Kerala Style Butter Chicken


Kerala Style Butter Chicken

Kerala Style Butter Chicken is one of the tastiest of non-vegetarian dishes that goes well with naan, parotta and rice based dishes as well. The rich creamy gravy makes the dish simply irresistible and tempting. Kerala Style Butter Chicken is unique and tasty with bite sized chicken pieces cooked in rich spicy gravy and garnished with butter bits and other ingredients. Chicken is nutritious, rich in protein and other vital ingredients. You can discover a well detailed Kerala Style Butter Chicken here that can be easily prepared at home.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people


  • 1 kg Chicken boneless

For Thickening Gravy:(soak almonds and cashew nuts in water for 30 mins):

  • 1/2 cup Almonds
  • 1/2 cup Cashew nuts


  • For preparing Kerala Style cut Chicken into medium sized cubes and marinate with a pinch of turmeric powder, salt and pepper powder.
  • Saute onion, ginger, garlic paste and tomato until tomato gets thin.
  • Add all the curry powders and masala powder and saute nicely.
  • Switch off the stove and allow gravy to cool.
  • After cooling, grind the gravy to a fine paste.
  • Grind the soaked almonds and cashew nuts to a fine paste.
  • Fry the gravy in oil till oil splits from gravy.
  • Add the chicken and cook till chicken becomes tender.
  • To make the gravy thick, add the nut paste. Add curry leaves, coriander leaves and mix well.
  • Finally, add butter pieces and decorate curry. Good to serve Kerala Style Butter Chicken hot parathas and naans.
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