Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken Recipe

Butter Chicken Recipe is a tasty, popular Indian dish. A perfect North Indian recipe to try at your home. It is also called Chicken Makhani and is an easy recipe.

Preparation Time: 20 – 25 minutes

Cooking Time:  25 – 30 minutes

Servings: 5 – 6 persons

Main Ingredients: Chicken

Cuisine: North Indian

Course / Category: Non-Vegetarian, Side Dish


Chicken: 1 kg

Butter: 1 and 1/2 cup

Onion: 4 number (medium)

Cashew: ½ cup

Ginger Garlic paste: 2 teaspoon

Tomato: 4 number (medium)

Kashmiri Chilly Powder: 2 and 1/2 tablespoon

Turmeric: 1 teaspoon

Garam Masala: 1 teaspoon

Kasuri Methi: 1 teaspoon

Salt: as required

Method to Prepare Butter Chicken Recipe

1. Clean chicken pieces.

2. Heat pan add oil & sauté onions till golden brown & keep aside for cooling.

3. Heat pan add butter, when it melts add chicken pieces & cook for 10 minutes.

4. Add ginger garlic paste & sauté for 2-3 minutes.

5. Add Kashmiri chilly, turmeric, garam Masala & sauté well till raw smell goes.

6. Add tomato paste & cook till oil becomes transparent.

7. Add required water & keep for cooking.

8. Prepare paste from fried onion & soaked cashew.

9. Add this paste to cooked chicken & kasuri methi & cook for some time.

10. When done serve hot with chappati, puri or rice.

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