Butter Chicken Recipe

Butter Chicken Recipe

Butter Chicken Recipe

Time for utterly butterly delicious – Butter Chicken. On popular demand will be sharing a couple of non-vegetarian recipes.

Try Thai Chicken Salad.


  • 200 gm Chicken Breasts- Thinly sliced.
  • Salt per taste.
  • 2 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste.
  • 1.1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder.
  • 2 tsp Oil.
  • 1 Chopped Onion.
  • 3 Tomatoes.
  • Chopped 10-12 Cashews.
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala.
  • 2 tbs Butter.
  • 2 Dry Red Chillies (Kashmiri Powder will give nice colour).
  • 1 tsp Kasuri Methi (Fenugreek).
  • Cooking cream (for platting).
  • Coriander leaves (for platting). 


  • First, let’s marinate the chicken.
  • Take thinly sliced chicken breasts.

#Tip – Thinly sliced
Chicken Breasts will cook faster.

  • Add some salt.
  • Add 1/2 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste.
  • Add 1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder.
  • Mix it well.
  • Keep the chicken aside for 15-30 minutes so that all the flavours are absorbed by chicken.
  • This is a one-pot recipe.
  • We will make everything in one single pot.
  • After 15-30 minutes, it’s time to cook chicken.
  • Start the pan on medium flame.
  • Add 2 tsp Oil.
  • Warm it up.
  • Put in the marinated chicken.

#MeghnasMagicTip: Thinly Slicked Chicken Breasts will cook faster.

  • Cook it for 5 minutes.
  • Take out the chicken in a bowl, keep it aside.
  • Time to cook the gravy.
  • Take the same pan.
  • The pan already has oil in it.
  • No need to take extra oil.
  • Add 1 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste.
  • Add Chopped Onions.
  • Onions need not be finely chopped
    as we will churn the gravy in a mixie later on.
  • Mix it well.
  • Add some salt.
  • Add chopped tomatoes.
  • Add Cashews.
  • Add 1/2 tsp Garam Masala.
  • Add 1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder.
  • Add 2 dry red chillies.
  • Mix it all well.
  • Cover the pan & cook for 15 minutes.
  • Tomatoes should get softened up.
  • Now let it cool down a little.
  • Put the tomatoes mixture into the mixie jar.
  • Churn it into a gravy.
  • The gravy texture needs to be silk & smooth.
  • We need to strain it when we cook butter chicken.
  • To make gravy, take the same pan.
  • Add 2 tbs of butter.
  • Add 1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste.
  • Mix it well.
  • Add 1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder.
  • Now empty the mixie jar into the pan using a strainer.
  • Add some water, to get maximum out of tomato mixture.
  • Mix everything well.
  • Time to add the earlier cooked chicken.
  • Mix it well.
  • Time to add some Kasuri Methi (Fenugreek) on top.
  • Crush it inside the palms of both your hand & mix it in.
  • Methi will give nice aroma.
  • Stir it all well.
  • Cover the pan & let it cook for 2 minutes more.
  • It’s time for platting.
  • Take out the butter chicken in a bowl.
  • Top it with some cooking cream & coriander leaves.
  • You may also add Kasuri Methi on the top.
  • Boneless Butter Chicken is ready.
  • Enjoy with Roti / Paratha / Naan or eat it just like that.

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