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Butter Chicken with Whole Seed Spices

    Butter Chicken with Whole Seed Spices
    Butter Chicken with Whole Seed Spices

    Butter Chicken

    Delicious Butter Chicken with whole seed spices
    Prep Time: 30 minutes
    Cook Time: 30 minutes
    Total Time: 1 hour
    Servings: 6


    • 6 Chopped Garlic Cloves Chopped
    • 1 Tsp Cumin Seeds
    • 4 Cloves
    • 1/2 Tsp Mustard Seed
    • 4-5 Cardamom Pods Take the seeds out
    • 2 Tsp Butter Chicken Masala
    • 2 Tsp Fresh Cilantro Leaves Chopped
    • 1 2 inch piece Fresh Ginger Root Chopped
    • 2 Large Spanish Onion Sliced
    • 2 Large Red Tomatoes Sliced
    • 1 Tsp Red Tandoori Masala
    • 1 Tsp Turmeric Powder
    • 1 Tsp Sea Salt
    • 2 Tbsp Soy Sauce
    • 1-2 Cups Water
    • 1/2 Cup Cream
    • 6-8 Chicken thighs Clean and cut into small pieces


    • Prepare the chicken pieces, set them aside and keep them ready.
    • Spices for butter chicken
      Heat oil in a pan Add all the dry seed spices including cumin seeds, mustard seeds, cardamom seeds, and cloves.
    • Cook for about 1-2 minutes for the spices flavour to come out
    • Add chopped garlic, and cook till it turns light brown
    • Add sliced onions, and cook till light brown
    • Add chopped ginger and cook for half a minute
    • Add sliced tomatoes and let them cook nicely
    • Once all the base is ready, let it cool down for 5 minutes, and blend it in a blender to get a nice smooth paste
    • Pour the paste back to the same pan and all other spices, Start with the turmeric powder first and cook for 1-2 minutes
    • Add red tandoori masala, soy sauce, and let everything cook again for 5 minutes
    • Add water, and let it come to boil
    • Add chicken pieces, and cook them until you get desired tenderness
    • Add cream in the end and let it cook with the rest of the paste for another 5 minutes
    • In the end add Butter Chicken Masala, and garnish with cilantro leaves
    • Serve with rice or Nan bread
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