Butter Chicken | How to make Butter Chicken

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ByRaj Bhalla
Created on 10th Sep 2015
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  • By Raj Bhalla
    Created on 10th Sep 2015

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 a famous dish of North Indian and is very much popular in the whole worldwide. This dish is often reserved for any special occasion like parties or festivals. Butter Chicken is the best option for you when you want to eat or cook something really perfect. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every age group. The flavorful and saporous ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Butter Chicken. Raj Bhalla shared this Butter Chicken recipe which is perfect to serve for 6 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious Butter Chicken. It is not a typical restaurant style recipe but a simple homely comforting recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. It is an easy and simple recipe that is perfect to make in a jiffy for a weekend lunch or dinner. Try this delicious Butter Chicken recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time3Hours
  • Serves6People
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 Patila year 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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