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  • Serves: 4 Servings

Murgh Makhani (Butter Chicken)

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Category: Poultry, Main Dish, Indian

 Ingredients List

  • 150 ml Plain yoghurt
  • 50 g Ground almonds
  • 1 1/2 ts Chilli powder
  • 1/4 ts Crushed bay leaves
  • 1/4 ts Ground cloves
  • 1/4 ts Ground cinnamon
  • 1 ts Garam masala
  • 4 Green cardamom pod
  • 1 ts Ginger pulp
  • 1 ts Garlic pulp
  • 400 g Canned tomatoes
  • 1 1/4 ts Tsp salt
  • 1 kg Chicken, skinned, boned and
  • Cubed
  • 6 tb Butter
  • 1 tb Corn oil
  • 2 md Onions-sliced
  • 2 tb Chopped fresh coriander
  • 4 tb Light cream
  • Coriander sprigs


Put the yoghurt, ground almonds, all the dry spices, ginger, garlic,
tomatoes and salt into a mixing bowl and blend together thoroughly.

Put the chicken into a large mixing bowl and pour over the yoghurt mixture.
Set aside.

Melt together the butter and oil in a medium karahi (wok) or deep
round-bottomed frying pan (skillet). Add the onions and fry for about 3

Add the chicken mixture and stir-fry for 7-10 minutes.

Stir in about half the coriander and mix well.

Pour over the cream and stir in well. Bring to the boil. Seve garnished
with the remaining chopped coriander and coriander springs.

Compiled by I. Chaudhary-Gold Coast-Australia

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