How to make restaurant style butter chicken at home?
Non Veg Recipes ,

Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken :


Chicken – 1/2kg

For Marination:
Red chilly powder – 1 tsp
Ginger and garlic paste – 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Curd – 1 cup

For the Gravy:
Butter – 100gm
Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp
Tomato – 3 pureed
Sugar – 1/2 tsp
Red chilly powder – 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Fresh cream – 100 gm
Green chillies- 4 sliced
fenugreek leaves – 1/2 tsp crushed


For marinating the chicken:

Step 1:

  • In a mixing bowl, mix red chilly powder, ginger garlic paste, salt and curd.

Step 2:

  • Add the raw chicken pieces to the marinade and mix well. Keep it in the refrigerator overnight or minimum 6 hours.

Step 3:

  • Roast the marinated chicken in a tawa or an oven for about 10-12 minutes until it is three-fourth done.

For the chicken gravy:

Step 1:

  • Heat half the quantity of butter in a pan.

Step 2:

  • Pour in the tomato puree, and saute for 2-3 minutes. Add cumin seeds, sugar, red chilly powder and salt. Mix well.

Step 3:

  • Add the prepared chicken, butter, fresh cream, sliced green chillies and crushed fenugreek leaves. Saute for 3-4 minutes and let the chicken cook.

Step 4:

  • Cook till chicken is done. Serve hot with rice or naan.

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