Butter Chicken | How to make Butter Chicken

By Vineeta Ezra  |  9th Aug 2016  |  
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About Butter Chicken Recipe

The easiest way to enjoy restaurant style butter chicken.

Butter Chicken is delicious and authentic dish. Butter Chicken by Vineeta Ezra is a great option when you want something interesting to eat at home. Restaurant style Butter Chicken is liked by most people . The preparation time of this recipe is few minutes and it takes 30 minutes to cook it properly. Butter Chicken is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every region. By the help of this recipe you can definitely know how to make a perfect Butter Chicken. Butter Chicken is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Butter Chicken is delicious as well as healthy dish because it contains large amount of healthy nutrients. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this restaurant style Butter Chicken at your home.

Butter Chicken

Ingredients to make Butter Chicken

  • For marination-
  • chicken - 500g
  • ginger garlic paste- 2 tsp
  • curd - 2 tbsp
  • chilly powder - 1 tsp
  • salt - 1 tsp or as per your taste
  • turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Tandoori masala - 1 tbsp
  • For gravy-
  • butter - 3-4 tbsp
  • Refined oi l- 1 1/2 tbsp
  • jeera - 1/2 tsp
  • Black peppercorns - 1/2 tsp
  • Black cardamom- 2-3
  • cinnamon stick- 1 small
  • bay leaves- 2
  • onion- 2 medium
  • tomato- 4 medium
  • cashews- appx 15
  • salt- as per taste
  • chilly powder- 1tsp
  • turmeric Powder- 1 tsp
  • coriander powder- 1tbsp
  • Garam masala- little less than 1tbsp
  • ginger garlic paste- 1 tbsp
  • Fresh cream- 4tbsp
  • Kasoori methi- 1 tbsp

How to make Butter Chicken

  1. Wash chicken and marinate with the ingredients given under marination.
  2. Keep it in the freezer for approx 4-hours or overnight for good results.
  3. Now set your tandoor or oven for roasting chicken (as every oven has its own settings).
  4. Flip it in between so it will be well cooked from the both side.
  5. In the same time, when it is getting ready, you can prepare your gravy.
  6. For the gravy- Heat oil and 1 tbsp butter in a thick bottom kadai.
  7. Add jeera, black cardamom, cinnamon, black peppercorns and bay leaves in it.
  8. Then add chopped onion and saute for a minute.
  9. Add cashew nuts (chopped), and saute till onions starts changing their colour.
  10. Now add chopped tomatoes, ginger garlic paste, salt, chilly powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and garam masala.
  11. Mix well and cook it till tomatoes are done.
  12. When the tomatoes are cooked well and the masala starts leaving the edges, switch off the gas and let it cool.
  13. Transfer masala into a mixer jar and grind it. Take the bay leaves out and keep aside. You can use water also for grinding.
  14. Now strain the masala with the help of a strainer.
  15. Now heat 2 tbsp butter (or I can use more) in the same kadai.
  16. Add strained masala along with the bay leaves. Add some water and bring it to boil.
  17. Once its starts boiling, slow down the flame and cook for 1-2 min.
  18. Now add the chicken and let it cook for few minutes.
  19. Then add cream and mix it well.
  20. Cook it till gravy becomes thick as you want.
  21. Lastly add kasoori methi and mix.
  22. Serve your butter chicken with kulcha or chapati and jeera rice.

My Tip:

If you don't have tandoor or oven you can also fry your chicken. It will also taste awesome.

Reviews for Butter Chicken (1)

Zeenath Amaanullah2 years ago

Vineeta Ezra
a year ago
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