Butter Chicken Recipe

By | Published , Last Updated: March 3, 2014 | Chicken | 65 Comments

Butter Chicken is one of the most popular Indian chicken dishes.
Butter Chicken

Ingredients:
Chicken Breasts – 2, boneless, skinless, cut into bite sized pieces
Butter – 2 tblsp
Onion – 1, small, chopped
Cumin Powder – 3/4 tsp
Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp
Curry Powder – 1/2 tsp
Coriander Powder – 1/2 tsp
Tomato Puree – 1 cup
Tomato Ketchup – 1/2 tsp
Chicken Stock – 1/4 cup
Thick Cream – 1/4 cup
Garam Masala Powder – 1 tsp
Olive Oil as required
Salt as per taste

Method:
1. Heat butter in a pan over medium flame.
2. Saute the onions until light brown.
3. Add cumin powder, turmeric powder, curry powder and coriander powder.
4. Cook for 30 seconds.
5. Add the tomato puree, ketchup and chicken stock.
6. Simmer until slightly thickened over low flame.
7. Remove from flame and add the cream.
8. Keep aside in a warm place.
9. Combine the chicken, garam masala powder and 1/2 tsp olive oil in a resealable bag.
10. Shake well.
11. Heat little oil in a frying pan.
12. Fry the chicken until lightly browned and cooked.
13. Add the reserved sauce and stir well. Season with salt.
14. Simmer for a minute and remove.
15. Serve hot with cooked rice, roti or naan.

Butter Chicken, 4.1 out of 5 based on 72 ratings
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65 thoughts on “Butter Chicken

  1. ANTRIYA JEGAN said on April 2, 2014 at 12:27 am

    really awesome and such a tastilicious recipe

  2. pooja said on October 19, 2013 at 6:20 pm

    Excellent

  3. shreyanka saha said on March 30, 2011 at 3:31 am

    it is a quite good

  4. sarosh said on March 16, 2011 at 11:20 am

    good

  5. yesha said on February 26, 2011 at 5:20 am

    good

  6. pardeep said on November 17, 2010 at 9:13 am

    good

  7. masharib said on October 25, 2010 at 2:04 pm

    no i was just rating it so pls dont fel bad

  8. SMIKESH said on October 20, 2010 at 10:29 am

    iam a great fan of butter chicken i like it

  9. sandy said on October 8, 2010 at 10:13 am

    awesome cusinie

  10. sushma said on September 28, 2010 at 2:59 am

    it very poor

  11. Priti said on September 17, 2010 at 6:33 am

    Liked the recipe provided.

  12. Rama said on August 28, 2010 at 12:13 am

    nkhii

  13. Rama said on August 27, 2010 at 11:54 pm

    Good

  14. Sireesha said on August 22, 2010 at 4:31 am

    I prepared it today and we all enjoyed it specially my kid liked it very much.

  15. manju said on June 27, 2010 at 3:52 am

    good one need to download

  16. Mohd junaid said on June 26, 2010 at 3:00 am

    thankyou
    I will try to make it today.

  17. nandita said on June 16, 2010 at 11:37 pm

    hmmm sounding delicious n nw i’ll make it for my fiancee

  18. shyam said on May 24, 2010 at 7:52 am

    let me try it once …..

  19. juhi singh said on April 20, 2010 at 3:18 am

    needs for modifications

  20. juhi singh said on April 20, 2010 at 3:16 am

    needs more modification

  21. danile Varghese said on April 3, 2010 at 1:57 am

    it’s amazing

  22. ankit said on March 18, 2010 at 10:51 am

    Yeah… It was very helpful…. Just as good as it should be.. Very helpful for bacheolars who are bored with eating same kind of food for a couple of months

  23. Prabhu kumar said on February 1, 2010 at 7:59 am

    i like butter cicken so much and also it is very easy recpie to understand.

  24. candy said on January 29, 2010 at 9:49 am

    well this is not the exact preperation of butter chicken. before addin the chicken to gravy , its roasted frst like tandoori chicken then added to the gravy.

  25. Guneet said on January 29, 2010 at 2:52 am

    I made chicken for the first time in life with this recipe… Everyone loved it :)

  26. anand said on January 25, 2010 at 4:38 am

    you missed out tomato without which its incomplete

  27. shruti said on December 30, 2009 at 2:44 am

    good one

  28. Aisha said on November 16, 2009 at 2:36 am

    nice recipe :-)

  29. Aisha said on November 16, 2009 at 2:35 am

    nice recipe :-)

  30. Manisha Pandel said on November 8, 2009 at 7:18 am

    Wow this is so cool. I’ll try this recipe tonight.

  31. chef amir said on November 1, 2009 at 7:43 am

    butter chicken is nice dish this is mostly having in india lot of people like this dish

  32. ajay said on October 18, 2009 at 5:29 am

    great simple & fantastic

  33. rakshaya said on October 18, 2009 at 12:03 am

    so nice

  34. venugopal rao said on October 14, 2009 at 1:13 am

    JUST GREAT AND SIMPLE RECEPIE TO UNDERSTAND.

  35. venugopal rao said on October 14, 2009 at 1:12 am

    JUST GREAT AND SIMPLE.

  36. PRADEEP said on September 13, 2009 at 12:54 pm

    THIS IS EXCELLENT RECIPE OUR FAMILY ALWAYS LOVE TO HAVE IT

  37. munish said on September 1, 2009 at 5:26 am

    gooood

  38. munish said on September 1, 2009 at 5:23 am

    good

  39. Jaiwant said on August 22, 2009 at 1:44 pm

    Horrible! It could not have been worst than this

  40. lavina said on August 3, 2009 at 5:20 am

    awesome taste…

  41. sanjeev said on August 1, 2009 at 7:49 am

    its not the actual reciepe of butter chicken

  42. Gaurav Bedi said on July 8, 2009 at 1:37 am

    Its awesome…….1st time I prepared Butter Chicken and it was awesome……

    Hats off to the cheffffff….

  43. akash said on July 1, 2009 at 1:39 am

    i love it

  44. Harsh Vardhan Sinha said on June 19, 2009 at 10:13 am

    It made an excellent outcome on the first try.

  45. rajesh said on June 12, 2009 at 5:12 am

    good!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  46. ankit said on June 8, 2009 at 10:17 am

    this is very bad recipe

  47. sonchita said on June 2, 2009 at 6:44 am

    superb..thanks

  48. sonchita said on June 2, 2009 at 6:42 am

    i always want to cook butter chicken..last weekend i tried..it was superb…thanks for recipe

  49. slsahay said on June 2, 2009 at 5:28 am

    nice

  50. anand said on April 10, 2009 at 3:16 am

    too good , really nice……..

  51. anamika das said on March 4, 2009 at 9:14 pm

    It’s too nice

  52. Ameya said on March 3, 2009 at 3:05 am

    Very very good ….

  53. Gaurav said on December 31, 2008 at 3:58 am

    good one

  54. rohi said on December 20, 2008 at 11:28 am

    Good recipe we liked it a lot

  55. Ketaki Bhandekar said on December 20, 2008 at 9:16 am

    very good. pleases my dutch fiance’s taste buds.

  56. lynda said on October 27, 2008 at 1:55 pm

    i want to try it soon some of these ingrediance i have to buy does anyone know of any other indian food i should try. ki really love millagwatoy soup and korms.. mmhhm korms add some recipes people..

  57. annie said on October 26, 2008 at 11:43 pm

    how many does it serve

  58. Emma said on October 20, 2008 at 4:06 am

    Excellent recipe….I tried it out

  59. sagar said on October 10, 2008 at 1:21 am

    Its an awesome recipe….

  60. reshma said on September 29, 2008 at 1:37 am

    I LIKE IT VERY MUCH.
    I NEVER FOR GET IT.

  61. sanjeev soni said on September 12, 2008 at 12:44 am

    nice taste,

  62. Flory said on September 11, 2008 at 5:39 am

    Excellent very good taste & also I like all the recipes of Sanjeev Bhai. Keep it up

  63. Lloyd said on August 10, 2008 at 2:29 am

    Good recipe. Marinading overnight would give better results

  64. madhu said on April 23, 2008 at 3:17 am

    gggggggoooooodddd

  65. madhu said on April 23, 2008 at 3:16 am

    good

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