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butter chicken ingredients



Butter Chicken, also known as Murgh Makhani, is a popular Indian dish known for its rich and creamy, tomato-based sauce. It's a flavorful and hearty dish, made using tandoori chicken, cooked in a gravy made from tomatoes, cream, and a blend of traditional Indian spices. Butter Chicken is beloved not only in India, but around the world in restaurants serving Indian cuisine.

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boneless chicken



1 cup

garlic paste

1 tablespoon

ginger paste

1 tablespoon


2 tablespoons

kasuri methi (dried fenugreek leaves)

2 teaspoons

onions, finely chopped


tomatoes, pureed


cumin powder

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 tablespoon


2 cups

Salt to taste



Step 1:

Marinate the chicken with yogurt, garlic paste and ginger paste. Leave it overnight.

Step 2:

Heat butter in a pan, add the marinated chicken and cook until it is half cooked.

Step 3:

In a separate pan, heat butter, add onions and cook until golden brown.

Step 4:

Add the pureed tomatoes, cumin powder, coriander powder and salt. Cook until the tomatoes are well cooked.

Step 5:

Add the half cooked chicken to the tomato mixture. Cook until the chicken is fully cooked.

Step 6:

Add cream and kasuri methi and cook for another couple of minutes.

Step 7:

Serve the Butter Chicken hot with rice or naan.

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