ChickenNon-VegetarianIndian Butter Chicken Easy Curry by MariyammaVarghese August 26, 2002 written by MariyammaVarghese August 26, 2002 Indian Butter Chicken Easy Curry Print Recipe Votes: 98 Rating: 5 You: Rate this recipe! Cuisine North Indian Prep Time 30 minutes Servings people MetricUS Imperial IngredientsChicken - ½ lbCashew nuts - 10 nosMilk - ¼ cupOnion - 1 noGinger(garlic paste - 2 tbsp) -Tomato puree - ½ cupGaram masala - 1 tspChilly powder - ½ tspTurmeric powder - ¼ tspButter - 2 tbspSalt(As reqd) -Chopped coriander leaves - 2 tbsp Cuisine North Indian Prep Time 30 minutes Servings people MetricUS Imperial IngredientsChicken - ½ lbCashew nuts - 10 nosMilk - ¼ cupOnion - 1 noGinger(garlic paste - 2 tbsp) -Tomato puree - ½ cupGaram masala - 1 tspChilly powder - ½ tspTurmeric powder - ¼ tspButter - 2 tbspSalt(As reqd) -Chopped coriander leaves - 2 tbsp Votes: 98 Rating: 5 You: Rate this recipe! Instructions Soak cashews in milk for 30 min. Grind cashews adding enough milk to get a fine paste. Wash and pat dry chicken and cut into bite sized pieces. Heat 1 tbsp of butter in a pan. Add chopped onions and ginger-garlic paste and fry till onion is golden brown. Add chicken and fry for a while. Add tomato puree, Chilli powder, salt, turmeric and masala and cook for a while. Add cashew paste along with milk. Cover the vessel with a lid and cook till gravy thickens and chicken is done. Top with remaining butter and remove from flame. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves. :- Serve hot Indian Butter Chicken Easy Curry with Roti or Nan. Share this Recipe BirthdayDinnerEasyEidLunchNorthIndianPartySidedishXmas 96 comments 0FacebookTwitterPinterestEmail MariyammaVargheseRelated Posts Fish Biriyani | Meen Biryani Kerala Style Biryani With Chicken Or Mutton Kottayam Style Beef Fry Kerala Style Easy Chicken Curry | Kerala Chicken... Spicy Kerala Fish Curry (Meen Curry) Toddy Shop Fish Curry | Kallu Shappu Meen...96 comments netizen September 11, 2005 - 12:00 amEasy to make but taste isn`t that great… Will do for a quick chicken curry for the occasional chicken eater, but for regular chicken eaters, you might want to try something else to please your palate… Reply Sunita August 31, 2006 - 12:00 amI was looking for something quick to make. And this was a good quick chicken recipe. Reply Shyla Rajeev March 26, 2004 - 12:00 amThis is a good, easy recipe… Thank you!!! Reply Irene January 28, 2004 - 12:00 amI was a little apprehensive to try it since there werent any ratings for this one. Nevertheless, it turned out be a simple and delicious recipe. Reply Naureen July 3, 2004 - 12:00 am Great Recipe!! wow!! simple to prepare as well.Ideal for partys…Thanks aunty!!! Reply Ansu August 26, 2005 - 12:00 amIts a good one.Really tasty!!! Reply yasmin September 24, 2005 - 12:00 amsomething really delicious…! Reply navya November 17, 2005 - 12:00 am I cooked it 4 my friends. They all said “It`s really yummy” My mom also agreed it was delicious , Thanq 4 giving such a nice & easy recipe Reply dheena November 16, 2005 - 12:00 amit`s truely great.But i think for soaking cashews 30mins is not enough,more time is needed in order to get fine paste. Reply Salma March 1, 2006 - 12:00 amI tried the receipe …it was good…thanks for the receipe Reply Salma March 1, 2006 - 12:00 amReally excellent ….. and soo easy also Reply amin kumar June 7, 2007 - 12:00 ammade this recipe for the second time…love it!!! great recipe and an easy to make one. Reply sumi June 22, 2007 - 12:00 amwas really good..made it twice..2 consecutive days…husband liked it very much Reply Usha July 24, 2008 - 12:00 amGood recipe. Came out well. Reply sona July 9, 2008 - 12:00 amgood job.very delicious curry. Reply Preeti Varun January 28, 2009 - 4:55 am I just read the receipe…i think it will be Delicious..i want to try it.But my in laws are visiting Sabarimal so after that definetly i will be trying . Reply anitha August 13, 2006 - 12:00 am The dish came out really well..tasted just like the restaurant one…it was just perfect with the naan….we loved it..thank u… Reply Nisha jidhesh February 17, 2009 - 5:28 am Its very easy to cook and nice in taste .My hus liked it very much ,next time i wil try this for my guests..THANKS FOR SHARING A VERY GOOD RECIPE. Reply Abhilash February 17, 2009 - 2:38 pm I tried this recipe. It is superb…. Mouth watering … Keep posting… Reply Nazoora Shamsir April 24, 2009 - 11:20 am Thanks for the recipe…i tried it .came out well. Reply Swapna July 29, 2009 - 12:13 pm Thanks for such a good recipe, It came out very well. Reply Lavanya June 26, 2009 - 5:56 am Superb……… Came out very well. Colour, smell Reply sam September 6, 2010 - 2:01 pmReally tasty and easy to prepare. An excellent recipe.. Reply Anu March 2, 2012 - 6:57 pmEasy to make n tasty. Exactly like the ones we have from restaurants. Kudos to you. Reply Biji January 10, 2012 - 6:55 amThis is just an awesome recipe. Thanks a lot for sharing. I never thought I would be able to make this at home. Wow..And so easy too… Reply Teena June 7, 2009 - 2:21 am It was double EXCELLENT!!! My husband loved it and appreaciated me a lot since I was making it for the first time. I was looking for an easy recipe like this for a long time. Thanks Mariamma and a million thanks to pachakam.com crew who always helped me with good recipes. Reply Smeetha February 5, 2013 - 11:52 amI was nervous at first with the quantity of ginger garlic paste and thought it was a typo. Went ahead and followed the recipe anyway..no regrets..finger licking delicious! Reply reeja July 10, 2008 - 12:00 amExcellent receipe!!!!!i surprised my mom makin such a delicious dish… Reply shayistha October 30, 2008 - 12:00 amExcellent.. was too yummy…. Reply Reema Raifel November 17, 2008 - 12:00 amThanks 4 an easy & fabulous recipe. Pls keep postin such recipes. Reply Feba November 18, 2008 - 12:00 amReally very very good… i made it very easy… Reply asha menon December 30, 2008 - 2:03 am Superb recipe. Loved this dish a lot….hats off Reply Pri August 12, 2008 - 12:00 amVery nice recipeeee!!! every1 liked it!!! and was yummyyyyyyyyyy 🙂 Reply Anila May 16, 2007 - 12:00 amGreat Recipe. Very, very delicious Reply swat September 20, 2007 - 12:00 amThe recipe seems to be very good. I havent tried yet as i am confused which kind of butter to use..the salted or the unsalted one?? Can anyone please tell me bout this?? Thank you. Reply Meenakshy August 29, 2007 - 12:00 amI was looking for an easy chicken recipe when i came across this.It came out really well and tasty…looking for more such recipes… Reply SabiKwt August 4, 2007 - 12:00 amWonderful outcome for just a few minutes of work!! Reply Dimple Jain December 30, 2007 - 12:00 amtoo good….. my hus was in all praise for this…. Reply Harpreet Brar October 16, 2007 - 12:00 amTried yesterday…Its easy to cook and delicious…hmmmmmm yummyyyy Reply saritha sreeraj October 16, 2007 - 12:00 ami tried this recipe and this was so nice.thank u so much for a great dish. Reply kaustubh November 26, 2007 - 12:00 amVery good recipe ! Simple yet tasty ! Definitely a big deal for a first time cook like me ! Reply sana March 2, 2006 - 12:00 amhi, thanku for such a wonderful and easy to make recipie. My all family members liked it alot.Thanks a million. Reply gayathri abhilash February 9, 2006 - 12:00 amIt was Excellent. Thanks Ms. Mariyamma…. Expecting more nice recipies. Reply Neema Mathew March 5, 2006 - 12:00 amI tried so many Butter chicken recipies, but i find this one the best…I would DIE FOR IT! Reply Jasmine May 28, 2006 - 12:00 amExcellent Recipe.. came out very well. Reply lydia July 22, 2006 - 12:00 amit turned out very very well thanx for the recipe Reply Ramzi July 9, 2006 - 12:00 amExcellent Recipe! It came out really good. Reply jaya September 14, 2006 - 12:00 amreally yummy!this goes very well with fried rice.thanxs 4 givin such gud & easy receipes. Reply Sunita August 31, 2006 - 12:00 amIt is easy and tasty as well. rich food Reply ashmitha August 18, 2006 - 12:00 amwow, this one is awesome. my hubby and myself loved it…thank you very much for sharing the recipe. Reply anitha August 13, 2006 - 12:00 amturned out gud, thanks a million Reply jaseemaMehboob,bahrain January 14, 2007 - 12:00 amthis receipe is very very tasty.thank you MARYAMMA VARGEES Reply sherly January 24, 2007 - 12:00 amHAS THE EXACT TASTE I LONGED FOR.THANKS FOR DISCLOSING SUCH A DELICIOUS RECIPE. Reply deepa gens February 15, 2007 - 12:00 ami tried this recipe on valentines day….it was superb…we really enjoyed it..thanks for the recipe . Reply Dhanya Prakash March 4, 2007 - 12:00 amI tried this. I was simple and tasty. My husband liked it. Thanks Mariamma. Reply sanneeta March 12, 2007 - 12:00 amThanks a lot for this recipe. My family enjoyed it. Please keep on posting more recipes like this. Reply Madhuri April 24, 2007 - 12:00 amDelicious! Exactly like the restuarant ones that I always loved so much. My husband also relished it and he is a very choosy person by nature. One of the best chicken recipes so far.. Keep giving such gr8 recipes… I look forward to it. Reply sruthi March 26, 2007 - 12:00 amIt was simply superb, I won my hubby`s heart, thanks a lot . Reply Bindu March 27, 2007 - 12:00 amI tried this recipe,it came out excellent. Reply ABEY JOHN October 6, 2006 - 12:00 amTHIS IS THE FIRST DISH I EVER MADE IN MY LIFE AND IT CAME OUT GOOD THANKS TO MRS MARIAMMA Reply cissi vilson November 11, 2006 - 12:00 amI tried this.came out wonderful.thanks cissi vilson Reply Manjula December 1, 2006 - 12:00 amReally tasty. Thanks! Reply dalu simom lagos nigeria November 13, 2005 - 12:00 ammy husband and my children told me so yummy Reply Grace November 30, 2005 - 12:00 amIt is an excellent dish… really yummy… first time ever my husband complimented me for a chicken dish…. Reply julie January 12, 2006 - 12:00 amThanks a lot for the recipe.I added freshly cut tomatoes instead of tomato puree,still it came out very well.My husband liked it very much.Expecting more nice recipes…. Reply Neetha January 9, 2006 - 12:00 amgreat recipe. Reply ginu June 23, 2005 - 12:00 amvery good, my French friends enjoyed it Reply suja June 15, 2005 - 12:00 ami tried it .hmmm…really tasty Reply Bala April 24, 2005 - 12:00 amPretty simple and easy to cook recipe … Reply rafina April 26, 2005 - 12:00 amsimply superb Reply Rajinkash April 7, 2005 - 12:00 amSimply superb. My husband liked it a lot. Reply Rajinkash April 7, 2005 - 12:00 amSimply superb.My husband liked it a lot. Reply Sreedevi R May 18, 2005 - 12:00 amA must try…excellent recipe Reply Surya May 20, 2005 - 12:00 amGood recipe and easy to prepare! Reply deepa September 10, 2005 - 12:00 amits really yummy……… Reply Royas Savier August 8, 2005 - 12:00 amThis is very great and delicious. I think this is best butter chicken I ever ate. Reply Linta June 20, 2004 - 12:00 amHi, Tried this and is very good.Thanks a lot…. Reply raji vijayguru August 3, 2004 - 12:00 amreally good receipe & very easy to prepare Reply Saru July 31, 2004 - 12:00 amExcellent recipe, I have recommended it to a lot of people. Thank you Reply joe February 8, 2004 - 12:00 amI NEEDED SOMETHING THAT WAS EASY TO MAKE AND TASTY. THANK YOU MY MOM LOVED IT Reply chithraprem October 20, 2004 - 12:00 amHi ,its a delicious recipe and very easy to prepare…thx a lottt aunty… Reply varsha November 23, 2004 - 12:00 amcame out very good….. Reply mary April 6, 2004 - 12:00 amI tried this recipe, everyone in my family liked this preperation,especially my 8 yrs old son. He told me,”Amma this taste exactly like the one we ate in the restaurant”.I would recommend everyone to try this,ur effort won`t go waste.Thanks to joshy who told me about this website. Reply sameer March 31, 2004 - 12:00 amReally it was very good, even i tried without cashew nuts as u know that cashew nuts are high caloried, So milk and cream has done the chicken yummy. Everybody at my home kissed my hand. Thanks a lot Reply Binu Menon February 28, 2005 - 12:00 amThis recipe turned out really good. worth to try. thank you for submitting this. Reply jaseemaMehboob January 14, 2007 - 12:00 amthis recepie is very very tasty.thank you MARIYAMMA GEORGEm Reply cheyenne March 21, 2006 - 12:00 amummmm…..what can i say this recipe was very plan. Reply Monica Varghese February 10, 2007 - 12:00 amthe curry part came out good but chicken was not spicy enough. I ended up frying the whole curry again with chili and more salt. It was nice to try this recipe once but I wouldn`t make it again. Reply Kiran October 1, 2005 - 12:00 amDoesnt look grt……Isnt onion paste better than chopped onions in butter chicken? Reply husband learning to cook August 27, 2005 - 12:00 ameasy to make especially for this novice – finished product came out very good. wife thought it was delicious. will be a regular and looking forward to more recipies. Reply nimmy December 13, 2005 - 12:00 amits a too bad dish?how u dare to write this and making all of us fools.never repeat it again with lots of lov nimmy Reply anju July 1, 2010 - 2:17 pmI tried this recipe and it was good. But I made two changes. I marinated chicken with 1 tsp chilly powder, 1 4 tsp turmeric powder and salt for half an hour and shallow fried before cooking. My husband also liked its yummy taste. Reply mable September 16, 2011 - 4:36 amExcellent recipe… i love all of your dishes… try adding more items… Reply Rasmi December 30, 2010 - 6:42 amIt was a simple recipe and turned out very tasty. Thank you so much.. Reply Christie June 11, 2011 - 8:40 amI have just started to experiment in cooking, and this one was very simple to make, yet very tasty! Reply nissy August 4, 2011 - 10:36 amEasy preparation, very tasty. Reply Leave a Comment Cancel ReplyRemember my details in this browser for the next time to post comment.