Butter chicken or chicken makhani is an indian dish .This is a famous well known indian dish all over the world .Typically its like kuruma type.Now its served not only in india .many other countries adopted this dish .It can prepare hot or mild depending the taste.
                          The preparation is very simple .First step is to making the tandoori chickens.marinating the chicken in yogurt and spices for several hours and fry them in oil or tandoor  .then making the  gravy with the tomatos and cream .then putting the chciekns in this gravy outputs a spicy tasty yummy bautter chicken .This is my favourite recipe ever.Check it out the steps below and make a try



  1. Chicken-1kg
  2. Yogurt-2tbsp
  3. Salt-2tsp
  4. Curry masala-2tsp
  5. Cinnamon powdered-2tsp
  6. Chilly powder-2 tbsp


  1. Butter-4tsp
  2. Cloves-
  3. Green cardamom-
  4. Tomato-
  5. Ginger-
  6. Chopped green chilly-
  7. Chopped garlic-
  8. Salt-
  9. Water(optional)-
  10. Fresh cream-
  11. Pepper-
  12. Kashmiri chilly powder-
  13. Maze
  14. coreander leaves

steps of making


  • Wash and clean chicken and cut chicken into small pieces.
  • Then add 2 tbsp of yogurt ,2 tsp of salt ,2 tsp of curry masala,2 tbsp of chilly powder ,and 2tsp of cinnamon powdered.
  • Marinate the spice mix on the chicken and keep aside for 1 hour.
  • Hot a pan and put some oil .Then fry the marinated chicken pieces  in low flame .
  • Keep aside the chicken til the masala ready.


  • Hot a pan then add 2tsp of butter and allow to melt it.
  • When the butter becomes brown in colour add the cloves,green cardamom ,maze,chopped onions and when its colour changes add  the chopped tomatos into this and stir well.
  • When this mixture become little cooked turnoff the flame and put this mixture into a blender and process well.
  • Hot an another pan and put some butter.when its changes ts colour to brown add the chopped ginger and chopped green chillies.then stir well .
  • Then add blended tomato mixture into this and put some salt and kashmiri chilly powder and stir the mixture very well.
  • When the raw smell of the tomato becomes nil add the fried chicken pieces into the mixture and allow to cook this in low flame for 10 minutes .
  • After that add one cup of fresh cream into the gravy and mix well.serve into a plate garnished with coreande1r leaves.

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