Capsicum Butter Chicken Recipe

Capsicum Butter Chicken is a delicious and flavorful Indian dish made with succulent chicken pieces cooked in a rich and creamy buttery sauce, along with the addition of colorful capsicum. The combination of tender chicken, aromatic spices, and the slight crunch of capsicum makes this dish a true delight. It is perfect to serve with naan or rice for a hearty and satisfying meal.

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Ingredients for Capsicum Butter Chicken Recipe

  • 125 gram Chicken, Cut Into Pieces
  • 1/4 cup Yogurt
  • 1/2 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon Butter
  • 1/4 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 0.13 cup Tomato Puree
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • 1/4 teaspoon Kasuri Methi
  • 1/4 Capsicum, Sliced
  • 0.06 cup Fresh Cream
  • as needed Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Capsicum Butter Chicken Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Marinate the chicken pieces with yogurt, ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt.
  • STEP 2.Heat butter in a pan and sauté the marinated chicken until it turns golden brown.
  • STEP 3.In the same pan, add chopped onions and cook until they become translucent.
  • STEP 4.Add tomato puree, garam masala, and kasuri methi to the pan and cook for a few minutes.
  • STEP 5.Add the capsicum slices and cook until they are slightly tender.
  • STEP 6.Finally, add fresh cream and mix well. Cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  • STEP 7.Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with naan or rice.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to marinate the chicken for at least 30 minutes to enhance the flavors.
  • You can adjust the spice level according to your preference by adding more or less red chili powder.
  • For a healthier version, you can use low-fat yogurt and reduce the amount of butter and cream.
  • If you prefer a thicker sauce, you can add a tablespoon of cashew paste or almond paste.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover capsicum butter chicken can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the chicken in a pan or microwave before serving.
  • Serve the capsicum butter chicken with naan, roti, or steamed rice for a complete meal.
Nutrition
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657
calories per serving
36 g Fat52 g Protein30 g Carbs6 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    36g
  • Protein
    52g
  • Carbs
    30g
  • Fiber
    6g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    30g
  • Protein
    52g
  • Fiber
    6g

Fats

  • Fat
    36g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    120mg
  • Iron
    5mg
  • Vitamin A
    209mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    15mg
  • Vitamin B6
    1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    134mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    106mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    111mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    596mg
  • Selenium
    52mcg
  • Zinc
    4mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp