Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken Recipe
  • Dinner
  • Servings
  • 3Spicy
  • 30 MinsCook Time
  • Cuisine : Punjabi
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A dish that is liked by all with its rich creamy aromatic gravy with succulent chicken pieces. It is best enjoyed with Naans, Kulchas and vegetable pulao too.Entertain a lovely gathering at home with this favourite dish that completes every occasion.


¼ kilogram of Cubed Boneless Chicken

1 teaspoon of Ginger Paste

1 teaspoon of Garlic Paste

1 large Minced Onion

2 medium Pureed Tomatoes

1 tablespoon of Tomato sauce

1 cup of Whole Milk

3 tablespoons of Cashewnut Paste

Salt to taste

2 teaspoons of Coriander Powder

1 teaspoon of Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder

¼ teaspoon of Turmeric Powder

1 tablespoon of Kasuri Methi

2-3 tablespoons of fresh Coriander Leaves

1 teaspoon of Garam Masala

1 tablespoon of Ghee



Kadai, Spoon

Step By Step Method

    1. Heat the ghee in a saucepan and saute the minced onion till golden brown.

    2. Add the ginger-garlic paste, coriander, red chilli and turmeric powder and cook further for 1-2 minutes.

    3. Add the pureed tomatoes, salt and fry for 5-7 minutes till the oil separates.

    4. Mix in the tomato sauce and fry for a minute.

    5. Add the chicken pieces along with milk and kasuri methi. Cover the saucepan with a lid and cook for 8-10 minutes on a low flame till the chicken is soft and tender.

    6. Open the lid, add the garam masala and cashew paste, adjust the salt and give it a good stir.

    7. Remove the saucepan from the heat source and serve garnished with fresh coriander leaves.

    8. Serve the Creamy butter chicken with naans or rotis.

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