Butter Chicken

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Butter Chicken


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :30 Min

Cook Time : 30 Min

Total Time : 1 Hr 0 Min


Serves : 5
  • 1 kgs chicken

  • 3 tbsp curd

  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste

  • 3 nos sliced onions

  • 2 nos tomatoes,roughly chopped

  • 10-12 nos cashews

  • 1 nos lemon juice

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 2 tsp red chilly powder

  • 100 gms butter

  • 1 tsp kasoori methi (dry fenugreek leaves)

  • 2 nos green chilly

  • 1 nos bay leaf

  • 2 nos big cardamom

  • 4 nos cloves

  • 1 tsp garam masala powder

  • 1/2 cups cream


  • Wash chicken well and put it in a bowl.
  • Add curd, one teaspoon salt, one teaspoon red chilly powder, Ginger garlic paste and lemon juice in it. Mix well and keep aside for 30 minutes.
  • Add some butter in a wok.
  • Add chicken in it. Soute for five minutes and transfer it in a another bowl.
  • Add some more butter in it.
  • Add sliced onions in it and saute until transparent.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and soute until raw smell goes.
  • Add tomatoes and green chilly in it and saute for five minutes.
  • Add cashews and cover the pan so that tomatoes turns mushy.
  • Switch off the flame and let it cool down.
  • Transfer this mixture in a grinder and grind it in to a smooth paste.
  • Strain the puree with a strainer.
  • Heat butter in a wok.
  • Add bay leaf, big cardamom and Cloves in it and saute for a while.
  • Add puree in it and saute well.
  • Now add marinated chicken in it. Mix well .
  • Add salt and pepper, garam masala powder and kasoori methi in it. Mix well and cook until done.
  • Add cream and mix well . cook for two minutes.
  • It's ready. Serve with naan or chapati.