of butter.

9. Make a paste of couscous adding milk and add to chicken.

10. Stir the contents well and put off the flame.

11. Decorate with coriander leaves and serve hot.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine August 15-31, 2019

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