Butter Chicken isn’t just food, it’s LIFE! We bet all the non-vegetarian foodies would agree with us here. The sheer happiness you experience with the first bite of the luscious chicken oozing with creamy gravy stays unmatchable. And if you happen to be a North Indian, it is almost a staple diet for you, isn’t it?
So, if you are someone who finds comfort in the buttery arms of this delicacy on your bad days, and celebrates with it on your good days, here are our top picks that serve the best butter chicken in Delhi.
1. Moti Mahal
This is where butter chicken was invented. Moti Mahal began in the 1940s and boasts of an eight-decade-long record and a long-lived legacy of culinary craftsmanship. The restaurant has seen the patronage from the likes of Indira Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru. Even celebrity chef, Gordon Ramsey has been behind the kitchen counters here.
We GOAT Your Back: Butter Chicken, Tandoori Chicken, Dal Makhani
Situated on Pandara Road, Gulati’s is one of the most popular places of the capital known for its rich and greasy Punjabi food. Their wide array of Indian and Mughlai dishes on the menu make you want to order them all. Gulati’s started as a dhaba and transformed into this posh restaurant owing to its superlative dishes.
We GOAT Your Back: Murgh Tikka, Kakori Kebabs, Butter Chicken
This typical Dhaba-style restaurant has quite the fan following with foodies visiting the place even after midnight. Even though it is almost always crowded and you have long waiting queues, you don't mind it as long as you get to reunite with the super-creamy butter chicken they serve here. Hands-down one of the best that Delhi has to offer.
We GOAT Your Back: Butter Chicken, Keema Naan, Mutton Korma
4. Kebab Gali
If you want to gorge on some sinful meat but without any layers of unwanted grease, this is the place for you. Located in Vasant Kunj, Kebab Gali has risen to fame by consistently delivering some smashing kebabs and curries. Every dish here is the product of culinary genius and love for food.
We GOAT Your Back: Mutton Biryani, Butter Chicken, Dahi Ke Kebab
5. Mughal Mahal
If there is one place you can count on to deliver fantastic flavours to please your palate, it's Mughal Mahal. This modest restaurant has been serving its signature style butter chicken for ages and has been winning hearts since it started.
We GOAT Your Back: Murgh Malai Tikka, Butter Chicken, Paneer Makhani
Next time you are in Delhi, you know where to go for your butter chicken cravings!