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Chicken Makhani (Butter Chicken)

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“This is a really labour intensive recipe but really worth all the effort you make. great for dinner parties. cooking time doesnt include marinating time.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Make incisions in chicken.
  2. Apply the first 3 ingredients to chicken and leave ½ hour.
  3. apply marinade to chicken.
  4. Leave, covered, in fridge - at least 5 hours. Overnight is best.
  5. Bake on skewers in oven 10 - 12 minutes.
  6. Brush with butter, bake another 2-5 minutes.
  7. makhani Sauce:
  8. Heat butter in pan.
  9. Add whole garam masala. When it crackles, add garlic, ginger and chillies. Cook 2 minutes.
  10. Add puree, chilli powder, garam masala, salt.
  11. Sauté.
  12. add 1 cup water and boil.
  13. Simmer 10 mins, covered, then a few mins uncovered.
  14. Add honey and fenugreek + baked chicken.
  15. Cook 5 minutes Simmer 5 minutes Add cream and serve.
  16. Note: cream is always added just before serving.

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