Butter Chicken popcorn 2 ways

An unbelievable fusion of butter chicken and crispy chicken popcorn. This Butter Chicken Popcorn should be the new starter or even a meal on your menu. #HappyCookingToYou #FoodFusion #PakolaFullCreamMilk

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Prepare Popcorn Chicken:

  • Pakola Full Cream Milk 1 Cup
  • Lemon juice 2 & ½ tbs
  • Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 1 & ½ tsp
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chilli powder) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Zeera powder (Cumin powder) 1 tsp
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Paprika powder ½ tsp
  • Boneless chicken small cubes ½ kg
  • Anday (Eggs) 3
  • Namak (Salt) 1 pinch or to taste
  • Maida (All-purpose flour) sifted 1 & ½ Cup
  • Cooking oil for frying

Prepare Butter Curry Sauce:

  • Cooking oil 2 tbs
  • Sukhi lal mirch (Dried red chillies) 2-3
  • Pyaz (Onion) sliced 2 medium
  • Kaju (Cashew nuts) 7-8
  • Tamatar (Tomatoes) cubes 3 medium
  • Namak (Salt) ½ tsp or to taste
  • Zeera powder (Cumin powder) ½ tsp
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chilli powder) ½ tsp or to taste
  • Sugar 1 tbs
  • Tomato paste 1 tbs (optional)
  • Makhan (Butter) 4-5 tbs
  • Cream 1 & ½ tbs
  • Cream


Prepare Popcorn Chicken:

In a bowl,add milk,lemon juice,mix well and let it rest for 5 minutes.Butter milk is ready!

Add ginger garlic paste,red chilli powder,cumin powder,salt,paprika powder & mix well.

Add chicken & mix well,cover & marinate for 15-20 minutes.

In a bowl,add eggs,salt & whisk well.

In a separate bowl,all-purpose flour.

Now coat marinated chicken in all-purpose flour then dip into whisked eggs then again coat in all-purpose flour (Reserve remaining marinade for later use).

In a wok,heat cooking oil and fry chicken on medium flame until golden & crispy.

Prepare Butter Curry Sauce:

In a frying pan,add cooking oil,dried red chillies,onion & fry until light golden.

Add cashew nuts & mix well.

Add tomatoes,mix well & cook on medium flame until tomatoes are soft (approx. 3-4 minutes).

Add salt,cumin powder,red chilli powder,sugar,tomato paste & mix well.

Now add reserved marinade & mix well.

Turn off the flame & blend well with the help of hand blender then strain with the help of strainer.

Again, pour the mixture in the same frying pan & turn on the flame.

Add butter,mix well & cook for a minute.

Turn off the flame,add cream & mix well.

Turn on the flame & cook for a minute.Butter curry sauce is ready!

Reserve half quantity in a separate bowl.

Let it cool & transfer to a squeeze bottle.


Option # 1:

In remaining sauce,add half quantity of fried popcorn chicken and coat well on high flame.

Reserve half quantity of popcorn chicken for separate assembling.

Drizzle cream on coated butter chicken popcorns & serve with pasta or rice.

Option # 2:

On serving dish,add fried popcorn chicken and drizzle prepared butter curry sauce & serve!

Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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