Posted by : Lekhraj Wednesday, 12 June 2013

This is the most popular recipe in Indian Cuisine, rich in taste and having spicy flavor making it most delicious.

Butter Chicken

Recipe for Butter Chicken


(1) Chicken- 500 grams
(2) Chilli Powder- 1 teaspoon
(3) Butter- 2 tablespoons
(4) Lemon juice- 1 tablespoon
(5) Salt to taste

For Marination 

(1) Curd- 3/4 cup
(2) Salt to taste
(3) Ginger-Garlic paste- 2 tablespoons 
(4) Chilli Powder- 1 teaspoon
(5) Garam Masala powder- 1/2 teaspoon
(6) Mustard Oil- 1 & 1/2 tablespoons
(7) Lemon Juice- 1 & 1/2 tablespoons
(8) Oil for frying

For Gravy

(1) Butter- 35 grams
(2) Ginger paste- 2 teaspoons
(3) Chopped chillies- 3
(4) Chilli powder- 2 teaspoons
(5) Salt to taste
(6) Whole garam masala- 1 tablespoon
(7) Tomato Puree- 300 grams
(8) Garam masala powder- 1/2 teaspoon
(9) Cream- 3/4 cup


(1) Cut the chicken into small 2-3 inch pieces and wash nicely, then add chilli powder, lemon juice and salt in the chicken, mix nicely and then keep it aside for 30 minutes.

(2) In a bowl, add curd, chilli powder, salt, ginger-garlic paste, lemon juice, garam masala powder, mustard oil and mix nicely, then add chicken in it and mix well and then marinate it for 4 hours in fridge.

(3) Then heat oil in a wok, then fry the marinated chicken till gets golden brown, then keep the fried chickens aside.

(4) Heat 30 grams butter in wok, add whole garam masala and saute it for few minutes, add ginger-garlic paste and chopped green chillies and saute further, then add tomato puree, red chilli powder, garam masala powder, salt and 1 cup of water and cook well till gets boiled.

(5) Add the cooked chicken pieces in it and then reduce the fire and simmer it for 10 minutes. While serving garnish it with butter and coriander leaves.

Your Butter Chicken is ready, serve hot!

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