Butter Chicken is the one thing that we all agree on whenever there’s talk of an Indian lunch or dinner or plans for ordering food when you know you’re going to have company. We’ve put together a bunch of places you can check out the next time you’re looking for the best Butter Chicken in Delhi so you can satiate your craving.
And if you’re looking for something different, you can try the Butter Chicken Pulao from Joocy as well!
1. Rajinder Da Dhaba
This place is not just known for its mouthwatering Galouti rolls, but their spectacular Murg Makhani too! Whether it’s for lunch, dinner, or those times in-between the two, you can count on Rajinder to serve this really yummy, perfectly creamy dish.
Head to AB-14, Safdarjung Enclave Market, Safdarjung, New Delhi
Say hello at 011 2610 0355
Pay INR 360 for a full plate.
Explore Rajinder Da Dhaba.
2. Aslam Chicken
One should just stop doing everything and go to Aslam’s for the lovely Butter Chicken that they make. It is probably the best butter chicken in Delhi. What’s different is that the chicken is first cooked in a tandoor before it is cooked further with the gravy, resulting in a lovely, smokey flavour.
Head to 540, Bazaar Matia Mahal, Jama Masjid
Say hello at 9312281022 and 9811469795
Pay INR 400 for a full plate.
3. Hauz Khas Social
They make a wonderful Butter Chicken Biryani that is so good that you’ll probably get to have only a few spoonsful before your friends take over your plate to get a ‘taste’ of it. Always remember to get an extra plate solely for sharing purposes.
Head to 9-A & 12, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi
Say hello at 078386 52814
Pay INR 290 for a full plate.
Explore Hauz Khas Social.
4. Moti Mahal
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The creators of butter chicken cannot go wrong with theirs. Head to the nearest outlet for the original dish that has inspired many variations over the years. Their Butter Chicken is unparalleled.
Head to 3703, Netaji Subhash Marg, Daryaganj, New Delhi
Say hello at 011 23273661 & 011 23273011
Pay INR 600 for a full plate.
Explore Moti Mahal.
5. Kebab Galli
This place in Malviya Nagar has risen to popularity for all that it does. Whether it’s kebabs or curries, this is one place you can count on to deliver flavours that please your palate. Get their Butter Chicken with a side of Garlic Naan, and you should be good to go.
Head to 7-8, Corner Market, Malviya Nagar, New Delhi
Say hello at 088001 89131
Pay INR 495 for a full plate.
Explore Kebab Gali.
One of the few places that people in Delhi recommend you have this dish at. Gulati’s may make a slightly pricier Murg Makhani, but it is worth every penny spent. The restaurant has been around for the longest time and yet the quality is just as good as they first started.
Head to 6, Pandara Road Market, New Delhi
Say hello at 011 2338 8836
Pay INR 790 for a full plate.
7. Dilli BC
This small food delivery joint wows everyone with their Butter Chicken that’s not as sweet as what many others serve. Get this with a couple of Garlic or Plain Naan and you can make a good meal out of it.
Head to M-58, Main Market, Greater Kailash (GK) 2, New Delhi
Say hello at +91 9013454545
Pay INR 540 for a full plate.
Explore Dilli BC.
8. Monkey Bar
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They make some amazing fusion food, and their Butter Chicken Khichdi is superb. They make a creamy moong dal khichdi with butter chicken, and serve it with ghee, papad, kachumber, curd and pickle. This is the best butter chicken in Delhi, if you want to make a whole meal of it.
Head to Plot 11, Upper Ground Floor, LSC, Pocket C-6 & 7, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi
Say hello at 089232 48449
Pay INR 400 for a full plate.
Explore Monkey Bar.
9. The Delhi Canteen
They’ve got all things that the good people in Delhi love so much. If you’re a little too particular about hygiene and can’t bear to have food at dhabas and roadside restaurants, The Delhi Canteen is where you can go to get your fill of Butter Chicken. You could have it with the regular Indian bread that you like to have with it, or you can one-up the spice game with the Laal Mirch ka Parantha and the Hari Mirch Ka Parantha.
Head to 30, Corner Market, Malviya Nagar, New Delhi
Say hello at 011 4109 1100
Pay INR 310 for a full plate.
Explore The Delhi Canteen.
10. Classic Chicken
It’s the go-to place for many when they want to pick up a little something for lunch or dinner and don’t want to end up spending too much. Their Butter Chicken quite literally floats in butter, and the gravy is so nice and creamy that you’re probably going to want to take your time savouring every bite.
Head to 8/4, Doctor Lane, Nirula’s, Gole Market, New Delhi
Say hello at +91 9899274337 & +91 9999291804
Pay INR 490 for a full plate.
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