Sunday, March 14, 2010

Butter Chicken / Chicken Makhani / Murg Makhani

Preparation Method:

Heat a pan and add the following ingredients on medium - high flame:

Bay Leaf - 1
Butter - 1 stick
Onion - 1 large; finely diced
Lemon Juice - 2 tsp
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tbsp
Garam Masala- 1 tsp
Black Pepper- 1 tsp
Red Chilli Powder- 1 tsp
Cumin powder- 1 tsp
Butter Chicken Masala- 1 tbsp

Now add the chicken and let it simmer :

Chicken- 1.5 pound; boneless,skinless, cut into bite-size cubes

Once chicken is cooked add the following and simmer for a few minutes after each ingredient .Cook until the oil starts to separate from the mixture.

Yoghurt/Curd- 1/4 cup
Cream- 1/2 cup
Tomato Puree- 1 cup
Cashew Paste- 1/4 cup
Orange food color- optional

Be sure to add water to adjust consistency.

Now add salt to taste and garnish with chopped cilantro.

Serve hot with Butter Naan or Kerala Porotta.


  1. Priyaa.... adipoli ketoo... looks so colorful and yet delicious and creamy :)...hmmmmmmmm..yummy yumm :)

  2. I like chicken and it looks great

  3. ayooo, eniku vishakunne....
    da...Adipoli..enikum vayi kappal oodunne :D

  4. yummy yummy yummy ..tempting me..:)

  5. Hi, chicken looks so yummy and nice pic too...

  6. Thanks for all the lovely comments :)

  7. chicken makhni and the pori both looks so delicious Priya..and thanks for coming at my place ..hope to see more :)..
    hugs and smiles

  8. wow..thats realli great feast ..butter chicken and pori....u have grt space..glad to follow u!


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