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Murgh Makhani (Butter Chicken)

Murgh Makhani (Butter Chicken)

Murgh Makhani or Butter Chicken is a North Indian dish and is  famous in India and across the globe. The ingredients, measurements and methods are mentioned below the video.

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  • Butter (100 gms)
  • Ginger paste (25 gms)
  • Garlic paste (225 gms)
  • Tomatoes (500 gms)
  • Salt as per taste
  • Ginger (1 tbsp, chopped)
  • Green chillies (4, split and cut)
  • Paprika powder (1 tsp)
  • Cream (75 ml)
  • Tandoori Chicken (of 1/2 chicken)
  • Coriander leaves (10 gms, for garnish)
  1. Melt half the butter in a heavy bottom pan.
  2. Add ginger & garlic paste and saute till they are cooked.
  3. Add tomatoes, salt and water (2 cups), cover  & simmer until mashed for about 30 minutes.
  4. Blend this mixture in a blender or strain it to get a smooth tomato gravy and keep it aside.
  5. Heat a pan, add the remaining butter, chopped ginger, green chilies and saute it over medium heat for 1 minute.
  6. Add paprika powder, tomato gravy and bring it to boil.
  7. Add Tandoori Chicken and simmer for 7-8 mintues.
  8. Add cream and mix well.
  9. Garnish with coriander leaves.
Butter Chicken / Murgh Makhani is ready to served with Indian breads.