Indian Cuisine

Butter Chicken

A buttery dish and very famous dish of Indian cuisine in which chicken is cooked in Makhani gravy which is tomato based.

Butter Chicken

Ingredients Qty

Chicken 800 gms

Tomatoes 500 gms

Ginger (chopped) 2 cloves

Tomato Puree 4 Tbsp

Seasoning To taste

Black Cardamom 1

Butter 4 tbsp

Cream 4 tbsp

Garam Masala 1 tsp

Cashew nuts (soaked and paste) 10

For Marinade

Hung curd 400 gms

Red Chilli Powder 1 tbsp

Turmeric Powder 1/2 tbsp





  1. Take a chicken and marinade it into the above mixture, and then allow it to settle for 3-4 hours.
  2. Take the tomatoes and blanch them, de skin, and de seed them, and take butter, ginger in a skillet and put tomatoes.
  3. Keep stirring, and on slow heat, cook it for 20 minutes and add tomato puree.
  4. Now add salt, garam masala and cashew paste and cook for another 10 minutes.
  5. Now, switch off the stove and let the gravy and blend it.
  6. After blending, put it back on stove and cook for 10 minutes, on high flame and check everything.
  7. Then put in the roasted chicken into the gravy and garnish with butter and cream and ginger julienne.
  8. Serve hot.


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