Indian Butter Chicken Recipe

Indian Butter Chicken Recipe

Butter chicken is basically a North Indian dish, though it is liked by all overall India, which is seen in almost all Indian restaurant menus. Chicken is cooked in creamy rich sauce made with cashews, almonds, tomatoes and butter, also known as Chicken Makhani. It goes with Naan specially.


Preparation Time : 50 mins
Cooking Time : 20 mins
Total Serving : 4
Ingredients For Indian Butter Chicken Recipe :
  • natural yogurt :     150ml
  • ground almonds :     50g
  • chili powder :     1 1/2 tsp
  • crushed bay leaves :     1/4 tsp
  • ground cloves :     1/4 tsp
  • ground cinnamon :     1/4 tsp
  • garam masala :     1 tsp
  • green cardamom pods :     4
  • ginger pulp :     1 tsp
  • garlic pulp :     1 tsp
  • tomatoes :     400g can
  • salt :     1 1/4 tsp
  • chicken, skinned, boned and cubed :     1kg
  • butter :     75g
  • corn oil :     1 tbsp
  • medium onions, sliced :     2
  • fresh coriander, chopped :     2 tbsp
  • cream :     4 tbsp

Preparation Method for Indian Butter Chicken Recipe :

  • Blend together ground almonds, dry spices, ginger, garlic, tomatoes, & yogurt along with salt.
  • Now marinate the chicken with this mixture.
  • Now melt butter in kadai , wok or in a frying pan.
  • Add onions & fry it till takes brown color.
  • Now add the mixed chicken into it & fry it about 7/10 mins. Stir in about half of the coriander and mix well.
  • Pour over the cream and stir in well. Bring to the boil.

Garnish the indian butter chicken with the remaining chopped coriander to serve the chicken curry.


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