Easy Butter Chicken Masala Recipe

Summary

CuisineCourse

Ingredients

 Boneless chicken1 Cup (16 tbs) (Preferably From Chicken Breasts)
 Organic tomatoes2 Medium, pureed
 White onion1 Medium, finely sliced
 Garlic6 Clove (30 gm), crushed
 Ginger1 Medium, finely chopped and crushed
 Butter cubes3 (1 Inch Pieces)
 Fresh cream3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Chili powder1 Teaspoon
 Turmeric powder1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Garam masala1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Salt To Taste
 White sugar1 Pinch, powdered

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3971 Calories from Fat 2840

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 319 g491.1%

Saturated Fat 184.9 g924.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 931.7 mg

Sodium 1506.3 mg62.8%

Total Carbohydrates 221 g73.8%

Dietary Fiber 20.5 g81.8%

Sugars 72.4 g

Protein 68 g135.5%

Vitamin A 248.7% Vitamin C 50.6%

Calcium 66.5% Iron 25.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Now this is real easy stuff! Heat butter in a pan and sauté onion and crushed garlic in it.

Meanwhile, shred chicken pieces to bite-size and mix in the masala, that is ginger, chili powder, turmeric powder and salt; see to it that the chicken pieces are well coated with the masala.

When the onions turn slightly transparent, put the chicken pieces and cook until golden brown.

Now, when the chicken is cooked, stir in the fresh cream and finally add the pureed/tomato paste. Sprinkle a pinch of sugar, if you like the butter chicken to taste a lil sweet.

Keep the pan closed and cook for another few minutes (about 10 min or so) until you feel the gravy is cooked.

Finally, sprinkle the garam masala, empty to the serving bowl and serve hot with your favorite Indian breads or steamed rice!
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