Delicious Butter Chicken

A comfort meal is a necessity to all of us, mostly when you can make it on your own at home… and enjoy it just as much. This butter chicken recipe is all you need to impress your taste buds and boost your confidence in the kitchen! ?


  • 1/2 kg Chicken breast (cubed)
  • 1/2 an onion (finely diced)
  • 2 tomatoes; grated
  • 4 cloves of garlic; minced
  • 1/2 tbspn ginger; grated
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup Heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup Chicken stock
  • 3/4 tspn salt
  • 1/2 tspn cumin
  • 1/2 tspn coriander
  • 1/4 tspn turmeric
  • 1/2 tspn garam masala
  • 1/2 tspn sugar
  • 1/2 tspn cinnamon
  • 1 tspn tomato paste
  • 1 tbspn olive oil

For the marinade:

  • 1/2 tspn salt
  • 1/2 tspn black pepper
  • 3 cloves of garlic; minced
  • 2 tbspns lemon juice

Cook time: 20 min

Prep time: 30 min

Serves: 3


  1. Marinate the chicken using the marinade ingredients, for at least 30 min to overnight
  2. In a pan, add olive oil and chicken. Brown the chicken for at least 7 minutes as you stir. Once done, set aside.
  3. In the same pan, melt butter, add onions, ginger and garlic. Saute them till softened and fragrant. Add the spices and stir
  4. Add tomatoes, tomato paste & sugar. Give it a good stir then add the chicken stock
  5. Add the chicken and mix it with the sauce. Simmer for 6 minutes, or until its slightly thickened
  6. Add heavy cream and simmer for an additional 10 minutes on low heat.
  7. Garnish with cilantro and serve over naan bread/ rice.

Thank you for reading this post, see you on the next one fam!

AboutChef D.K

Hey there! I am sure if you have clicked on this blog, you surely do love food. I am hoping that you could learn a thing or two from my creations that I share on here.


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