Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 50 min
  • Total: 1 hr 5 min
  • Serving: 10
Chicken fried in butter and cooked in Indian style.


  • 10 pieces of Tandoori Chicken
  • 3 cup canned tomatoes (ground)
  • 4 green chilies, seeded and chopped
  • 2 tbsp ginger, peeled and chopped
  • 10 tbsp butter
  • 4 tsp cumin (ground)
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cup heavy cream


  1. Take a bowl and mix tomato, chili and ginger in it. Keep aside.
  2. Take a heavy base saucepan, melt 8 tablespoons butter on medium heat.
  3. Spread butter all over inside the pan and fry chicken pieces in it until light brown. Take out the fried pieces and keep aside.
  4. Add cumin and paprika in the pan and fry them for about 10 seconds.
  5. Add tomato mixture to the pan and cook until thick sauce is created.
  6. Add cream and salt, mix well.
  7. Add fried chicken pieces to it. Stir on medium-low heat until fat in the cream starts separating.
  8. Add 2 tablespoons of butter to it and remove from heat.
  9. Serve hot or freeze if need to serve later.

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