Indian Recipes - Butter Chicken Recipe

by Annamma Philipose

Butter Chicken Recipe


• ½ Kg Chicken Boneless

• 1 Tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste

• 2 Big Tomatoes

• 2 Onions

• 1 Tsp Ginger And Green Chili Paste

• 1 Tsp Cumin Powder

• 1 Tsp Red Chili Powder

• 1 Tsp Coriander Powder

• ½ Tbsp Lemon Juice

• ½ Tbsp Yoghurt

• 2 Tbsp Butter

• 1 Tbsp Fresh Cream

• Salt to Taste


• Wash and cut the chicken into small pieces.

• Make slits on all sides of each piece.

• Mix curd, ginger garlic paste, ½ teaspoon coriander powder, ½ teaspoon cumin powder and ½ teaspoon red chilly powder, lemon juice and onion paste.

• Mix this mixture with chicken pieces and allow it to marinate overnight.

• Heat half of the butter and add chicken with the entire paste and sauté it.

• Cook for 25 minutes or till the chicken is well cooked.

• After the water evaporates, fry the chicken in the fat for another five minutes.

• Remove from flame and keep it aside.

• In another pan, heat the remaining butter.

• Add red chili powder, cumin powder, coriander powder and sauté briefly.

• Add chopped tomatoes, sugar and salt to taste and cook for 5 minutes.

• Add chicken, ginger and green chillies.

• Mix well and cook for ten minutes in low flame.

• Garnish with butter flakes, fresh cream and coriander leaves.


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