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butter chicken

Christmas Special Butter Chicken | Butter Chicken

Prep Time 45 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 People


  • 750 g chicken cut into small pieces
  • 2 nos. onion large
  • 1 tbsp refined oil
  • 25 gms cashew nuts soak in 1/4 cup water for 1 hour
  • 25 gms Butter
  • 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • As required salt
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeri powder
  • 1 tbsp Kashmiri chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam masala
  • 1 cup Tomato puree
  • 3/4 cup Water
  • 1/2 cup Coriander leaves chopped
  • 1/4 tsp Kasoorimethi powder


  • Heat oil in a pan and saute onion until soft. Then convert it into a plate and let it cool.
  • In the same pan melt butter.
  • Add chicken pieces into it. Cook it in the water that comes out from the chicken, When the water absorbs, fry the chicken pieces in that butter until the colour turns light brown in colour.
  • Then add ginger garlic paste, salt, turmeric powder, kashmiri chilli powder, garam masala powder and coat the chicken in it. Saute until the raw smell goes off(5-10 minutes)
  • Now add tomato puree and saute for 2 minutes. Add water and cook for another 10 minutes
  • Meanwhile grind the sauteed onion and soaked cashew nuts into a smooth paste.
  • Pour that paste into the chicken and adjust the consistency by adding little water.
  • When it starts boiling, add kasoori methi powder and chopped coriander leaves. Remove it from the flame and serve it along with roti, naan etc..


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