Butter Chicken
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Author vahchef Yield No Value
Published Sep 12, 2007 Cooking Time 20 Minutes
Recipe Type Non Veg-Main Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Ingredient Chicken Standing Time 20 Minutes
Description: Butter chicken or Murgh Makhani is a classic Indian recipe, Chicken cooked in butter makhani sauce. Butter Chicken is among the best known Indian foods all over the world. Its gravy can be made as hot or mild as you like so it suits most palates.

Recipe of Butter Chicken

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Cream 50 ml
Yogurt 2 Tablespoons
Tomatoes 2 Numbers
Cilantro 1 Small
Cumin Pdr 1 Teaspoons
Garam Masala 1 Pinch
Ginger Garlic Paste 1 Tablespoons
Cashew Nuts 10 Piece
Lime Juice 1 Tablespoons
Chilli Pdr 15 Grams
Butter 2 Tablespoons
Chicken 1 Kg 1000 Grams
Tandoori Masla 1 Tablespoons
Salt 1 To Taste
Onion 1 Large


  1. Marinate the chicken in the marinade for one hour
  2. Heat oil in a pan and fry the chicken for 10 minutes. Remove the chicken and keep aside.
  3. In the remaining oil, fry the chopped onions till golden, then add the ginger-garlic paste and fry sprinkling some water now and then till oil separates.
  4. Add the cashew nut paste, chili powder, tomato paste and cook for 10 minutes.
  5. Add the butter, cream and chicken. Mix well and cook until it is done.
  6. Garnish with cilantro.

Recipe Tips

chicken cooked in butter makhani sauce
Posted Sep 12, 2007

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Mar 11, 2014
Hi have you a recipe for chicken Rezala?or your butter chicken marinade?please

Kavita S. Suvarna Jun 19, 2013
It's a finest recipe

Kavita S. Suvarna Jun 19, 2013
It's a finest recipe

Kavita S. Suvarna Jun 19, 2013
it's a finest recipe

ali Sep 12, 2012
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