Makhani Chatpata Chicken

By Salma Godil  |  20th Jan 2016  |  
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About Makhani Chatpata Chicken Recipe

This mughlai dish is sure to amaze your guest with its flavour and aroma. The chatpata taste will make you eat more of this dish. It goes best with a naan or even any flavoured rice.

The delicious and mouthwatering Makhani Chatpata Chicken is a famous dish of North Indian and is very much popular in the whole worldwide. This dish is often reserved for any special occasion like parties or festivals. Makhani Chatpata Chicken is the best option for you when you want to eat or cook something really perfect. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every age group. The flavorful and saporous ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Makhani Chatpata Chicken. Salma Godil shared this Makhani Chatpata Chicken recipe which is perfect to serve for 2 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious Makhani Chatpata Chicken. It is not a typical restaurant style recipe but a simple homely comforting recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. It is an easy and simple recipe that is perfect to make in a jiffy for a weekend lunch or dinner. Try this delicious Makhani Chatpata Chicken recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.

Makhani Chatpata Chicken

Ingredients to make Makhani Chatpata Chicken

  • chicken - 200 gms (boneless, cut into tikka sized cubes)
  • oil - 1 tsp
  • butter - 2 tbsp
  • ginger garlic paste - 1½ tsp
  • cloves - 2-3
  • cinnamon sticks - 2
  • Green chilli paste - 2 tsp
  • coriander paste - 1 cup
  • coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Roasted cumin powder - ½ tsp
  • pepper powder - ½ tsp
  • elaichi powder - 1 tsp
  • curd - ½ cup
  • kaju paste - 2 tbsp
  • cream - 2 tbsp
  • Chat masala - 2 tsp
  • mint leaves - few
  • Garam masala powder - ¼ tsp
  • salt - very little (if required)
  • water - ½ cup

How to make Makhani Chatpata Chicken

  1. Heat oil & butter, add cloves, cinnamon sticks, when they splutter add ginger- garlic paste and saute for a minute until the raw smell goes.
  2. Then add coriander paste, green chilli paste, curds, kaju paste, cumin powder, pepper powder, elaichi powder, chat masala and salt (if required). Cook until oil leaves the sides.
  3. Now add chicken pieces and water and cook till chicken is tender.
  4. Lastly add butter, garam masala powder, mint leaves and fresh cream. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Serve hot with butter parathas or zeera rice.

My Tip:

You can simply replace chicken with paneer to make a vegetarian version of this recipe.

Reviews for Makhani Chatpata Chicken (2)

Rekha Ghadawala2 years ago


Tahera Khatri4 years ago

Turned out really gud