Butter Chicken - Spicy

An easy and delicious dish to prepare

 Butter Chicken - Spicy | Pachakam

Butter Chicken - Spicy

An easy and delicious dish to prepare

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Chicken

By Molly Rajan

Published On: 25 Jul 2009

Rating: 4
46 Votes, 4 Reviews
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30 Minutes
Served : 4
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Step 1

Combine the ingredients for marinade and put in the chicken pieces.

Step 2

Mix well and leave it to marinade in a fridge for an hour.

Step 3

Melt butter in a pan on medium flame and fry the chicken pieces.

Step 4

Cook the chicken till it is 3/4th done.
:- Later it will cook in the gravy.

Step 5

In the same pan, add little butter and fry onions, ginger and garlic paste.

Step 6

When it turns brown add chilly powder and add tomatoes.
:- Continue frying at low heat till the tomatoes are mashed up.

Step 7

When the gravy is cool, grind the soaked cashews along with the marinade in a blender.

Step 8

Pour the gravy back to the pan and allow to cook on low flame .

Step 9

Slide in the fried chicken pieces. Allow it to simmer till the chicken is well cooked.

Step 10

Heat a pan and dry fry the fenugreek leaves.

Step 11

Add tomato sauce, fresh cream, honey and crumble the fenugreek leaves on the gravy.

Step 12

:- Serve on a plate and add chopped coriander leaves and remaining cream.


Very yummy taste.....but not spicy..... Great with fried rice and chappathi

Mini Joseph

My husband loves butter chicken and I tried this one evening.It was awesome . Our son liked it and he said it was the best butter chicken he ever had . I am going to try this again and again. Thank you Ms.Molly Rajan for this wonderful recipe.


very yummy!!!!


this recipe is awesome...i tried it came out superb thank u so much

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