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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.”
READY IN:
1hr
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  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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