5 Places in Delhi Dishing Out the Best Butter Chicken
Chicken as its synonym. Succulent pieces of chicken, first marinated then roasted and then finally enveloped in a silky tomato-cream gravy……oh my good god! Delhiites swear by it and cannot ever get enough of this dreamy dish. While now restaurants are experimenting and have come up with fusion treats like a butter chicken tart, butter chicken pocket, butter chicken pizza n Maggi and even a butter chicken donuts, momos, and a samosa – but a classic is always loved best in its original form. We have listed out 5 places in Delhi that will make
you drool over their butter chicken.
Minar, Connaught Place
Perfection on a plate is the Butter Chicken served here at Minar! The whole dish is so balanced and rich in its flavor that you will have dreams about it. A silky gravy with chicken pieces cooked flawlessly – your taste buds will have a party. Gorge on it with some plain rice or even any Indian bread to amp up your meal. Also, their green chutney is really addictive.
Moti Mahal Deluxe, Daryaganj
Because no one knows it better than the master! The place that invented this humble and happy dish is bound to be the list when it comes to finding the best
butter chicken. This legendary place has been creating magic in the kitchen since
the 1940s. People used to take their utensils and get butter chicken in it as there was no home delivery or ways of packaging available. While the ambiance is not so great, their butter chicken should be on your culinary bucket list.
Invitation – Ashok Vihar
There is Butter Chicken and then there is the Invitation Butter Chicken – bursting
with the umami flavors of tomato, the richness of cream and butter and the smoky
aromas of a delicately charred tandoori chicken. The beautiful deep orange hues (no artificial color used) is a veritable feast for the eyes first. What’s noteworthy is that its flavor has remained unaltered in the nearly three decades that I ‘ve been eating it.
Havemore, Pandara Road
Pandara Road is known to be the hub for chicken eaters and they too have perfected the art of making the most amazing butter chicken. Open till wee hours of the night this place is perfect for the midnight eaters. Once you visit the outlet, you will be having more and more at Havemore. Order some lachcha parantha or garlic naan and enjoy a hearty bite.
Café Delhi Heights, Multiple Outlets
If you love the concept of platters rather than ordering each dish separately then
head to Café Delhi Heights now. Order yourself a Mom’s Buttered Chicken Platter and you will be in a world of bliss. A big bowl of butter chicken served with lachcha parantha, a jalapeno biryani, caper raita and condiments like pickled onions and mint chutney – you will get to eat your heart out. This place gets brownie points for its quantity.
Well, we hope that we have sorted out dinner plans for you. Now, every time you
crave for some butter chicken; head to one of these 5 magical places and thank us with every bite that you devour.
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