Instant Pot 15 Minute Butter Chicken- The Best Tasting Butter Chicken
 
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Indian
Ingredients
For marinating chicken
  • Chicken, boneless breast cubed- 2 breasts
  • Chili powder- 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder- ¼ tsp
  • Coriander powder- 1½ tsp
  • Cumin powder- ½ tsp
  • Garam Masala- ¾ tsp
  • Salt- ½ tsp
Cook and Grind
  • Butter- 1 tbsp
  • Onion, chopped- 2
  • Salt- ½ tsp
  • Tomatoes, chopped- 2
  • Garlic, grated- 2 cloves
  • Ginger, grated- 1 inch slice
  • Water- 1 cup
For Cooking
  • Tomato Ketchup- 2 tbsp
  • Milk Cream or Cream of Coconut- ¼ cup
  • Cilantro, chopped- ¼ cup
  • Butter- 1 tbsp
  • Garam Masala- ½ tsp
  • Salt- ¼ to ½ tsp
Instructions
  1. In a bowl, combine all the ingredients mentioned 'for marinating chicken'. Keep aside.
  2. Turn on Instant Pot. Select Saute Mode, Medium Temperature.
  3. Let HOT sign appear on the display.
  4. Add butter, let melt.
  5. Add onions, season with ½ tsp salt. Cook for 2 minutes.
  6. Add tomatoes, combine well.
  7. Add garlic and ginger. Cook for 3 minutes.
  8. Remove the stainless steel pot from the main pot. Cancel Saute Mode.
  9. Transfer the cooked onions/tomatoes into a blender. Add 1 cup water and grind to a smooth paste.
  10. Pour the ground onion/tomato mixture into the stainless pot. Rinse the blender jar with ¼ cup water, add that as well.
  11. Add the marinated chicken, combine well.
  12. Add tomato ketchup, combine well.
  13. Close the pot with its lid.
  14. Select Pressure cook mode, high pressure, TIME 7 Minutes.
  15. After 7 minutes pressure cooking, do a quick pressure release.
  16. Open the lid.
  17. Select Saute mode, set to LOW Temperature.
  18. Add milk cream or coconut cream, combine well and cook for a minute.
  19. Add garam masala, combine well.
  20. Add chopped cilantro and butter. combine well.
  21. Taste and add salt accordingly- ¼ to ½ tsp.
  22. Serve this delicious butter chicken along with basmati rice or naan.
Recipe by Cooking with Thas - East Instant Pot Recipes and more at http://www.thasneen.com/cooking/instant-pot-15-minute-butter-chicken-the-best-tasting-butter-chicken/