Recipes - Butter Chicken


1 whole chicken cut  into pieces

Puree of 2 tomatoes (without skin)

2 onions chopped

1 tbsp. ginger-garlic paste

Paste of 15 cashew nuts 

1½ tbsp. butter 

3 tbsp. cream

1 tsp. chilly powder

2 –3 tbsp. oil 


For Marinating;

1 tbsp. tandoori masala

½ tbsp. garam masala (cloves, cinnamon and cardamom powdered)

2 tbsp. lime juice

½ tsp. cumin powder (jeera)

5 tbsp. yoghurt

Salt according to taste





Marinate the chicken for 2 hours in the above mentioned .


Heat oil in a non-stick pan and fry the chicken for 10 minutes.  Remove the chicken and keep aside. In the remaining oil fry the chopped onions till golden, then add the ginger-garlic paste and fry sprinkling little water now and then till oil separates. Add the cashew paste, chilly powder, tomato puree and cook for 10 minutes. Lastly, add the butter and the cream and the chicken. Mix well and cook till done.

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Comment on this article

  • uma, mangalore

    Mon, Jan 23 2017

    its nice i tried

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