Butter Chicken

feeds 4-5 people


For the chicken

For the gravy


  1. Marinate the chicken with ginger paste, garlic paste, red chili powder, and salt and keep it aside for 15 to 20 minutes
  2. In a pan heat, some oil then fries the marinated chicken pieces in it, once done place it into a bowl.
  3. In the same pan add onion, oil, a spoonful of butter and once the onions are cooked add tomatoes and cashew nuts
  4. Add some water and garlic paste, salt, malt vinegar, sugar, garam masala powder, and chili powder. Evenly mix it and let it simmer for 15-20 minutes
  5. Churn the mixture into a fine puree.
  6. Strain it back into the same pan make sure there is minimal wastage.
  7. Add butter, cream, chicken and kasoori meethi and let it simmer for 5-7 minutes.
  8. Garnish it with cream and kasoori meethi