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Buttered Chicken Sliders

  • Author: Rinku Bhattacharya



For the Pulled Butter Chicken

  • 1/2 cup yogurt
  • 1 and half pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs (the bone in ones will offer extra flavor)
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons minced ginger
  • 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup canned tomato sauce
  • 2 teaspoons tandoor masala
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons dred fenugreek leaves (optional, but seriously amps up the flavor)

For the cilantro yogurt sauce

  • Click the link above for the recipe.


  1. Mix together the yogurt, chicken, garlic, ginger, tomatoes, tomato sauce, garam masala and salt and sugar. See note.
  2. Place the mixture in the instant pot, set on five minutes of pressure and allow for a natural release.
  3. Remove the cover, turn on saute mode and add the butter and fenugreek leaves if using.
  4. Pull the chicken into shreds using two forks and remove any bones.
  5. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes until most of the sauce is evaporarated.
  6. Mix the yogurt with the chopped cilantro.
  7. Split the rolls, spread with the chicken mixture. Top with a little yogurt sauce. Sandwich together and serve.


Marinating the chicken earlier helps a lot with both flavor and planning ahead.

  • Category: Appetizer, Main
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