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Butter Chicken Recipe

''Butter Chicken'' - The name alone can make you want to enjoy this all- time favorite Indian dish. Butter chicken continues to be a hit among Indians and foreigners alike, specially those who want a taste of authentic Indian cuisine. There are many versions of how this dish was created and most historians agree that the iconic Butter Chicken was invented in the kitchens of Moti Mahal. This recipe of Butter Chicken is easy to follow and droolworthy!

How To Make Butter Chicken:

Ingredients of Butter Chicken

  • For the marinade:

  • Raw Chicken

  • 2 tsp Red Chili Powder

  • 2 tsp Ginger-Garlic Paste

  • 2 tsp Salt

  • 2 tsp Lemon Juice

  • 1/2 cup Curd

  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala

  • 1 tsp Kasuri Methi

  • 2 tsp Mustard Oil

  • For gravy:

  • 2 tsp Oil

  • 2 to taste Butter Cubes

  • 3-gram Cloves

  • 1 Cinnamon Stick, sliced.

  • 1 tsp Mace

  • 7 Cardamom

  • 4 Tomatoes, chopped.

  • 1 tsp Garlic

  • 1 tsp Ginger

  • 1 tsp Ginger-Garlic Paste

  • 1 1/2 tsp Red Chili Powder

  • 1 tsp Kasuri Methi

  • 2 tsp Honey

  • 1 Green Chili

  • 2 tsp Cardamom Powder

  • 1 tbsp Cream

For marination:

1.In a mixing bowl, put raw chicken pieces and add salt, red chili powder, ginger garlic paste and lemon juice. Mix well.

2.Refrigerate for about 15-20 minutes.

3.Now add curd to the refrigerated mix. Followed by salt, ginger garlic paste, red chili powder, garam masala, Kasuri Methi and mustard oil. Mix well and refrigerate again for an hour.

4.Roast the marinated chicken in an oven for about 30 minutes until it is three-fourth done.

Prepare the chicken gravy:

1.Heat 2 tsp of oil in a pan with butter.

2.Add cloves, cinnamon stick, mace and cardamom. Sauté and then add chopped tomatoes, garlic and ginger. Mix well and then grind well.

3.In another pan, heat another two cubes of butter, along with ginger garlic paste.

4.Add the tomato puree made from the mixture. Now add red chili powder, Kasuri Methi, honey and finally the roasted chicken pieces. Let it simmer.

5.Add green chili, cardamom powder and cream. Mix well.

6.Serve with a teaspoon of cream over.

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