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Butter Chicken Masala

Akum Raj Jamir
40 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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ABOUT Butter Chicken Masala RECIPE

Flavorful, Rich and Creamy Butter Chicken Masala.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Dinner Party
  • North Indian
  • Sauteeing
  • Main Dish

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. For masala: Butter 4+1 tblspn
  2. onion 2 medium chopped
  3. tomato 1 large chopped
  4. salt to taste
  5. cashewnuts 10 nos
  6. Garam masala powder, Red Chilly powder & Coriander powder 1 tbsp each
  7. cinnamon 1 small stick
  8. cloves 3 nos
  9. bay leaf 1 small
  10. Green cardamom 3 nos
  11. ginger garlic paste - 1 tblspn
  12. Kasuri methi - ½ tblspn
  13. cream - 2+1 tblspn
  14. Few julienne ginger
  15. Few coriander leaves
  16. water 250 ml
  17. Marination Ingredients:
  18. chicken 400 gms
  19. red chilly powder 1 tblspn
  20. ginger garlic paste 1 tblspn
  21. salt to taste
  22. yogurt 2 tblspn
  23. Garam masala powder ½ tblspn
  24. turmeric powder ½ tblspn


  1. Take the Marination ingredients and marinate the chicken for 30 mins.
  2. Add 2 tblspn butter in a pan. Add the chopped onions and saute for 2 mins.
  3. Add the chopped tomatoes, salt and saute till tomatoes turns mushy.
  4. Add chilly powder, garam masala powder, coriander powder and cashewnuts and saute for 2 mins.
  5. Let it cool down and blend together with little water to a smooth puree. Set aside.
  6. Heat 2 tblspn butter in a pan
  7. Add the cinnamon, cloves, bay leaf, green cardamom and saute for a min.
  8. Add ginger garlic paste and saute for a min.
  9. Add the marinated chicken and saute on low medium heat until the marinated masalas are coated nicely with the chicken and water released by the chicken dries up which will take around 5 mins.
  10. Pour the onion tomato puree. Mix well, cover the pan and continue to cook on low heat for around 10 mins stirring continuously to prevent burning.
  11. Add 1 cup water and cook for 5-10 mins.
  12. Add crushed kasuri methi and cream and give a quick stir and take off the heat.
  13. Pour the remaining butter and cream and garnish with few julienne ginger, coriander leaves and serve.

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Annam Shri
Annam Shri   Aug-09-2016

Really yummy one ya

Taahira Laiq
Taahira Laiq   Aug-03-2016

so favourite chicken recipe!

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