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Delicious Butter Chicken

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Butter chicken is a tasty Indian delight that you can make. It is very simple and yet delicious dish.
  Skinless boneless chicken 500 Gram
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 1⁄2
  Garlic cloves 2
  Garlic 2 Tablespoon
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 (Extracted From 1/2 Fruit)
  Garam masala 1 Teaspoon
  Cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1 Dash
  Canned tomato sauce 250 Milliliter
  Evaporated milk 250 Milliliter
  Plain yogurt 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Cube chicken and wash it.
Chop onion into dices.
chop peel of ginger and chop it.
Mince garlic cloves.
Squeeze lemon juice.
Heat oil, add chicken. Cook until chicken is brown.
Remove it from the pan and add another tablespoon of oil.
Add onion, garlic and ginger. Saute them.
Add butter. Lower the heat. Squeeze lemon juice.
Add garam masala, cumin and cayenne pepper. Stir it well.
Now add tomato sauce. Stir and let it cook for 2 minutes. Keep stirring.
Add evaporated milk and yogurt. Stir it.
Bring it to boil. Lower the heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Keep stirring.
Add the chicken into the sauce. Mix it well.
Bring it to boil and then let it simmer for 15 minutes.
Serve it hot with nann or rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Stir Fried
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Easy to make and mouthwateringly delicious, butter chicken is one dish that is likely to linger on your taste buds for long. This is one dish that is extravagant enough to make wonderful addition to your holiday cart, but simple enough to feature in your weeknight dinner.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 424 Calories from Fat 207

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g36%

Saturated Fat 9 g45.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 123.6 mg41.2%

Sodium 638.7 mg26.6%

Total Carbohydrates 20 g6.8%

Dietary Fiber 2.2 g8.8%

Sugars 12.1 g

Protein 34 g68.1%

Vitamin A 15.2% Vitamin C 31.1%

Calcium 26.1% Iron 16.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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