Butter Chicken Recipe

By: Shabana
Butter Chicken Recipe | How to Make Butter Chicken Recipe | Boldsky

Punjabi cuisine is very popular all over our country. The rich taste of its gravies makes it a huge hit among people of all age groups.

Punjabis love chicken and hence there are a lot of Punjabi recipes with chicken. One that is a favourite among everyone is butter chicken. It is extremely popular because it is an amalgamation of two of our favourite ingredients, butter and chicken. The combination is fab, we tell you!!!

If your family craves for some restaurant-like food at home, serve them this amazing butter chicken and they will literally worship you afterwards.

Here is an amazing butter chicken recipe to prepare at home.

Butter Chicken Recipe
BUTTER CHICKEN RECIPE | HOMEMADE BUTTER CHICKEN RECIPE | HOW TO PREPARE BUTTER CHICKEN RECIPE
Butter Chicken Recipe | Homemade Butter Chicken Recipe | How To Prepare Butter Chicken Recipe
Prep Time
20 Mins
Cook Time
45M
Total Time
1 Hours5 Mins

Recipe By: Boldsky Staff

Recipe Type: Main Course

Serves: 2

Ingredients
  • Curd - 6 tbsp

    Ginger paste - 1 tbsp

    Garlic paste - 1 tbsp

    Kashmiri red chilli powder - 1 tbsp

    Salt - ½ tbsp

    Oil - 4-5 tbsp

    Butter - 50 g

    Star anise - 1

    Green cardamom - 4

    Onions (medium size) - 3

    Tomatoes (medium size) - 4

    Garlic paste - 1 tbsp

    Cashew nuts - 25

    Red chilli powder - 1 tbsp

    Garam masala - 1 tbsp

    Kasuri methi - 1 tbsp

    Tomato ketchup - 1 tbsp

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How to Prepare
  • 1) Take the washed chicken in a big bowl.

    2) Whisk the hung curd and add it to the chicken.

    3) Add the ginger paste, garlic paste, red chilli powder and salt; marinate for half an hour.

    To Prepare The Gravy:

    1) In a pan, heat 4-5 tablespoons of oil.

    2) Add butter, star anise and green cardamom.

    3) Next, finely chop the onions and add it to the heated oil.

    4) Sauté until it turns golden brown.

    5) Cut the tomatoes into small pieces and add it to the pan.

    6) Add the garlic paste and fry until the raw smell goes away.

    7) Then, add the red chilli powder.

    8) Add salt according to taste and let the mixture simmer for 5 minutes.

    9) After 5 minutes, transfer the tomato mixture into a different bowl and let it cool.

    10) After the mixture is cooled, blend it in a blender until smooth.

    11) In the same pan, add the blended gravy and chicken along with half a cup of water.

    12) Add garam masala powder and kasuri methi to it. Mix everything well.

    13) To this, add 1 tablespoon of tomato ketchup and cook it for 3-4 minutes on a medium to low flame.

    14) Add the remaining butter to the gravy now.

    15) Add water to it, according to the consistency of the gravy required by you. Let it cook for 10 minutes.

    16) After 10 minutes, you should see the oil and butter floating on top of the gravy. This shows that the gravy is cooked.

    17) Serve it with a dollop of cream on top and some coriander leaves.

Instructions
  • Heat kasuri methi on a pan to make it crisp
  • Crush it and garnish while serving.
Nutritional Information
  • Serving Size - 2
  • Calories - 768 cal
  • Fat Content - 29 g
  • Protein - 48 g
  • Cholestrol - 204 g
  • Sugar - 5 g

Step By Step

1) Take the washed chicken in a big bowl.

Butter Chicken Recipe

2) Whisk the hung curd and add it to the chicken .

Butter Chicken Recipe

3) Add the ginger paste, garlic paste, red chilli powder and salt; marinate for half an hour.

Butter Chicken Recipe
Butter Chicken Recipe
Butter Chicken Recipe
Butter Chicken Recipe

To Prepare The Gravy:

1) In a pan, heat 4-5 tablespoons of oil .

Butter Chicken Recipe

2) Add butter, star anise and green cardamom.

Butter Chicken Recipe
Butter Chicken Recipe

3) Next, finely chop the onions and add it to the heated oil.

Butter Chicken Recipe

4) Sauté until it turns golden brown.

Butter Chicken Recipe

5) Cut the tomatoes into small pieces and add it to the pan.

Butter Chicken Recipe
Butter Chicken Recipe

6) Add the garlic paste and fry until the raw smell goes away.

Butter Chicken Recipe

7) Then, add the red chilli powder.

Butter Chicken Recipe

8) Add salt according to taste and let the mixture simmer for 5 minutes.

Butter Chicken Recipe
Butter Chicken Recipe

9) After 5 minutes, transfer the tomato mixture into a different bowl and let it cool.

Butter Chicken Recipe
Butter Chicken Recipe

10) After the mixture is cooled, blend it in a blender until smooth.

Butter Chicken Recipe
Butter Chicken Recipe

11) In the same pan, add the blended gravy and chicken along with half a cup of water.

Butter Chicken Recipe
Butter Chicken Recipe
Butter Chicken Recipe

12) Add garam masala powder and kasuri methi to it. Mix everything well.

Butter Chicken Recipe
Butter Chicken Recipe

13) To this, add 1 tablespoon of tomato ketchup and cook it for 3-4 minutes on a medium to low flame.

Butter Chicken Recipe
Butter Chicken Recipe
Butter Chicken Recipe

14) Add the remaining butter to the gravy now.

Butter Chicken Recipe

15) Add water to it, according to the consistency of the gravy required by you. Let it cook for 10 minutes.

Butter Chicken Recipe
Butter Chicken Recipe
Butter Chicken Recipe
Butter Chicken Recipe

16) After 10 minutes, you should see the oil and butter floating on top of the gravy. This shows that the gravy is cooked.

Butter Chicken Recipe
Butter Chicken Recipe

17) Serve it with a dollop of cream on top and some coriander leaves.

Butter Chicken Recipe
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