Original Butter Chicken


Original Butter Chicken

Real version of butter chicken u taste in tamilnadu restaurants
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Tamil
Servings 4 people



  • Fry 2 onions in oil and make a paste. Chop the other onion and keep it aside.
  • Boil tomatoes in hot water and peel skin and grind it.
  • Soak poppy seeds and cashews in warm milk for 1 hr and grind it.
  • Heat butter in pressure cooker.
  • Add the chopped onion and fry well.
  • Add ginger-garlic paste and fry it a little.
  • Add chicken and fry for 5 mins.
  • Add red chilly powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder, salt and tomato puree and fry till oil separates.
  • Add little water and cook upto 1 -2 whistles.
  • Add rest of milk with cashew and poppy seed paste, ajinomotto, soy sauce and red colour and cook it till butter comes out.
  • :- If u want, u can add more butter at this time, but it is optional.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
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Response (2)
  1. p
    paramesh kannan January 11, 2008

    Very good for chappathis and even for rice.i took it for a party and everyone praised me.

  2. g
    geetha January 20, 2007

    This is very tasty dish.Need nore recipes.

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