Hara Masala Butter Chicken

A new Hara Masala Twist to our Butter Chicken recipe #HappyCookingToYou #FoodFusion

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  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) 1 Cup
  • Podina (Mint leaves) 10-12
  • Hara pyaz (Green onion) leaves ½ Cup
  • Hari mirch (Green chilli) 4-5
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) roasted 1 tsp
  • Dahi (Yogurt) 3 tbs
  • Water ½ Cup or as required
  • Dahi (Yogurt) ¼ Cup
  • Kashmiri lal mirch powder (Kashmiri red chilli powder) 1 tsp
  • Namak (Salt) ½ tsp or to taste
  • Dhania powder (Coriander powder) 1 tsp
  • Hari mirch (Green chilli) chopped 1 tbs
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped 1-2 tbs
  • Lemon juice 2 tbs
  • Boneless chicken cubes 500g
  • Cooking oil 2 tbs
  • Cooking oil 1 tbs
  • Pyaz (Onion) sliced 2 medium
  • Lehsan (Garlic) cloves 3
  • Kaju (Cashew nuts) 7-8
  • Tamatar (Tomatoes) cubes 3-4 medium
  • Water 1 Cup or as required
  • Cooking oil 1 tbs
  • Makhan (Butter) 2 tbs
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Dhania powder (Coriander powder) 1 tsp
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chilli powder) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Zeera powder (Cumin powder) 1 tsp
  • Water ½ Cup or as required
  • Kasuri meethi (Dried fenugreek leaves) ¼ tsp
  • Cream
  • Kasuri meethi (Dried fenugreek leaves)


In a blender jug,add fresh coriander,mint leaves,green onion leaves,green chillies,cumin seeds, yogurt,water & blend well then strain,discard residues & set aside.

In a bowl,add yogurt,kashmiri red chilli powder,salt,coriander powder,green chilli,fresh coriander, lemon juice & whisk well.

Add chicken and mix well,cover & marinate for 30 minutes.

In a frying pan,add cooking oil,marinated chicken & cook until chicken is tender (8-10 minutes) then cook on high flame until dries up & set aside.

In a wok,add cooking oil,onion,garlic & sauté until onions are translucent.

Add cashew nuts & mix well.

Add tomatoes,mix well & cook for 2-3 minutes.

Let it cool.

Add in blender jug,add water & blend well then strain the mixture,discard the residues & set aside.

In the same wok,add cooking oil,butter & let it melt.

Add tomato & onion puree & mix well.

Add salt,coriander powder,red chilli powder,cumin powder,mix well & cook on low flame for 3-4 minutes.

Now add cooked chicken & mix well.

Add water and mix well,cover & cook on low flame until oil separates (8-10 minutes).

Now add prepared hara masala puree & mix.

Add dried fenugreek leaves,cover & simmer on low flame for 2-3 minutes.

Garnish with cream,sprinkle dried fenugreek leaves & serve with rice or chapati.

Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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