Instant Pot Butter Chicken

Instant Pot Butter Chicken

AuthorNureen SCategory, , , DifficultyBeginner

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time2 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time17 mins

 1 lb boneless chicken, legs and thighs
 1 large onion, sliced
 ½ cup sour cream
 2 sprigs curry leaves, remove from sticks
 ¼ cup oil
 1 can tomato paste
 1 jalapeno, sliced
 1 tbsp ginger & garlic paste
 1 tsp salt, or to taste
 1 tsp cayenne pepper
 ½ tsp cumin powder
 ½ tsp turmeric
 1 tsp garam masala
 ½ cup dried fenugreek leaves, crushed
 ½ stick butter

1

Turn IP on Saute mode. When it says HOT, add the oil.

2

Toss in onions, jalapenos and curry leaves. Saute for 1 minute.

3

Add the chicken and saute until it turns white.

4

Add ginger garlic paste, salt, cayenne, turmeric, cumin and garam masala powders. Mix well.

5

Add 1 can of tomato paste and combine it well.

6

Turn OFF saute mode, turn Pressure on HIGH for 6 minutes. Close lid and seal the vent.

7

Release pressure. Remove the lid. Turn saute mode on high.

8

Add sour cream and mix well.

9

When the mixture starts bubbling, add the fenugreek leaves. Mix well.

10

Add butter and allow it to melt.

11

Serve hot with naan! Enjoy!

Ingredients

 1 lb boneless chicken, legs and thighs
 1 large onion, sliced
 ½ cup sour cream
 2 sprigs curry leaves, remove from sticks
 ¼ cup oil
 1 can tomato paste
 1 jalapeno, sliced
 1 tbsp ginger & garlic paste
 1 tsp salt, or to taste
 1 tsp cayenne pepper
 ½ tsp cumin powder
 ½ tsp turmeric
 1 tsp garam masala
 ½ cup dried fenugreek leaves, crushed
 ½ stick butter

Directions

1

Turn IP on Saute mode. When it says HOT, add the oil.

2

Toss in onions, jalapenos and curry leaves. Saute for 1 minute.

3

Add the chicken and saute until it turns white.

4

Add ginger garlic paste, salt, cayenne, turmeric, cumin and garam masala powders. Mix well.

5

Add 1 can of tomato paste and combine it well.

6

Turn OFF saute mode, turn Pressure on HIGH for 6 minutes. Close lid and seal the vent.

7

Release pressure. Remove the lid. Turn saute mode on high.

8

Add sour cream and mix well.

9

When the mixture starts bubbling, add the fenugreek leaves. Mix well.

10

Add butter and allow it to melt.

11

Serve hot with naan! Enjoy!

Instant Pot Butter Chicken

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