Ghee or Butter for cooking
To make the dish, first, marinate the chicken minimum 30 mins (overnight is best), then sear chicken in ghee under cooking it and remove from pan. Then, add more ghee to the pan frying up the ginger, garlic and canned tomatoes. Return the chicken to the pan, add cream with the same seasonings used in the marinade and simmer till chicken is tender ( about 45 mins on low/medium).
Butter chicken is a popular Indian dish that has been gaining popularity all over the world. It's easy to make, and can be served with rice or naan bread. The dish is made with chicken breast that has been cooked in a tomato-based sauce and then mixed with cream. This results in a creamy, flavourful dish that is sure to please anyone's taste buds!
Butter chicken originated in the Punjab state of India, and it is believed to have been created by Kundan Lal Gujral, a chef. The recipe became popular quickly, and people all around the world now enjoy it! Served with rice or naan bread, this is a family mid week favorite