Ingredients

How to make it

  • Procedure:
  • Grind tomatoes to a fine paste; set this aside.
  • Cut onions into 4 pieces each, boil these with ½ tsp turmeric powder; when done strain the water and grind to a fine paste, keep this aside.
  • Now boil together watermelon seeds, cashew nuts & sesame seeds; when done strain the water and grind to a fine paste, keep this aside.
  • Heat oil in a wok; add whole garam masala, ginger-garlic paste & fry for about 2-3
  • minutes.
  • Now add tomato paste, red chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander seed powder, and salt; fry until oil separates out.
  • Now add onion paste, fry for 2-3 minutes; then add white paste, stir well and let this cook for about 10 minutes, until it doesn’t smell of white paste, on medium flame
  • Butter Chicken:
  • Heat butter & oil in a large pan; add cumin seeds, kasuri methi, and chopped onion, sauté until onion turns transparent; now add chopped tomatoes, fry for 4-5 minutes.
  • Now add basic gravy, garam masala powder, coriander seed powder, red chili powder, salt, chicken pieces, tomato sauce, orange-red food color, add a cup of water, stir well & cover the pan with a lid; let this cook till chicken is tender.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

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  • 22566 5 years ago
    Strolling through Chicken recipes today...

    Oh My Goodness!

    This one is to intriguing,not,to try.

    The adventure alone is worth the lengthy list.

    Very different!

    Thank-you

    Kind Regards

    Joyce
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  • 223552 6 years ago
    It seems to be one of the longest recepies i have seen for a while!!! Sure worth a try. Will let you know how it turns out!
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  • haleema55 6 years ago
    hmmm well i'm about to try this butter chicken of yours, wish me luck! :) let you know how it turned it, okay

    take care!
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    " It was excellent "
    lor ate it and said...
    BUTTER CHICKEN!!! What are you trying to do to me? Good grief, we LOVE BUTTER CHICKEN!!! I have my own version but your's looks to good to be true. You know, I could surround myself with Butter Chicken and Chocolate and I'd be a HAPPY camper LOL Cheers!!!
    P.S. Yup, another "5" ;-)
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    " It was excellent "
    robertg ate it and said...
    Will make this altho down here it might not be possible to get everything in the recipe, so will have to wing it. If it tastes as good as it sounds, it will be made quite often,thanks...Bob
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  • linebb956 6 years ago
    Wow... I asked for some Indian recipes.. Girl U delivered! Thanks!
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  • leslierose_64 6 years ago
    Looks really delicious.. love chicken... i would love to cook this but some ingredients are foreign to me. im not sure where to look for them. or maybe i just dont know where to look....hehehe... i'll definitely save this for future reference...

    yum yum!
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  • kyotofoodie 7 years ago
    No photo?
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  • kyotofoodie 7 years ago
    Hey Iffyo!

    Umm, I am going to try this one!

    I am having a dinner party coming up, a slumber party actually. It looks like I can get all the ingredients even in Kyoto (it will be pricey though).

    Thanks for sharing!!
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  • trackwidow 7 years ago
    This sounds really good, a little time consuming, but good.
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    " It was excellent "
    ambus ate it and said...
    Mmmmmmmmmmmmm... this looks "finger lickin
    good"! but I'll have to reduce the chillies a bit.
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  • vindee 7 years ago
    WOW...sounds great. A bit tedious...but i guess that's why it tastes soooo good!! Thank u
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    " It was excellent "
    sunny ate it and said...
    WOW - this looks like an amazing recipe. Yes, a bit time consuming, but surely worth it.

    I printed it out and will try it, thanks for sharing it. = )
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    " It was excellent "
    cakelady ate it and said...
    This looks soooo good! I have never eaten watermelon seeds. Who knew? If I can't find them, any other type of seed I could substitute? Can't wait to try this. Thanks!
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  • crystalwaters 7 years ago
    Love these beautiful authentic Indian recipes ~ do please keep them coming! :-)
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    " It was excellent "
    berry ate it and said...
    Oh my.... !!! This recipe is delicious!!!! Rated 5. How did you know that I would love it??? Dear, Thanks to sent me it!! you so sweet!, I am mailing it to a special friend I have from India!
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