Butter Chicken Recipe

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Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken is a famous Indian dish that originated in Delhi, India. It is a rich, creamy curry with tender chicken pieces simmered in a flavorful tomato-based sauce. This dish has become a staple in Indian restaurants worldwide and is loved by many for its delicious taste and aromatic spices. Let’s take a look at this delicious recipe:


  • 1 kg boneless chicken breast cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 tablespoons ghee or butter
  • 1 onion (finely chopped)
  • 3 cloves of garlic (minced)
  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • ½ teaspoon chilli powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 cup canned tomato puree
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • Fresh cilantro for garnish


  • Start heating ghee or butter in a large pan over medium heat.
  • Now, add finely diced onions to the pan and saute them until they turn tender and translucent.
  • Add minced garlic and grated ginger into the pan, cooking for an additional minute.
  • Introduce cumin, coriander, garam masala, turmeric, chilli powder, and salt to the pan, thoroughly mixing with the onions and allowing them to cook for approximately 2 minutes.
  • Add chicken pieces to the pan, cooking until they are light brown on all sides.
  • Pour canned tomato puree into the pan, ensuring it mixes well with the chicken. Allow it to cook for about 5 minutes.
  • Reduce the heat and slowly pour in heavy cream while stirring continuously.
  • Let the curry gently simmer for approximately 15 minutes or until the chicken is thoroughly cooked and tender.

Garnish with freshly chopped cilantro before serving, and savour the flavours of your delightful Butter Chicken!
If you don’t have enough time to make it at home, you can still enjoy Butter Chicken by ordering it from our website, or book your order by calling us on 03 9827 6873 NOW!



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