Butter Chicken /Murg Makhni. | How to make Butter Chicken /Murg Makhni.

By Nilanjana Bhattacharjee Mitra  |  22nd Apr 2016  |  
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About Butter Chicken /Murg Makhni. Recipe

Butter chicken/murg makhni is a very popular and famous non vegetarian delicacy from Punjab/north India.

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Butter Chicken /Murg Makhni.

Ingredients to make Butter Chicken /Murg Makhni.

  • chicken - 700 gms
  • curd - 3-4 tbsp
  • ginger Paste - 1 tsp
  • garlic paste - 1-2 tsp
  • mustard oil - 1 tbsp
  • salt to taste
  • Chili powder - 1-2 tsp
  • Garam masala - 2 tsp
  • butter - 3-4 tbsp
  • onion - 2
  • tomato - 3
  • ginger - 1/2 inch
  • garlic - 8-10
  • cinnamon- 1/2 inch stick
  • Green cardamom - 2-3
  • cloves 3-4
  • nutmeg - 1/4 tsp
  • mace - 1/4 tsp
  • cashew nuts -8-10
  • magaz - 1 tbsp
  • Green chili -1
  • Turmeric, Chili, cumin, coriander powder - each 1 tsp
  • Garam masala - 1-2 tsp
  • Kasuri methi - 1 tbsp
  • cream - 3-4 tbsp

How to make Butter Chicken /Murg Makhni.

  1. Marinate chicken with curd, ginger garlic paste, chili powder, garam masala, salt to taste and mustard oil for 1 hour.
  2. Heat pressure cooker add onion, tomato, ginger, garlic, Green chili, cashew nuts, magaz, Cinnamon, cardamom, cloves and close the lid. Wait for 1-2 whistles.
  3. Let it cool. Discard the whole masalas, peel the tomatoes and make a fine paste of all.
  4. Put marinated chicken into the microwave combi method (grill+micro) for 10-12 minutes, then flip over chicken again use combi method for 10-12 minutes.
  5. If you do not have a microwave oven, heat pan with 1/2-1 tbsp oil, pan fry chicken until chicken becomes tender and brown spots appear.
  6. Heat kadai with 2-3 tbsp butter,1tbsp oil. add fine blunch onion - tomato masala paste and keep stirring. Add turmeric, chili, cumin, coriander powder, Salt to taste, sugar (optional) and keep stirring for 3-4 minutes.
  7. Add little water. Cover the kadai and reduce the flame for 5-6 minutes. Now add 1 tbsp butter,grilled chicken, garam masala and mix well.
  8. Now add cream, crushed kasuri methi and give it a nice stir, keep cooking for 2-3 minutes.
  9. Keep gravy as per your desired consistency.
  10. Butter chicken/murg makhni is ready to serve. Enjoy it with butter naan, naan, tandoori roti or fulka.

Reviews for Butter Chicken /Murg Makhni. (1)

Maithili Thangkhiew3 years ago

oh so yummy :D