Butter Chicken | How to make Butter Chicken

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ByPranav Shah
Created on 19th Jul 2015
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  • By Pranav Shah
    Created on 19th Jul 2015

About Butter Chicken

One of the favourite dishes for North Indians

Butter Chicken is a mouthwatering dish which is perfect to serve at any occasion. It is a recipe of North Indian cuisine which is very famous in the whole worldwide. This is very amazing in taste and it contains a lot of health benefiting nutrients. It is a quick and easy recipe and you can easily prepare restaurant style Butter Chicken at your home. Butter Chicken by Pranav Shah will help you to prepare the perfect Butter Chicken at your home. You don't need any extra effort or time to prepare this. It just needs few minute for the preparation and 30 minute for cooking. Whether it is a grand party or a normal kitty party, it is a perfect dish to serve and to get the compliments from your guests. This recipe follows the perfect art of cooking that gives an amazing texture to this and differentiate it from other dishes. In the Better Butter recipes, you will find the step by step process of this recipe by which you can know how to make the delicious Butter Chicken.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves4People
Butter Chicken

Ingredients to make Butter Chicken

  • boneless chicken 1 Kg
  • butter 500 grams
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • onion paste 2 tsp
  • onions 2 (chopped)
  • garlic paste 1 tsp
  • ginger paste 1 tsp
  • red chillies 4-6
  • mace powder 1 tsp
  • red chilli powder 1 tsp
  • coriander powder 1 tsp
  • yoghurt 1/2 cup
  • tomatoes 5-6
  • crushed kasoori methi 1.5 tsp
  • coriander seeds 2 tsp
  • 2 black cardamom
  • 3 green cardamom
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 cinnamon (crushed)
  • 3tbsp fresh cream
  • salt to taste
  • green chillies 4 to 5 (slit)

How to make Butter Chicken

  1. In a large bowl, mix the yoghurt, onion paste, green chillies, ginger-garlic paste, sugar, salt, green and black cardamoms, mace powder. Add the raw chicken. Marinate overnight.
  2. Roast the marinated chicken in a tandoor or an oven till its 3/4th done.
  3. Heat butter with dalda in a pan. Add bay leaves, cloves, cinnamon, red chillies and crushed coriander seeds. Sauté for half minute.
  4. Add a bit of onion, red chilli powder, coriander powder and tomatoes. Sauté for 5 minutes. Puree the mixture in a blender.
  5. Heat the remaining butter in a pan. Add the pureed mixture and bring it to boil. Add the marinated chicken, salt and fresh cream and mix well.
  6. Add water to the mixture to make sure the consistency is not too thick.
  7. Add sliced green chillies, crushed fenugreek leaves .Simmer it for few minutes. Bring it to a full boil
  8. Garnish it with coriander leaves and cream topped up, serve it with naan or rice.
My Tip: You can garnish with pumpkin seeds to add zing to this recipe

Reviews for Butter Chicken (4)

Om Vasant Tatpuje10 months ago
It's very nice
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Aparna Pandeya year ago
Sounds delicious!
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Nour Saifa year ago
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Kanak Patela year ago
Wow! This looks so yummy
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