Easy Butter Chicken Recipe / Indian Butter Chicken

Butter chicken Recipe is extremely popular and is an excellent companion for naan and rotis. It also goes well with rice and today lets make the butter chicken in Indian style. The silky smooth texture of the gravy makes this dish extremely delicious.

There are two components of this dish, a soft and tender chicken and a creamy smooth gravy.

For recipe in Tamil:

SERVING SIZE :- 6 people
Preparation Time :- 30 mins
Cooking time :- 20 mins

350g Boneless Chicken Breast

For marination:
2 tbsp thick yogurt
2 tsp ginger & garlic paste
1 tbsp Kashmiri chilli paste
Juice of half lemon
Salt to taste

For Gravy:
150g Onion
200g Tomato
1 tsp Ginger garlic paste
1 tsp garam masala powder
1 tbsp chilli powder
10-12 cashews
1 Bay leaf
1″ cinnamon stick
2 cloves
3 cardamom
1/2 tsp sugar
1 tsp dried fenugreek leaves(Kasoori methi)
1/4-1/2 cup fresh cream
salt to taste

4 tbsp Butter


1. Marinate the chicken with yogurt, ginger garlic paste, Kashmiri chilli, Juice of half lemon and salt for 30 minutes

2. Cook the marinated chicken pieces butter

3. In the same pan add some butter(if required) add onions , ginger garlic paste , garma masala powder,chilli powder,tomatoes

4. Grind the above said components(step 3)

5. Add Butter add Bay leaf, cloves,cinamon,cardamom and also add the puree (step 4) ,sugar,salt to taste and kasoori methi leaves and then add the cooked chicken pieces and let it come to a boil

5.Finally add fresh cream and serve it with Naan,Rotis…..

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  1. This was the best recipe ever. Thank you so much for the step by step and explanations. Great pace. Awesome host/cook/chef. 100 thumbs up!

  2. This butter chicken looks amazing and really tasty.. I also have just uploaded a easy butter chicken recipe!! Check it out on my page and tell me what you think

  3. It’s really very nice the preparations, the way U present and using very dignified language and in the preparations using the things wat V have at home.Totally amazing presentation, Luv U lot.

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