Butter Chicken

Recipe by freedomhealthyoil

  • Time needed: 45
  • Calories per serving: 180
  • Servings: 5
  • Difficulty: 3
  • Rating: 3.00 based on 1 review

Butter Chicken is one of the favorite Indian dishes. It is a full flavored dish that complements the chicken well. It can be made as mild or spicy.


• 1.1/2 Tandoori Chicken
• 2.3 tbsp Oil
• 3.200 gms Tomato Puree
• 4.2 tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste
• 5.1/2 cup Cream
• 6.1 cup milk
• 7.1 tbsp Sugar
• 8.1/2 tsp Jeera Powder
• 9.1/2 tsp Dhaniya Powder
• 10.1/2 Kasuri Methi Powder
• 11.1 tbsp Kashmiri Lal Mirch
• 12.1/2 tsp Garam Masala and salt to taste


1.De-bone the tandoori chicken and shred in small pieces.

2.In a kadhai, heat oil, add ginger garlic paste and sauté for a minute.

3.Now add tomato puree and cook for 7-8 minutes on medium flame.

4.Once the gravy starts thickening, add all dry Masalas and little salt (as tandoori chicken is served with salt), milk, sugar, ½ cup water and cook again for few minutes.

5.Now add shredded chicken to this gravy and cook for few minutes.

6.add cream (leaving one small spoon for garnishing) and mix gently. Reduce the flame before you add the cream.

7.Turn off the flame once ready, garnish with a dash of cream and serve hot with tandoori roti or naan.

Review for “Butter Chicken”

  • review by:

    Aside from the garam masala, I would have a difficult time finding those spices. Any substitution suggestions? Looks delicious, and I’d prepare it if I could.

How did you find the recipe?

Please register or log in to post a review.