How to cook BUTTER CHICKEN/ MURGH MAKHANI

Posted on Oct 18 2018 - 2:19pm by kumar
  • Prep Time: 0 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Serves: 3 People

    Ingredients to cook BUTTER CHICKEN/ MURGH MAKHANI :

  • Chicken boneless- 500 gm
  • Onion– 1 big
  • Ginger garlic paste- 2 tsp
  • Tomatoes red big- 3
  • Kashmiri Chilly powder- 2 tbsp.
  • Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
  • Tomato ketchup 2 tsp or more
  • Cashews( soaked)-10
  • Butter – 50 gm
  • Kasoori Methi– 1 tsp
  • Garam masla powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Cloves– 5
  • Fresh Cream– 1/2 cup

    How to cook BUTTER CHICKEN/ MURGH MAKHANI :

  • Boil tomatoes with enough water along with cloves, discard cloves and peel the skin of tomatoes.
  • Grind the tomatoes to smooth paste and keep this sauce aside
  • Melt butter in a non stick pan, add onions until translucent. Add ginger garlic paste. Saute till raw smell disappears.
  • Add Kashmiri chilly powder and turmeric powder.
  • Saute well. Add tomato sauce and cook well on low medium flame.
  • Grind the cashews to smooth paste, add little water to the cashews if required and grind once again
  • Add this cashew paste to the gravy. Now add chicken and close the lid to cook.
  • No need to add water as water will come out from chicken and be careful that the stove is on low medium flame.
  • When the chicken gets cooked add garam masala powder, kasoori methi, tomato ketchup.
  • Mix well. Finally add fresh cream and off the flame. Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with naan, or batura’s.
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