A well-known dish that is satisfyingly rich with a complex approach of layering earthy spices, the best butter chicken in Delhi is a highly debatable and rather personal subject. While the best places to try butter chicken would be at one of the authentic road-side dhabas, there are still many fancy places that serve you the perfect finger licking butter chicken with the famous hot steamy naan. Here is the list of 8 places to eat best butter chicken in Delhi NCR:
1. Rajinder Da Dhaba, Safdarjung
Those in a relationship with non-veg will take their relationship to a whole new level after their first bite of succulent butter chicken from Rajinder Da Dhaba.
Where: AB-14, Safdarjung Enclave Market, Safdarjung, New Delhi
Meal for two: Rs. 1400
2. Karim’s, (multiple locations)
It is said that this legendary restaurant’s secret to inviting people over and over again has been their Chicken Makhani. Beware: Karim’s Butter chicken can be addictive!
Where: 16, Gali Kababian, Jama Masjid, New Delhi
Meal for two: Rs. 1000
3. Dhaba, Rajouri Garden
Butter chicken should be your first option at this place, but hey! take the path less tread on, it makes all the difference. Order the butter chicken here and see yourself finger licking it till the end.
Where: A-5, Vishal Enclave, Main Najafgarh Road, Rajouri Garden, New Delhi
Meal for two: Rs. 1500
4. Moti Mahal, Daryaganj
The claimed inventors of butter chicken, this place has been satiating butter chicken cravings since the 1940s, so you know where to head to for a historical treat to your makhani craving!
Where: 3703, Netaji Subhash Marg, Daryaganj, New Delhi
Meal for two: Rs. 1200
5. Havemore, Pandara Road Market
Tangy and creamy orange gravy with soft chunks of chicken will make anyone want to have more and more with no second thoughts!
Where: 11-12, Pandara Road Market, New Delhi
Meal for two: Rs. 1800
6. Invitation, Ashok Vihar
Punjabis are world famous for their creamy butter chicken and Invitation at Ashok Vihar takes you all the way to Punjab while at Delhi! Head here for an authentic Punjabi chicken makhani experience.
Where: 3, Community Centre, Ashok Vihar Phase 2, New Delhi
Meal for two: Rs. 1400
7. In the Punjab, Greater Kailash (GK) 1
A tinge of Mughlai cuisine in the Indian neighborhood of GK 1 is an appetizing delight. Adding on to this delight is the spectacular ambiance and soothing Sufi music and out of the world butter chicken that will make you go back for sure.
Where: N-18, N Block Market, Greater Kailash (GK) 1, New Delhi
Meal for two: Rs. 2400
8. Minar, Connaught Place
Majestic yet elegant décor and a beautiful bronze handi with authentic chicken makhani is a sinfully palatable experience.
p.s eat that with BUTTER NAAN 🙂