Butter Chicken Recipe: A Flavorful Delight

Written by Robert J. Matthews

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1.5 lbs boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into bite-sized pieces 1 cup plain yogurt 2 tablespoons ginger-garlic paste 1 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 teaspoon chili powder

Ingredients

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1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon cumin Salt, to taste 3 tablespoons ghee (clarified butter) 1 large onion, finely chopped 1 cup tomato puree

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In a bowl, combine the chicken pieces with yogurt, ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, chili powder, ground coriander, cumin, and salt.

Instructions

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Heat 2 tablespoons of ghee in a large pan over medium heat. Add the marinated chicken and cook until browned on all sides. Set aside.

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In the same pan, add another tablespoon of ghee. Sauté the chopped onions until golden brown.

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Return the cooked chicken to the pan, stirring it into the sauce. Pour in the heavy cream, stirring continuously to blend the ingredients.

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Sprinkle garam masala over the Butter Chicken, giving it a final burst of flavor. Adjust salt and spice levels to your preference.

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Garnish the Butter Chicken with fresh cilantro. Serve hot over a bed of steamed basmati rice or with warm naan bread.

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