back to top

Here's An Easy Recipe For Butter Chicken That You Can Make Tonight


Posted on

Here's a video that shows you how to make it:

View this video on YouTube


2 lbs of chicken breast

Salt and pepper

1 tsp of chili powder

1/2 tsp of ground turmeric

6 tbsp of butter, divided into 2 tbsp chunks

1 1/2 cups of yellow onion, diced

3 tsp of garam masala

1 tsp of chili powder

1 tsp of cumin

1 tsp of cayenne pepper

1 Tbsp. of grated ginger

3 garlic cloves, minced

3" stick of cinnamon

14 oz of tomato sauce

1 cup of water

1 cup of heavy cream

Chopped cilantro for garnish



Marinate chicken breast in chili powder, turmeric, salt and pepper. Let it sit for 15 minutes.

Brown chicken in two Tbsp. of butter, remove and set aside.

Melt another two Tbsp. of butter over medium heat, add onions, garlic, garam masala, grated ginger, chili powder, ground cumin, cayenne pepper, cinnamon, salt and pepper. Cook until fragrant.

Add the tomato sauce and bring to a simmer. Add the water and cream, bring back to a simmer. Return the chicken and simmer covered for another 10 -15 minutes.

Stir in the last two Tbsp. of butter and additional salt and pepper to taste.

Serve garnished with cilantro on top of rice. Enjoy!

Follow BuzzFeed’s Tasty on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Vine, and Twitter for more deliciousness.


Every. Tasty. Video. EVER. The new Tasty app is here!