Who doesn't love butter chicken? The juicy pieces of chicken bathed in velvety, sweet and spicy gravy is the go-to dish for almost every non-vegetarian in India! Butter chicken is one of the most popular dishes in our cuisine. Whether we eating out or ordering in, butter chicken always has a special place on top of the menu, and in our orders! This recipe goes beyond the Indian borders, people in US and UK also are fans of this mouth-watering chicken curry. The love of butter chicken has led culinary enthusiasts to create new fusion dishes like butter chicken pasta and butter chicken pizza. However, nothing can beat the classic butter chicken curry! But making butter chicken at home can be a long and tiring process. It is why we end up just ordering it. But not anymore, we have found a way to make the perfect butter chicken in just under 30 minutes!
Butter Chicken In 30 Mins: How To Make Butter Chicken In 30 Minutes
Marinate chicken in yoghurt, cloves garlic, ginger, garam masala, cumin, turmeric, cayenne pepper, and salt. Sear the chicken in a hot pan using butter. Remove it from the pan.
Add onions and sauté till it is translucent. Add a generous amount of butter. Next, add ginger, garam masala, cumin, turmeric, cayenne pepper, and chilli flakes. Season with salt and pepper. Pour the tomato paste and continue cooking another 3-4 minutes. Reduce the heat to low. Add 1 cup water and coconut milk. Stir to combine, bring the sauce to a simmer, cook for 5 minutes. Add the chicken to the gravy and butter chicken is ready!
Pro Tip: If the gravy is too thick, add some more coconut milk.Serve the butter chicken with butter naan or steamed rice!
Sounds easy, right?! Make this quick butter chicken recipe at home and amaze your family with your genius culinary skills. Do tell us in the comments section how you liked it.