The Making of Butter Chicken Curry Dish

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Butter chicken curry is one of the most popular Indian dishes. It’s a rich, creamy chicken dish that’s packed with flavor and spice. Butter chicken curry is also known as “Butter Chicken” or Murg Makhani, which means “butter-fried chicken.” The name comes from the butter and Makhan (a type of clarified butter) used in its preparation. Butter chicken is a dish that originates from the Punjab region in India. It’s traditionally made with chicken, but can also be made with lamb or goat meat. The name “butter chicken” comes from the fact that it’s cooked in butter and tomato paste, which gives it its signature rich and creamy flavor that makes your mouth water just thinking about it. 

Ingredients of the Butter Chicken Curry Dish 

Now, let’s go through the ingredients of this dish. The main ingredient is chicken, which can be cooked in any way you like. You may want to use boneless or bone-in pieces of chicken breast or thighs, depending on your preference. 

For our butter chicken curry recipe today, we will be using onions as well as green peppers and tomatoes for extra flavor and texture; they also make it look pretty good! Garlic and ginger add another layer of depth while cinnamon powder adds warmth without overpowering your palate (which would happen if you used ground cinnamon). Turmeric powder gives it an earthy aroma while red chili powder provides heat from within and don’t forget about coriander leaves! The recipe calls for yogurt as well, which is used to marinate the chicken before cooking. You can use plain yogurt or Greek yogurt (which is thicker in consistency). The yogurt helps tenderize the meat but also adds flavor to it. You may want to add some salt and pepper for seasoning purposes as well. 

Preparing the Butter Chicken Curry 

To prepare the Butter Chicken Curry, you need to put all ingredients together in a pan and mix them well. Heat up the pan and add some oil. Add chopped onion, garlic, and ginger. Then add the spices and cook them for about 2 to 3 minutes. Add chicken, tomatoes, and coconut milk. Cook the curry for about 10 minutes. After that, add the cream and cook for another 5 minutes. Enjoy with naan or rice! This is a delicious and easy-to-make butter chicken curry recipe. It’s very simple to make, and it’s one of my favorite dishes! 

I hope you enjoy this butter chicken curry recipe as much as I do! If you want to learn more about cooking, check out my blog for lots of great recipes and tips! Curry is a popular South Asian dish that can be made with many different ingredients. Most curries are soups or stews made from vegetables or meat cooked in a sauce. 

Preparing the Sauce Butter Chicken Curry 

Add the cream and butter to a pan. Stir well until it is melted. Add the chili powder and salt, and mix well until it is well incorporated. Put the pan on the stove and allow it to simmer for about 10 minutes or until the mixture becomes thick. When the sauce is done, remove it from the heat and let it cool down a bit. You can also add some water if it becomes too thick. 

When the sauce is cool, stir in the lemon juice and mix well. Transfer it to a bowl, cover it with plastic wrap, and let it sit for about 2 hours at room temperature. Store in an airtight container. Use: You can use this as a dipping sauce or marinade for chicken, fish, or pork. You can also add this to curries, soups, and stir-fries. The tangy and spicy sauce is the perfect combination of sweet, sour, and spicy flavors. It can be used as a dip for fresh vegetables or crackers or as a marinade for chicken, pork, or fish. You can also add this to curries, soups, and stir-fries. 

Ingredients together in a pan and mix them well 

Put all ingredients together in a pan and mix them well. Add the chicken pieces to the pan, then add butter, and cook for 5 minutes on medium heat until they turn golden brown. Add the chicken broth, and mix well. Cover and cook for 10 minutes or until tender. Once done, remove the chicken from the pan and place on a plate. Lick out all the juices in the pan, then add flour and stir until smooth. Add milk gradually while stirring until thickened. Add the sauce back to the pan, add chicken pieces, salt, and pepper to taste. Cook for 2 minutes on high heat until bubbly. Serve hot with rice or potatoes. This dish is very easy to prepare, and it is also a great meal for the whole family. You can serve it with rice or potatoes, but you can also serve it with vegetables such as broccoli or peas. 


Butter chicken curry is a popular dish in India and is served as a main course with naan, chapati, or rice. It is also known as Murgh Makhani in some regions of the country. The dish consists of chicken cooked in a rich, creamy tomato sauce flavored with spices like garam masala, ginger, and garlic and garnished with butter. The preparation time for this dish depends on how much time it takes for the meat to cook through but usually takes about 30 minutes. We hope that you have enjoyed learning about the process of making butter chicken curry. We also want to thank you for reading this post and we look forward to hearing from you soon!