Butter Chicken Recipe - The Classic Indian Chicken Gravy

A classic Butter Chicken Recipe is loved by one and all. If you are a vegetarian, use paneer instead of chicken or even better, use mushrooms for a healthier option.

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Butter Chicken Recipe - The Classic Indian Chicken Gravy
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Butter Chicken Masala Recipe is a delicious,creamy delightful chicken dish which has simple flavours yet it tastes great.

Butter chicken is one dish that always tops with menu card list. This dish is loved by kids and adults. One of the easy dish to prepare for a get together or party. If you are a vegetarian, use paneer instead of chicken or even better, use mushrooms for a healthier option. 

Serve Butter Chicken Recipe with Butter Naan and Smoked Dal Makhani Dhaba Style Recipe and Pickled onions and Boondi Raita Recipe Spiced With Black Salt  for a delicious punjabi style dinner.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other similar recipes such as

  1. Chettinad Mutton Chops
  2. Chicken Tomato Macaroni
  3. Kalwanche Tonak 

Course: Dinner
Diet: High Protein Non Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

35 M

Total in

45 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

    To marinate
  • 300 grams Boneless chicken , cut into pieces
  • 1/2 cup Curd (Dahi / Yogurt)
  • 2 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1 teaspoon Kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • For the Butter Chicken Masala
  • 1 tablespoon Butter
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander (Dhania) Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1 cup Homemade tomato puree
  • 1 teaspoon Honey
  • 1/4 cup Fresh cream
  • 1 tablespoon Kasuri Methi (Dried Fenugreek Leaves)
  • Salt , to taste
  • 1/4 cup Fresh cream
  • 1 tablespoon Kasuri Methi (Dried Fenugreek Leaves)
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Butter Chicken Recipe - The Classic Indian Chicken Gravy

  1. To begin making the Butter Chicken Recipe, wash the chicken thoroughly.

  2. In a mixing bowl, add curd, garam masala,ginger and garlic paste, salt, red chili powder, turmeric powder and chicken. Marinate the butter chicken for a minimum for 1 hour. 

  3. Heat a teaspoon of butter over medium heat, add the marinated chicken along with the marinade and let the chicken cook in its own masala for 4 minutes. 

  4. Into the same pan, add tomato puree, salt, coriander powder, red chilli powder and garam masala. Cover the butter chicken and cook for 5 minutes. 

  5. Finally add fresh cream, honey and water (if required to adjust the consistency of the gravy) and simmer the Butter Chicken Masala until the chicken is cooked completely.

  6. Stir in the Kasuri methi and serve the butter chicken hot.

  7. Serve Butter Chicken Masala Recipe with Butter Naan and Smoked Dal Makhani Dhaba Style Recipe and Pickled onions and Boondi Raita Recipe Spiced With Black Salt  for a delicious punjabi style dinner. 

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