Recipe Cook Time
|:||1 Hour 15 Minutes + Marination Time|
Blend tomatoes to a puree.
Mix all the ingredients for marination to make a paste.
Smear the chicken pieces with the paste and let it marinate for 2 hours.
Heat butter in a heavy bottom wok and add the marinated chicken to it.
Cook till the chicken is tender.
In a saucepan, heat butter and add red chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, ginger, salt and chopped green chilli.
Fry for some time.
Add tomato puree, orange color, fresh cream and cook on medium flame till the puree thickens.
Add the puree to the tender chicken along with sugar and cream.
Let it simmer for about 25 minutes.
Garnish with fresh cream, finely chopped green chillies and coriander leaves.
Serve with butter.
On Chakh Le India, Aditya Bal's making a national favourite thatâs been adopted internationally: butter chicken, marinated in curd and masala , cooked in tomato puree and cream, and finished with butter. Donât count the calories on this one.