Butter Chicken Recipe | How to make Butter chicken at home.

By | June 25, 2018

Butter chicken recipe , cooking time and calories :

TOTAL TIME     PREP TIME    CALORIES

45m                    15m               786

Butter chicken recipe:

Butter chicken recipe

In this article I will guide you to make testy delicious rich and creamy butter chicken. This is the most popular, lip smacking and delicious dishes across the world.

This recipe really goes well with all kinds of bread like Naan, Rumali Roti and even Tandoori Roti and Chapati. Naan or Kulcha also was added which most Indians love during their restaurant tour.

This recipe is easy to make and can be made by using simple ingredient available in the kitchen.

Apart from this, you can make this special butter chicken recipe on special occasions, such as Kitty Party,

You can find so many version of this Butter chicken recipe on internet which are different from the authentic Indian dish.

If you’re planning to host a family get-together, then you must go for this simple Butter chicken recipe as it is sure to be loved by people of all age groups.

About this recipe /  Butter chicken recipe

Butter Chicken! The name alone can make you want to enjoy this ever-so-popular Indian dish. Butter Chicken continues to be hit amongst Indians and foreigners alike, especially those who want a taste of Indian cuisine.

Chucks of grilled chicken or tandoori, cooked in smooth buttery creamy tomato based chicken curry is known as Butter chicken or chicken makhani .

The iconic Butter Chicken was invented in the kitchens of Moti Mahal, Delhi India.

 

Ingredients of Butter Chicken Recipe

4 serving

  • 500 grams chicken (With bone or Boneless)
  • 1 tablespoon refined oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 3 tomato (medium size )
  • 1 teaspoon coriander seeds
  • 1 cinnamon
  • 2 and 1/2 green chilli
  • 2 clove
  •  1 bay leaf  
  • 250 grams butter
  • 2 red chilli
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon kasoori methi powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt / To taste
  • 1 medium size onion
  • 2 handful dried fenugreek leaves

For Marinating

  • 1 teaspoon onion paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic paste
  • 1/4 cup yogurt (curd)
  • 1 and 1/2 green cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon mace powder
  • 1 black cardamom
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar

For Garnishing

  • 1 and 1/2 tablespoon fresh cream
  • 1/2 handful coriander leaves

To Make Butter Chicken Recipe

Step 1

In a large bowl, mix yogurt, onion paste, green chillies, ginger-garlic paste, sugar, salt, green cardamoms, black cardamoms and mace powder. Add pieces of raw chicken (With bone or boneless) in the bowl and mix well. Allow the chicken to marinate overnight for best result or at list 4 hours. Once the chicken is well marinated, roast it in a tandoor or an oven or you can use fry pan to till its 3/4th done.

 

Step 2

Now heat little butter in a pan over moderate flame. Add bay leaves, cloves, cinnamon, red chillies and crushed coriander seeds. Sauté the ingredients for half a minute. Now in the same pan, add a bit of onion, red chilli powder, coriander powder, kasoori methi powder and tomatoes. Sauté them for 5 minutes and once done, transfer the mixture in a blender to make a puree.

 

Step 3

Heat the remaining butter in a pan. Add the pureed mixture and bring it to a boil. Add marinated chicken pieces, salt, fresh cream and mix well. To make sure that the consistency is not too thick, add some water to the mixture. Now add sliced green chilies, crushed fenugreek leaves and let it simmer for few minutes. Bring it to a full boil.

 

Step 4

Transfer the dish to a serving bowl and garnish it with coriander leaves and cream. This butter chicken recipe is easy-to-make and can be made by using simple ingredients available in the kitchen.If you are fond of spice and love all the spicy things, then add a little more green chillies or black pepper powder and customize this chicken recipe slightly. Try it and relish the burst of Indian flavours. Serve it with naan or rice.

 

RECIPE NOTES

This is a classic chicken dish and enjoyed best when served it hot.

You could make a vegetarian version of the dish by simple replacing chicken with pieces of paneer. For 5-6 hours, keep the paneer also marinated, to ensure that they have enough taste before placing them in the oven or tandoor.

 

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Protein 24g
  • Total fat 37g
  • Cholesterol 130mg
  • Calcium: 155.2mg

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