Butter Chicken

Submited by Aliumair from Karachi
55 Minutes
10 Minutes


1/4 pint/150ml natural yogurt
2 ounces/50g ground almonds
1 1/2 tsp chili powder
1/4 tsp crushed bay leaves
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp garam masala
4 green cardamom pods
1 tsp ginger pulp
1 tsp garlic pulp
14 ounce/400g can tomatoes
1 1/4 tsp salt
2 pounds/1kg chicken, skinned, boned and cubed
3 ounces/75g butter
1 tbsp corn oil
2 medium onions, sliced
2 tbsp fresh coriander, chopped
4 tbsp cream


Place the yogurt, ground almonds, all the dry spices, ginger, garlic, tomatoes and salt in a mixing bowl and blend together thoroughly.
Put the chicken into a large mixing bowl and pour over the yogurt mixture. Set aside.
Melt together the butter and oil in a medium karahi, wok or frying pan. Add the onions and fry for about 3 minutes. Add the chicken mixture and stir-fry for about 7 to 10 minutes.
Stir in about half of the coriander and mix well. Pour over the cream and stir in well. Bring to the boil. Garnish the indian butter chicken with the remaining chopped coriander to serve the chicken curry.


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Reviews on Butter Chicken

This is the delicious dish ever of mine whole family and this is the looking so spicy who they would like to eat that very eagerly
sania - islamabad 1/10/2018 4:57:41 PM
Instead of buying the books I come here for making Butter chicken which is really good for me and help me to improve myself with the tasty dishes
nayla - multan 12/12/2017 2:43:29 PM
It was a totally new practice for me to attempt butter chicken. Absolutely it was extremely flavorsome, delectable and lip-smacking. Much obliged to you such a great amount for sharing this formula.
fareeha - Karachi 12/11/2017 2:54:29 PM
This butter chicken is the delicious dish ever who has the light taste and makes with the lots of butter that make so delicious of this dish
aneesa - multan 12/6/2017 11:40:48 AM
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fariha - guj 11/29/2017 1:36:31 PM
This is the very easy recipe to make that easily without doing any mistake and this butter chicken is mine most favorite recipe ever
zoya - Karachi 11/13/2017 2:34:38 PM
I am going to make this butter chicken for some of the guests who are coming to my home for the party in the evening. I hope all of them will like this a lot.
erum - khi 10/2/2017 7:29:30 AM
I love to eat the healthy and meaty dishes and this butter chicken has the delicious taste with the full of healthiest vitamins and minerals which make you stronger
nayla - karachi 5/22/2017 3:52:15 PM
I can’t tolerate hunger for long. Whenever I feel hungry I ask my mother to prepare some yummy and unique dish. She usually falls short of ideas, and therefore I have suggested this page to her. She will prepare Butter Chicken this weekend from this page.
anum - khi 6/3/2016 3:05:11 AM
Nice Butter Chicken recipe.. I understand about sauce.. but what kind of chicken chunk's you have.. If it's chicken breast, how you cut ??? .. It will be great help in future if you show how to cut chicken...
Almas - Karachi 5/19/2016 10:30:16 AM

Butter Chicken

Butter chicken recipe is a Pakistani/ Indian dish made with chicken in a creamy curry sauce. Chicken is marinated in mixture for yogurt and all spices. The major ingredients required to prepare Butter Chicken recipe includes chili powder, ginger/ garlic, garam masala, tomatoes, cinnamon, cloves, almonds and cream. Thick curry based butter chicken recipe is a treat to eat.