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Butter Chicken Recipes

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Chicken makhani is a delicious classic Indian dish. This page contains butter chicken recipes.


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April 10, 2013


  • 1 chicken (cut in portions)
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) yogurt
  • 2 1/8 tsp. (10 ml) ginger/garlic
  • 1 tsp. (5 ml) black pepper (fine)
  • 1 tsp. (5 ml) white pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. (2 ml) cinnamon powder
  • 1/2 tsp. (2 ml) clove (powder)
  • 1 tsp. (5 ml) salt
  • 2 1/8 tsp. (10 ml) oil
  • 1/4 cup (65 ml) butter
  • 1/4 cup (65 ml) cream
  • 2 1/8 tsp. (10 ml) lemon juice
  • 1 cup (250 ml) tomato puree
  • 1 - 2 tsp. (5-10 ml) fresh red chillies (pound to powder)


Mix yogurt, oil, ginger, garlic, 1 tsp. lemon juice and spices together and smear over chicken. Allow to marinate for few hours.

For Sauce: When almost done. Mix tomato sauce, lemon juice and butter and pour over chicken. Lastly add cream and garnish with mint and coriander leaves.

Can be grilled, or lightly fry and put in oven or braai. Serve with salads or roti or basmati rice, papads or naan.

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Chicken makhani is a delicious classic Indian dish. View the full recipe here: Indian Butter Chicken

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Your whole family will love this delicious butter chicken with a spicy curry kick. This page contains Indian butter chicken recipe.

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