Indian Recipes: Butter Chicken (Murgh Makhani )

Monday, August 24, 2009

Butter Chicken (Murgh Makhani )

Serves: 4
Cooking time (approx.): 30 minutes
Style: Indian Non Veg Recipes
Category : Indian Recipes, Indian Chicken Recipes
Butter Chicken(Murgh Makhani ) - Ingredients:
natural yogurt 150ml
ground almonds 2 50g
chili powder 1 1/2 tsp
crushed bay leaves 1/4 tsp
ground cloves 1/4 tsp
ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp
garam masala 1 tsp
green cardamom pods 4
ginger pulp 1 tsp
garlic pulp 1 tsp
can tomatoes 14 400g
salt 1 1/4 tsp
chicken, skinned, boned and cubed 2 1kg
butter 3 75g
corn oil 1 tbsp
medium onions, sliced 2
fresh coriander, chopped 2 tbsp
cream 4 tbsp
Butter Chicken (Murgh Makhani ) - Directions:
Place the yogurt, ground almonds, all the dry spices, ginger, garlic, tomatoes and salt in a mixing bowl and blend together thoroughly.
Put the chicken into a large mixing bowl and pour over the yogurt mixture.
Set aside. Melt together the butter and oil in a medium karahi, wok or frying pan. Add the onions and fry for about 3 minutes. Add the chicken mixture and stir-fry for about 7 to 10 minutes.
Stir in about half of the coriander and mix well. Pour over the cream and stir in well. Bring to the boil. Garnish the indian butter chicken with the remaining chopped coriander to serve the chicken curry.

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  1. i tried it, it came out very tasty.
    Awesome recipe. very easy to make.