How to cook butter chicken masala

How to cook butter chicken masala

Most popular Indian recipe with delicious taste and rich gravy. Butter chicken masala is a creamy recipe with spicy taste served with steamed rice or roti. Milk cream adds more taste to the recipe and this recipe is similar to the chilli chicken. let us see the procedure of cooking butter chicken masala curry.


  • Boneless chicken pieces- 300gms
  • Minced onion- 2cups
  • Chopped ginger and garlic-2 spoons
  • Coriander powder- 2 spoons
  • Chilli powder- 1 1/2 spoon
  • Chicken masala- 1 spoon
  • Milk cream- 1/2 cup
  • Cashew nut paste- 1 spoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric powder-1/2 spoon
  • Garam masala- 1/2 spoon
  • Chopped coriander leaves for garnish- 1/2 bunch
  • Butter- 3 spoons
  • Tomato puree- 1/2 cup
  • Green chillies -2 long halves
  • Lemon juice- 2 spoons
  • Fresh curd- 1 spoon


Step 1:Take chicken in a fresh bowl and clean chicken with fresh water.

Step 2: Add and mix the ingredients turmeric powder, salt and chilli powder.

Step 3: Add spoon of curd and 2 spoons of lemon juice and mix it well. keep it aside.

Step 4: Heat butter in a pan, fry minced onion till it gets brown colour.

Step 5: Fry green chillies, chopped ginger and garlic pods for 2min at low flame.

Step 6: Add tomato puree and cook it for 5min.

Step 7: Add coriander powder, cashew nut paste stir it well and place a lid.

Step 8: After 5min, add marinated chicken to the recipe and stir it well.

Step 9: Add garam masala, chicken masala and chilli powder is needed and stir it well.

Step 10: Add a cup of water and cook the recipe at low flame till the chicken turn to soft.

Step 11: After 15min add milk cream and chopped coriander leaves, place a lid cook the recipe at low flame.

Off the flame, serve the recipe in a bowl..

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