Chicken Butter Masala Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia

Chicken Butter Masala

Chicken Butter Masala is a good addition to the list of chicken dishes you can fall back on. Check out other recipes in MAGGI® Arabia for more home cooking inspirations


  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 medium onions or 300 g, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons garlic, mashed
  • 2 teaspoons fresh ginger, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons ground garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 2 teaspoons cumin seeds
  • 10 whole cardamom pods
  • 1 teaspoon whole black peppers
  • 2 cubes MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon
  • 3 medium tomatoes or 450 g, peeled and cut into cubes
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • ⅔ cup yoghurt or 150 ml
  • 2 cups water or 500 ml
  • 750 g boneless and skinned chicken breasts, cut into cubes
  • ⅔ cup whipping cream or 150 ml
  • Pinch of salt, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons coriander leaves, chopped

How to Prepare

  1. Heat oil and butter together in a saucepan and fry chopped onions for 5 mins or until they become golden in colour.
  2. Add garlic, ginger, garam masala, chilli powder, coriander, cumin seeds, bay leaves, cardamom, black pepper and one MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon cube. Stir for 1 min.
  3. Add tomatoes and tomato paste and stir for another min. Add yogurt and water and bring to boil, then simmer on low heat for 10 mins.
  4. Blend mixture very well in a food processor, then return back to the pot.
  5. Add the remaining MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon cube to the sauce and simmer for 10 mins on low heat or until chicken is tender.
  6. Add cream and bring to boil then let it simmer for another 5 mins.
  7. Garnish with fresh coriander and serve with white rice.

Nutritional Info

Energy: 458.00 Kcal
Protein: 40.00 g
Carbohydrate: 21.00 g
Fats: 24.00 g

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