Tuesday, 24 April 2012

Murgh Malai Makhani Recipe (Butter Chicken with Cream)



Ingredients: 

    * 600 gm chicken

    * A pinch of Garam Masala (Blend of ground spices, easily available in supermarkets)

    * 1 cup cream

    * 60 gm butter

    * A pinch of Kasoori Methi (dried fenugreek leaves)

Makhni (Buttery Sauce):

    * 200 gm tomato puree

    * 100 gm tomatoes

    * 2-3 onions

    * 1 inch piece ginger

    * 2-4 green chillies

    * salt and pepper- to taste

    * 2 tsp garam masala

    * 3 tbsp oil

    * Fresh coriander

    * Pinch of red chilli powder 


    * Pinch of turmeric


    * 2 Tbsp: Ginger + Garlic paste


Method:

     Heat oil in a kadhai (non - stick pan) and make the makhni sauce.

     Add the onions, ginger, green chillies, ginger + garlic paste and the garam masala and saute for a minute.



     Add the tomatoes, the tomato puree and cook for 15 minutes.


     Add the chicken pieces and butter and cook for 2 minute.


     Add the cream, season and garnish with kasoori methi, some slices of tomato & chillies and a pinch of garam masala.






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