It is a mild creamy gravy with juicy and tender chicken. It is generally served with naan or chapati but tastes good with basmati rice. Butter chicken is also known as Murgh Makhani in Hindi. It is really a delicious Indian butter chicken curry which stands on top list of menu of any Indian restaurant. Makhani gravy is also popular in vegetarian recipes like paneer makhani and mushroom makhani.