Chicken Makhan Malai

By sweta biswal  |  29th Feb 2016  |  
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About Chicken Makhan Malai Recipe

Tandoori Chicken pieces simmered in a rich and creamy gravy.

Chicken Makhan Malai, a mouth-watering delicacy which no one can resist. Most people try this amazing dish at restaurants, but with this recipe you can easily make it at home with the same taste. This super quick and easy recipe is written by sweta biswal. Chicken Makhan Malai is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. Chicken Makhan Malai is a very simple and easy recipe to prepare. The time required to make this recipe is not very much, but the delicious taste it renders is just remarkable. This recipe of Chicken Makhan Malai by sweta biswal is perfect to serve 4 people. Even beginners can also try this recipe. The recipe is explained step by step with pictures that it becomes very easy to understand each and every step, which actually turns out to be very useful. So, the next time you have a get together, night party, kitty party or any other occasion don't forget to try out the absolutely amazing Chicken Makhan Malai.

Chicken Makhan Malai

Ingredients to make Chicken Makhan Malai

  • 500 gm medium sized chicken pieces
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste for marination
  • 1/5 tsp turmeric for marination
  • 1 tbsp curd for marination
  • 1/2 tsp tandoori masala for marination
  • salt to taste
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 large tomato
  • 7-8 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp GG paste
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1/2 inch cinnamon
  • 1 green cardamom
  • 1 tsp Kasuri methi
  • 1 tsp kashmiri mirch powder
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala
  • 1/3 tsp cumin powder
  • 2-3 tsp butter
  • 2 tbsp cream
  • 4-5 tsp oil
  • 1 green capsicum ( cut into medium bits )
  • chopped cilantro

How to make Chicken Makhan Malai

  1. Marinate the chicken pieces with salt, turmeric, ginger-garlic paste and curd for 2-3 hours. Add the tandoori masala and rub it all over the chicken pieces along with a little oil.
  2. Skewer the chicken pieces and put inside a pre-heated oven. Bake for 20 mins at 200 degrees. Keep turning at intervals. Remove from oven and keep aside.
  3. Heat 3 tsp oil in a wok. Add the chopped onion, tomato, garlic cloves, coriander seeds, cloves, cinnamon and cardamon. Stir fry till onions turn translucent. Add the kasuri methi and a little salt at this stage
  4. Remove the fried onion and other ingredients from wok and transfer to a mixer jar. Grind into a smooth paste and keep aside.
  5. Heat 1 oil in a wok. Add the turmeric powder followed by onion-tomato paste and stir fry for 2 mins. Add ginger garlic paste and fry the masala for 5-6 minutes.
  6. Add the roasted chicken pieces along with Kashmiri lal mirch powder and cumin powder to the same wok. Mix well and stir fry for 3-4 mins.
  7. Add 2 1/2 cups water of boiled water along with salt to the wok and bring the contents to a slow boil. Cover with lid and allow to simmer for 10-15 mins. Add the garam masala, cream and butter along with the capsicum pieces.
  8. Mix well. Cover with lid and cook for 4-5 mins on a low flame. Remove from fire and garnish with coriander leaves.
  9. Serve hot with Basmati rice/tandoori rotis/rumali rotis.

Reviews for Chicken Makhan Malai (1)

Shambhavi Gupta4 years ago

Sounds and looks so yummy

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