Butter Chicken, the name itself is enough to make me hungry. And I think if there’s one dish that can unite desi non-vegetarians, it has to be butter chicken. The quintessential rich and creamy chicken curry has fans worldwide. And not just regular fans, even Michelin starred chef can’t stop raving about it and seems like we are never getting over it. Also known as Murgh Makhani, the delicacy has tender chicken chunks marinated in a spice and cooked in a creamy tomato gravy. The dish has humble origins that go back to the 1950s when it was invented by three Indians by chance. Yes, you read that right.
Butter chicken was invented in a bid to reuse leftover tandoori chicken, when the chicken chunks were tossed in a leftover tomato gravy along with butter and cream. The world-famous dish is now gracing the menus of many restaurants across the globe, and even used to create new recipes. Surprised? Well, here we have a few butter chicken recipes you can try at home too.