Instant Butter Chicken

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  • Dahi (Yogurt) ½ Cup
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chili powder) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Namak (Salt) ½ tsp or to taste
  • Haldee powder (Turmeric powder) ½ tsp
  • Dhania powder (Coriander powder) 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder ½ tsp
  • Lemon juice 2 tbs
  • Chicken boneless cubes ½ kg
  • Oil 2 tbs
  • Makhan (Butter) 2-3 tbs
  • Darchini (Cinnamon stick) 1
  • Hari elaichi (Green cardamom) 2
  • Pyaz (Onion) grated 1 small
  • Adrak lehsan (Ginger garlic) crushed 1 tsp
  • Hari mirch (Green chilies) crushed ½ tbs
  • Tamatar (Tomatoes) grinded 1 Cup
  • Tomato paste 2 tbs
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) roasted & crushed ½ tsp
  • Namak (Salt) ½ tsp or to taste
  • Haldee powder (Turmeric powder) ½ tsp
  • Jaifil powder (Nutmeg powder) ½ tsp
  • Paprika powder 1 tsp
  • Cheeni (Sugar) 1 tsp
  • Pani (Water) ½ Cup or as required
  • Cream ½ Cup
  • Doodh (Milk) ½ Cup
  • Kasuri meethi (Dried fenugreek leaves) 1 tsp
  • Makhan (Butter)
  • Cream


In bowl,add yogurt,red chili powder,salt,turmeric powder,coriander powder,garam masala powder,lemon juice and mix well.

Add chicken boneless cubes,mix well and marinate for 30 minutes.

In pot,add oil and marinated chicken,mix well and cook until chicken is done & set aside.

In pot,add butter and let it melt,add cinnamon stick,green cardamom,onion,ginger garlic,green chili and sauté until onion are translucent.

Add grinded tomato,tomato paste and mix well,cover and cook for 4-5 minutes.

Add cumin seeds,salt,turmeric powder,nutmeg powder,paprika powder and sugar,mix well and cook for 2 minutes.

Add water and mix well.

In bowl,add cream,milk and whisk well.

In pot,gradually add cream+milk and mix well.

Now add cooked chicken and mix well.

Add dried fenugreek leaves and mix well.

Garish with butter,cream & serve.

Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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