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Quick And Low Calorie Butter Chicken

Quick And Low Calorie Butter Chicken

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 20

Cook Time : 25

Total Time : 45


Serves 3

  • For marination-800 gram chicken

  • 2 tbsp Lemon juice

  • 1/2 tspRed chilli powder

  • 2 tbsp Hung curd

  • 1/2tsp turmeric powder

  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste

  • 1 tsp chicken masala powder

  • 1/2tsp salt 1 tsp jeera powder

  • 1 tbsp kasoori methi /dry fenugreek

  • 4 tbsp butter 1 tbsp corn flour 2 tbsp water

  • For the gravy-4 tbsp oil butter

  • Whole spices-2 bay leaves, green cardamom,1/2 inch cinnamon stick

  • 2 Green chillies split

  • 1 onion big finely chopped

  • 1 tbsp chicken masala

  • 1 /2tsp salt or to taste

  • 1/2tsp Red chilli powder

  • 2 tomatoes finely chopped

  • 2tbsp hung curd /thick curd

  • 2 tbsp butter or as per need

  • 4 -5 sprigs Coriander leaves for garnishing

  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste

  • 1 cup Water or as per requirement


  • 01

    wash chicken properly under running tap water, pat dry with kitchen towel.

  • 02

    Marinate chicken with salt, turmeric, lemon juice, hung curd, jeera powder, chicken masala, red chilli powder, ginger garlic paste, oil , kasuri methi

  • 03

    Let it rest for 10 minutes meanwhile ready the masala gravy

  • 04

    heat oil in a nonstick kadhai add in bay leaves, cinnamon stick, green chillies, green cardamom,sautey for a while add in chopped onions, fry until golden brown, add in ginger garlic paste we have already added half while marinating chicken

  • 05

    add in red chilli powder, chicken masala sautey for a while then add chopped tomatoes fry until oil separates from masala.

  • 06

    In another non stick kadhai add in marinated chicken n fry chicken adding 2 tbsp of butter, cook until chicken becomes tender and light brown

  • 07

    Mix 1 tbsp of corn flour with some water and pour on a chicken and cook for another 5 minutes without lid.

  • 08

    add butter and cook

  • 09

    add in thick curd or hung curd

  • 10

    cook until oil separates from masala

  • 11

    add in fried chicken,if you want without gravy then no need to add water

  • 12

    if you want gravey then add water according to your requirement cook for another 5 to 10 minutes adjust salt

  • 13

    Garnish with coriander and serve hot with roti ,naan, rice



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