Butter Chicken Masala (200G)


Introducing our all-in-one Butter Chicken Masala – the secret to crafting the most authentic and sumptuous butter chicken, even if it’s your first time cooking this iconic dish. Bursting with the rich flavors of traditional spices and the warmth of homestyle cooking, our masala blend promises an experience that transports you straight to the heart of India. Perfectly balanced, easy to use, and foolproof, it’s time to impress your loved ones with a dish that tastes like it’s been handed down through generations. Perfect butter chicken is now just a sprinkle away.  

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Butter Chicken Masala (200G)
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Butter Chicken

Print Recipe
Butter chicken is a creamy, aromatic Indian curry made with tender chicken pieces simmered in a rich tomato-based sauce infused with spices and enriched with butter and cream.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword butter, chicken, kashmiri
Servings 5
Calories 615


Butter Chicken Gravy

  • 2 Tbsp Butter 28g
  • 500 g Onions Thinly sliced
  • 12 Cloves Garlic 40g
  • 20 g Fresh Ginger finely chopped
  • 4 Tbsp Butter Chicken Masala 32g
  • 1 kg Tomatoes Chopped
  • 12 ea Cashew Nuts
  • 2 Tbsp Methi (Kenugreek Leaves) 2-5g
  • 1 tsp Cardamom Powder or Mace 2g
  • 1 Cup Water & Milk (50/50) 240ml
  • 1 tsp Salt to taste


  • 1 Tbsp Sunflower Oil 15ml
  • 2 Tbsp Butter 28g
  • 1 tsp Fresh Ginger finely diced
  • 1 Tbsp Kashmiri Chilli Powder 8g
  • 1 kg Boneless Cooked Chicken Tikka Pieces Bite sized
  • 2 Tbsp Honey
  • 2 Tbsp Fresh Cream 30ml

Dish & Garnish

  • 1 handful Chopped Dhania / Coriander
  • 1 Tbsp Fresh Cream `15ml


To make the Magic Butter Chicken Gravy

  • Add butter to a pot
  • Add onions and allow to soften on a low heat for a few minutes
  • Add ginger & garlic and saute for 2 mins on low
  • Add butter chicken masala & mix well
  • Add remainder of gravy ingredients and simmer for 30m+ until all the ingredients are soft.
  • Remove from stove and let cool
  • Blend in a blender until smooth
  • Strain through a strainer to result in a velvet smooth magic gravy

To assemble

  • Add the butter and sunflower oil into a deep pan or shallow pot
  • Add ginger and saute on low-medium until colour only just starts to form
  • Add Kashmiri Chilli Powder & mix well
  • Add the Magic Butter Chicken Gravy, mix and bring to a simmer
  • Add the Cooked Chicken Tikka Pieces, simmer until heated through
  • Add the honey, check for salt
  • Add 1st Tablespoon Fresh Cream and stir in
  • Plate immediately

Plate & Garnish

  • Divide into 5 portions (your choice)
  • Drizzle with fresh cream
  • Sprinkle very lightly with fresh dhania / coriander


Whilst this recipe is designed to be cooked using pre-cooked chicken tikka pieces, there is nothing stopping you from marinating the chicken pieces in some lemon juice and our all-in-one tikka masala, roasting in the oven until they start to get some char (only just) and using instead of the charcoal grilled tikka, made with an authentic tikka paste (recipe & video )
Lastly, if you are really pushed for time and want a quick and easy way to cook butter chicken, then try THIS RECIPE, just leave out all the different spices and only use the all-in-one Butter Chicken Masala.
Here is a video that our Spicemaster sent to me, when he was teaching me how to make the Butter Chicken Gravy, the ingredients have been slightly adjusted, such as a little less garlic, garam masala now blended into the masala, but you will get the drift.

Don’t forget your Kashmiri Chilli Powder, Cardamom Powder & all-in-one Tikka Masala.

Additional information

Weight0.2 kg
Dimensions15 × 10 × 2 cm

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