My Butter Chicken (Murgh Makhani) Is Easy And Delicious Served over Rice by Rockin Robin

I will show you how I make butter chicken which is an Indian dish with a good amount of heat.


Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
Garlic 2 Tablespoon , mince
Red onion 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , finely chopped
Ginger 1 Tablespoon , mince
Tomato paste 2 Tablespoon
Cumin seeds 1 Tablespoon
Garam masala 1 Tablespoon
Brown sugar 1 Tablespoon (packed)
Red chili flakes 1 Teaspoon
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Turmeric 1 Teaspoon
Chicken breast boneless skinless 1 1/2 Pound (cut into 1/2 inch chunks)
Low fat yogurt 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Water 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Cooked rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)



1. Cut the chicken breast into ½ inch chunks, keep it aside.

2. Mince the garlic and ginger, finely chop the onions and keep everything aside.


3. In a pan sauté the garlic, ginger and onions in the oil for 4 minutes.

4. Add tomato paste, cumin seeds, garam masala, brown sugar, turmeric, chili flakes and salt. And cook for 2 minutes, keep stirring.

5. Add chicken and coat it well with the masala, add yogurt and water and let it cook for 8-10 minutes.

6. Stir and mix well, after 10 minutes check if the chicken is cooked completely.


7. Serve the butter chicken along with steamed white rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 926Calories from Fat 213

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g36.9%

Saturated Fat 3 g15%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1470 mg61.25%

Total Carbohydrates 84 g28%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 15 g

Protein 90 g180%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet