Butter Chicken | How to make Butter Chicken

By Raj Bhalla  |  10th Sep 2015  |  
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Butter Chickenby Raj Bhalla
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About Butter Chicken

When you are a carnivore in India, irrespective of where you live, chances are that you have eaten or heard about Butter Chicken or Murg Makhani.

The delicious and mouthwatering Butter Chicken is enjoyed by all. This dish is often prepared for special occasions including parties or festivals. Butter Chicken is a good option when you want to cook something different . It is an amazing dish which is liked by people of all age groups. The flavourful ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Butter Chicken. Raj Bhalla shared Butter Chicken recipe which can serve 6 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you learn how to make the delicious Butter Chicken. Try this delicious Butter Chicken recipe at home and surprise your family and friends. You can connect with the Raj Bhalla of Butter Chicken by commenting on the page. In case you have any questions around the ingredients or cooking process. The Butter Chicken can also be given a rating. The "What's cooking" feature can be used to share your experience when you make Butter Chicken with other users

Butter Chicken

Ingredients to make Butter Chicken

  • 1 Tandoori Chicken.
  • 8-10 medium size tomatoes.
  • 5-6 Green Cardamoms.
  • 2-3 small chips of Cinnamon.
  • Cream 200 grams.
  • Butter 4-5 table spoons
  • Ginger and Green chilli julienes. Take the seeds out.
  • 1 tablespoon Honey
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder.
  • 1 tablepoon Garam Masala
  • Kasuri Methi
  • Cardamom Powder

How to make Butter Chicken

  1. First we are going to make the Makhani gravy. Heat 2 tablespoons butter in a pan on medium heat. Butter should not burn.
  2. Saute green cardamoms and cinnamon.
  3. Add the diced tomatoes and saute for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Cover and cook on low heat for about 10 minutes till the tomatoes are soft and pulpy.
  5. Let it cool and make a silky paste in a blender of the tomatoes.
  6. Strain it and keep it aside. Now you will have some idea how much gravy it is going to be. So, if you want more, repeat the steps 1-5 with more tomatoes.
  7. Add 3-4 tablespoons of butter in a pan on medium heat.
  8. Saute Ginger and green chill julienne in a big pan.
  9. Add the strained tomato puree and cook for about 3-4 minutes or till the raw flavor of tomatoes goes away.
  10. Now add Kashmiri red chilli powder, Garam Masala and salt. Mix well and cook for 3-4 minutes more.
  11. Add Tandoori Chicken pieces. Cut them according to your preference.
  12. Mix well and cook for another 3-4 minutes to let the chicken blend with flavors of the sauce.
  13. Add 100 grams of cream. Mix well and cook for 3-4 minutes more. You can reduce the quantity of cream if you wish to.
  14. Finally, add cardamom powder, about 1 tea spoon and Kasuri Methi.
  15. Cook for 2 more minutes, add 1 tablespoon of honey and your Butter Chicken is ready.
  16. Serve it with more cream on top and some Ginger Julienne.

My Tip:

Pls check my profile for other recipe for Tandoori Chicken which is mentioned here.

Reviews for Butter Chicken (6)

Ibtesam Blocha year ago

3 hours to cook???
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Meheli Banerjeea year ago

really easy cook but have to taste first
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Manjusha Bhosale Patil2 years ago

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Kainat Siddiqui2 years ago

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Raj Bhalla2 years ago

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Suchitra Shah2 years ago

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