Butter chicken or murgh makhani holds a revered place in India’s culinary landscape. Now, while there may be no need to tamper with the classic dish, restaurants and chefs across Mumbai are always trying to innovate with the dish presenting new avatars to attract customers. From butter chicken pizza to butter chicken bao, and butter chicken mac and cheese, here’s a list of all the funky interpretations of the classic butter chicken.
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Black Label Butter ChickenResto-pub chain Social takes the classic butter chicken to the next level by adding about 15-20ml whiskey to it. They add the alcohol to the butter chicken once it is ready to serve, so that the preparation gets a distinctive bitter-sweet flavour and a subtle kick.
Butter Chicken Pizza
Butter Chicken Sliders
Butter Chicken RollFor people who are always on-the-go or after a late night at a club, a butter chicken roll is an easy and no-fuss option. It’s basically butter chicken with finely chopped onions wrapped in a freshly made, soft roomali roti. Although butter chicken roll is available at various eateries in the city such as Mini Punjab and Sigdi in Bandra, and Bademiyan in Colaba, nothing beats Goila Butter Chicken ’s signature version of this popular dish.
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Butter Chicken Biryani
Butter Chicken Bunny ChowA couple of restaurants in Mumbai gave the classic butter chicken a makeover by combining it with South Africa’s popular street snack, Bunny Chow. It is essentially a curry housed inside a hollow bread loaf. At 145 Kala Ghoda, you can try the Indian version of this snack. It makes for a great snack with a tipple in hand.
Butter Chicken Mac and Cheese
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Butter Chicken BunOf the many eclectic dishes served at resto-pub chain Farzi Café is this butter chicken bun. It is a steamed bun that comes stuffed with some chilli mayo and a generous portion of butter chicken. This is one of those dishes that look simple but, once you bite into it, surprises you with a burst a flavours.
How many of these butter chicken versions have you tried so far? Do let us know in the comments section below.
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