Butter Chicken Recipe/Easy Butter Chicken Recipe

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Butter Chicken /Murgh Makhani is one of India's most loved and popular dish which is now famous worldwide. Butter Chicken is a creamy mild spiced gravy which is so silky smooth and bursting with flavours.Butter Chicken /Murgh Makhni is most ordered non veg curry and loved by people of all age groups .

indian butter chicken,Murgh Makhni recipe

Butter Chicken has always been my favourite  and I simply love it with garlic naan .Butter Chicken Taste best with naan/roomali roti  I love with jeera rice/pulao too.So do  try this restaurant style butter chicken at home you will love for sure.


400 gm Boneless Chicken cubed (i used breast piece)
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
1 tsp kashmiri chilli powder
1/2 tsp garam masala powder
1/2 tsp cumin powder
3  to 4 tbsp thick curd

2 small onions sliced or 1 big roughly sliced
2 Tomatoes pureed
1/4 cup fresh cream
12-15 cashews
1tsp  ginger garlic paste
11/2 tsp Kashmiri Red Chilli powder
1 tsp Garam Masala powder
1 tsp kasuri methi/dry fenugreek leaves
2 to 3 tbsp butter
1 tsp sugar /as needed
2 tbsp oil
2 bay leaves
Salt to taste.
indian restaurant style butter chicken,murgh makhani

Marinate the chicken with salt, ginger garlic paste,chilli,cumin garam masala  powder ,curd and a pinch of red colour optional ,keep aside for 30 to 45 min.
Fry the sliced onions till brown and keep aside ,use the oil for frying the chicken.
Grind tomatoes ,cashew ,fried onions and the cream to a fine paste.
Fry the chicken till done adding little oil/you can grill them too .
In the same oil you use to fry the onions.
Heat oil and 1tbsp  butter add bay leaves and the onion tomato paste.
Then add the chilli powder and saute .
Fry well till all the oil separates then add the fried chicken mix well cook on low heat.
Add 1 to 1 1/2 cup water or  according to the consistency of the gravy you want
Then add the sugar , cream , kasuri methi crushing it with your palms.
Check for salt add if needed.
Add  garam masala powder.
Cover and cook for 5 minutes
Add butter and drizzle  fresh cream and butter before serving and garnish with some coriander leaves.
Enjoy hot with pulav,jeera rice or naan.
you can use leftover chicken tandoori or tikka too for making this 
You can try my chicken tikka recipe and make the gravy using this recipe
Frying the onion before making paste is optional,i prefer it like this.
use freshly ground garam masala for better results
honey can be added in place of sugar ,you can add according to your taste buds.

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  1. wow wow wow...it my all time fav..

  2. this is tempting me..looks awesome..loved the richness

  3. creamy rich butter chicken ..what a treat..yumm

  4. its really looking very delicious ...rich creamy...

  5. really droolworthy...simply amazing

  6. very nice preparation looks rich

  7. perfect yummy superb...just loved this

  8. gorgeous...super yumm

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  11. wow yummmyyyyy

  12. rich ,tasty ,yummy,wow lipsmacking,tempting..wat more words ..im just in love with ur blog..this is sssssoooo good

  13. its rich creamy delicous

  14. too too good...restraunt style really...amazing

  15. mouthwatering butter chicken looks tooo yumm

  16. I tried this today...it turned out too good...everyone loved it,thank you so much...god bless you

  17. Photo is just amazing. And the gravy looks so creamy and delish. Sure will try ut method

  18. Hiii.. your website is so much innovative and tasty dishes.. I love all your recipes ... Since I'm just a beginner.. can you tell which meat masala to use.. ..

    1. you can use everest or any brand an thing is fine

  19. all time favorite and this looks YUM!

  20. Butter chicken looks delicious Gloria very nice.