Soup Recipes

Simple Butter Chicken

Yield:  2 person
Prep time: 20 minutes
Total time: 25 minutes
  • Chicken – 750 gms
  • Tomato – 4 medium
  • Onion – 1 large/ 1 ½ medium
  • Kasturi Methi/ Dried fenugreek leaves – 1 tsp
  • Red Chilli – 1 tsp
  • Cashewnut –  6 whole
  • Bay leaf – 1
  • Garam Masala – ¼ tsp
  • Butter – 2 tbsp
  • Oil – 1 tbsp
  • Salt – to taste ( approx 3/4 + 1/4 tsp)
  • Water – 1 cup

In a pan , add  water , tomato, red chilli powder, cashewnuts and onion with ¼ tsp salt. Allow it to cook in low heat till the water evaporates

Cool and grind to a paste.

In the same pan, add oil and 1 tbsp butter.

Add the bay leaf and chicken to it.

Add 2 pinches of salt and allow to cook under cover for 5 minutes in low heat.

Add the tomato paste and garam masala to this.

Let it cook for 15 – 20 minutes ( depends on the chicken variety)

Remove from heat and add Kasturi Methi. Mix well.

Add the remaining butter to this gravy .

Serve hot with Naan , Paratha, Jeera Rice.

Special Instructions :

As I always mention do not cook for long once you have added Kasturi Methi, it might give out some bitterness to the gravy.

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