Butter Chicken Masala

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Total Time:
2 hours 30 mins
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Butter Chicken Masala is a tomato based curry and extremely popular in India, a common delicacy at roadside dhabas from Punjab to West Bengal.

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How to Make Butter Chicken Masala

  • Marinate the chicken using paste made with salt, chilli powder, lemon juice, ginger, and garlic. Set aside for 2 hours.
  • Cook tomato puree, red chillies and diced onion for 5 to 6 minutes and then grind the mixture.
  • Heat oil and butter in the pan, add the ground paste and sautee till oil separates.
  • Then add garam masala, cashew paste, marinated chicken, and curd.
  • Cook for 10-15 mins on medium flame.
  • Garnish with fenugreek leaves.
  • Serve hot.