You can't say no to Butter Chicken. Can you?
If you are a non-vegetarian, you just cannot deny that you love butter chicken. I still remember the first time I had this dish and was so overwhelmed with its creamy, savoury and mildly spicy flavour. Butter chicken, also known as Murgh Makhani in Hindi, is undoubtedly one of the most popular non-vegetarian dishes in the world.
Let us go back a little to know about this dish that literally changed culinary history. There are several legends about its birth but the one most believed says that butter chicken originated in Delhi sometime around the 1950s in the kitchen of a restaurant called Moti Mahal owned by Kundan Lal Gujral. During the partition, Kundan Lal shifted to India from Pakistan and set up his business in Delhi. His venture Moti Mahal was and is still a success.
Butter chicken origin story goes, the cooks would mix the leftover marinade juices with tomatoes with butter, and then, they use to stew this tandoor-cooked chicken in it. As time passed, this dish gained popularity not only in India but also internationally. Hands down, this is one of the best things discovered by accident. Right?
You may have heard and read a lot about how to make butter chicken but this time, we are here to tell you about some butter chicken fusions that you might never hear of. Want to know what are those? Have a look.
Butter Chicken Samosa
Get over your regular samosa and get your hands on this butter chicken samosa. This samosa has the goodness of minced chicken in the butter chicken gravy and would be something unique to be served to your guests. Not only will it satisfy your soul but will also give you a chance to flaunt your amazing cooking skills.
Butter Chicken Bombs
This is the best butter chicken fusion you will ever see or taste. Believe me! These crunchy and crispy butter chicken bombs have an outer crust of minced chicken and an inner filling of frozen butter chicken gravy cubes. I could not imagine anything better than this.
Butter Chicken Pizza
It has been a long time since we are seeing the fusion of pizzas with Indian dishes. And more on the list is butter chicken pizza. The butter chicken pizza uses butter chicken gravy as one of the sauces and chicken pieces as toppings. It also has other toppings and can give the best transformation to your old pizza. You can make butter chicken pizza with the leftover butter chicken in like 15 minutes. Isn’t it great?
Butter Chicken Parantha
Paranthas are a staple food for breakfast in North India and this attempt is to make this breakfast even better. Yes, butter chicken paranthas can do that. One just has to stuff the butter chicken gravy (a little drier) into your normal paranthas and have the most delicious non-vegetarian parantha. You will not regret doing this.
Butter Chicken Burger
This is something you would not have guessed. Butter chicken burger is undoubtedly the best Indian fusion of any burger you will ever have. Just like pizza, it also has butter chicken gravy as one of the sauces with chicken pieces stacked onto the chicken patty. Try it next time for the get-together parties you are going to host.
These are some of the top butter chicken fusions that only a handful of people knew. Let us know if you know of any other butter chicken fusions that need to be brought to the limelight.