Butter Chicken/Murgh Makhani/Chicken Makhani






Ingredients:
  • Onion: 2 (finely chopped)
  • Tomato: 4 medium size (chopped)
  • Green Chilly: 3-4 (split in half)
  • Red Chilly Powder: 2 tsp
  • Coriander Powder: 1 tsp
  • Dry Fenugreek Leaves/Kasuri Methi: 1 tsp
  • Sugar: 1/2 tsp
  • Garam Masala: 1/2 tsp
  • Cashew Nuts: 12
  • Tomato Sauce: 1/2 tsp
  • Ginger Paste: 1 tsp
  • Garlic Paste: 1 tsp
  • Oil: 3 tbsp
  • Butter: 2 tbsp
  • Cream: 1/2 cup
  • Salt: to taste
 To Marinate:
  • Chicken (Boneless): 1 kg
  • Red Chilly Powder: 1 tbsp
  • Coriander Powder: 2 tsp
  • Ginger Paste: 1 tsp
  • Garlic Paste: 1 tsp
  • Salt: 1 tsp
Method:               

To Marinate:
  • Clean and wash the chicken.
  • Cut chicken into 1 inch by 3 inch pieces. Keep aside.
 Note: Normally boneless chicken is Preferred for this recipe. Chicken with bones can also be used.
  • In a mixing bowl add all the marinate ingredients except chicken. Mix well.
  • Add chicken pieces mix and keep aside to marinate for 10-15 minutes.



  • Heat the oil in a nonstick pan.
  • Add marinated chicken keep stirring in between.
  • Do not cook the chicken completely.
  • When the chicken is cooked to 75%, takeout the chicken pieces to a plate and leave the oil in the pan.


  • Add onion and 1/4 tsp salt to the same pan saute till transparent.
  • Add cashew nuts, ginger paste and garlic paste saute till raw smell goes.
  • Add chilly powder, coriander Powder, green chilly and kasuri methi Stir once.
  • Add tomato, stir and close the lid.
  • Keep stirring in between.
  • Cook till tomato is cooked completely.
  • Turn off the heat and let it cool.
  • Pour it to a blender and blend it to fine paste with little water.

 

  •  Heat butter in the same nonstick pan.
  • Add blended paste, stir for 2 minutes.
  • Add water to required thick gravy consistency.
  • Add garam masala, salt, sugar and tomato sauce.
  • Boil it for few minutes.


  • Add cream mix once and add chicken.
  • Taste and adjust the seasoning.
  • Stir for 30 seconds.
  • Creamy butter chicken is ready to serve with chapatti, naan, paratha and rotis.
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26 comments:

Biny Anoop said...

wow its a treat to all my senses

Sobha Shyam said...

looks super delicious dear, have made paneer makhani, never made using chicken...lovely recipe..

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Looks tempting...creamy and delicious...love with naan

Priti said...

Yum ..that's looks fab ..better than what we get outside

Anonymous said...

wow..... really yummy looks so delicious and mouthwatering.....

Satya said...

very tempting butter chicken ...love the gravy ...yummy
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Laxmi said...

I haven't tried this.. sounds new to me.. will try this..

Sayantani said...

delicious curry MAdhura, very well made.

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Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover) said...

This look so yummy, more rice please..,

Suja said...

Creamy and rich chicken curry..love it

Prathima Rao said...

A yummy treat!!! Looks even better than any restaurant version :)
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Treat and Trick said...

Looks so yummy!

thekitchenaffaire said...

Wow.. loved it.. So yummy :D

divya said...

Slurpp!! Delicious platter..Drooling here.

Swathi said...

butter chicken looks delicious. even tempting for a veggie like me.

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soujanya said...

Butter chicken looks yummy....well made and well explained...
loved ur version..
thanks for sharing..

Jay said...

wow...wat a delicious treat dear..:P
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Farila said...

Yummy.. cannot wait to try it out

Raksha said...

my favorite dish

meghana said...

simply superb

Mehjabeen Arif said...

Love the flavors.. looks so creamy..

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