Butter Chicken Gravy

  • 5.0
25 mins Cooking Time
1 Serving
Diversity score info

Diversity Score defines how nutritionally diverse your food is. It reflects the concept that increasing the variety of foods in the diet helps to ensure adequate intake of essential nutrients.

Grains, root and tubers
Meats & Fish
Nuts & Seeds
Green Leafy Vegetables
Vitamin A Rich Fruits and Vegetables
Sources of Calories
Protein 21%
Carbs 8%
Fats 71%
Low Carb
Gluten Free

This is a quintessential chicken dish from the lands of punjabi, but favorite across India too. Savoury and delicious, it is rich in protein - 17%, vitamin d - (d2 + d3) - 11% and calcium - 11%. This flavorful non vegetarian recipe can be had as a lunch and dinner main course gravies dish. Have it with roti, chapati with oil, jowar bhakri or wheat bhakri and make your meal interesting. Its a quick and easy low carb and keto recipe.


  • 75 Gm Chicken, Breast
  • 2 Tbsp Curd
  • 3 Tbsp Chopped Tomato
  • 1/2 Tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/8 Tsp Garam Masala
  • 1/2 Tsp Red Chilly Powder
  • 1/4 Tsp Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
  • 1/4 Tsp Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
  • 1/2 Stick Cinnamon
  • 1 Tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 Tsp Cream
  • 1/2 Tsp Dry Fenugreek (Kasuri Methi)
  • 1 No. Black Cardamom (Elaichi)
  • 1 No. Bay Leaf
  • 2 No. Cloves
  • 6 No. Cashewnut
  • 1/4 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Tbsp Butter
  • 1 Tsp Oil
  • As Required Water


Pre Preparation
  • Step 1

    Soak cashewnut in warm water and make fine paste of It

  • Step 2

    make puree from chopped tomatoes

For Marination
  • Step 1

    In a mixing bowl, take boneless chicken.

  • Step 2

    Add curd, red chilly powder, haldi, ginger garlic paste, garam masala powder, lemon juice and mix well and keep aside for marination

For Butter Chicken Gravy
  • Step 1

    In a kadhai heat oil, add bay leaf, cloves, tsp jeera, cinnamon stick, black elaichi, marinated chicken, mix well and cover and allow it cook.

  • Step 2

    Once cooked, add butter and mix well

  • Step 3

    Then add tomato puree, cashew paste and mix well

  • Step 4

    Add water as required, salt and saute

  • Step 5

    Crush kasuri methi, cream and mix

  • Step 6

    Serve hot with chapati or naan

Healthy Twist

Decrease the Risk of Chronic Diseases by Adding a Tsp of Kalonji Seeds

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Citrus Fruits
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Curd And Buttermilk
Dairy Products
Cow Milk Protein
Red Chilli
Food Colors
Cashew Nut
Food Additives
Tree Nut
Approximate values
Serving Size Medium Bowl(150gm)
Amount Per ServingCalories


% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 5gm 2.0%
Dietary Fiber 2gm 6.9%
Protein 15gm 30.9%
Total Fat 22gm 27.8%

*Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Disclaimer: Nutrition information is based on standard serving sizes and recipes as prepared by Fitterfly. Actual nutritional values may vary because of variations in portion size or recipes, continuous data changes by these sources, changes in growing seasons, or differences in the sources of ingredients. We may update this information from time to time and change the way we calculate Nutrition data. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice, but calorie needs vary based on multiple factors. For some ingredients, nutrient information is not available and they may not reflect accurately in the Label. Please consult your doctor or a Registered Dietitian if you are on a medically restricted diet.

Reference: Indian Food Composition Tables 2017, National Institute of Nutrition; Nutritive Value of Indian Foods 2016, National Institute of Nutrition (Indian Council of Medical Research)


How long would it take burn 276 kcals ?

  • Walking (3 mph ) 79 minutes
  • Running (6 mph ) 46 minutes
  • Bicycling 37 minutes

Values estimated based on person weighing 60 kgs.

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