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Sunday, 24 June 2012

Chicken Butter Masala


Ingredients:

1 kg chicken,cut into small pieces
3 onion, finely chopped
tomato puree  (of 3 big tomatoes)
1 inch piece ginger
10-12 garlic cloves
2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp pepper powder
2 pieces of 1" cinnamon sticks
3 cloves
2 cardamom
1 pinch cumin seeds
6 cashew nuts (grind to a paste adding little milk)
2 tbsp coriander leaves
4 tbsp butter
oil
salt

Preparation:
  1. Grind ginger, garlic, kashmiri chilli powder, turmeric powder,pepper powder, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom and cumin seeds to a smooth paste.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, add chopped onions and saute till light brown. 
  3. Add ground masala and salt and fry well until oil starts to separate. Then add 2 tbsp butter and tomato puree and mix well.
  4. When the gravy thickens, add chicken pieces and cook in medium heat. (Add hot water if needed)
  5. Add 2 tbsp butter, cashew paste and coriander leaves and simmer for 1 or 2 minutes. Serve hot with chapati / naan etc..
Recipe Source: Vanitha Magazine

22 comments:

  1. I loved the way you presented it..Clean and yummy.

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  2. inviting chicken with lovely clicks....

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  3. Love ur serving bowl,super tempting chicken butter masala.wish to have with some rotis for my dinner tonite.

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  4. wowww.. i loved the color of chicken curry.. looks super delicious :)

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  5. Super tempting chicken butter masala curry.

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  6. Beautiful presentation,looks so tempting

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  7. very delicious chicken butter masala, yummy preparation...salivating here :)
    Spicy Treats

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  8. looks so tempting and delicious!

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  9. How wonderful, thanks so much, I even have everything to make your masala and can't wait to try.

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  10. Hi Shabbu ,

    chicken looks delicious !!!

    and neat presentation Shabbu ,,

    Keep on ....

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  11. Nice curry,looks delicious

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  12. Butter Chicken is one of our favorite dishes...looks wonderful!

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  13. Thank you all for your comments..

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  14. delicious recipe... looks fabulous...

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