Butter Chicken, also known as Murgh Makhani, is a popular Indian dish known for its rich and creamy sauce. The dish was traditionally cooked in a tandoor, but variations of it can now be prepared on the stove or in an oven. The chicken is marinated in a mixture of yogurt and spices, and then cooked and tossed in a rich tomato-based sauce with melted butter and cream. The dish is generally served with naan or rice and makes a comforting meal.
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Mix together the yogurt, lemon juice, tumeric, garam masala, red chili powder, and salt in a bowl.
Add the chicken pieces to the marinade and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
Melt the butter in a large pan over medium heat.
Add the marinated chicken and cook until browned on all sides.
Add the tomato puree and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
Stir in the heavy cream and honey, and let the mixture simmer for around 10-15 minutes until the sauce has thickened.
Serve the butter chicken with naan or steamed rice.