Chicken Makhani Recipe

Chicken Makhani Recipe

Chicken Makhani is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Chicken Makhni by following this easy recipe.
Chicken Makhani Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 9.8 / 10 (8 votes)
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Ingredients:
  • 450 gms Boneless Chicken Thighs
  • 1 tbsp Peanut oil
  • 1/4 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 pinch Black Pepper
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 2 tsp Lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp Ginger-Garlic paste
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1/4 cup plain Yogurt
  • 1 cup Cream
  • 1 cup Tomato Puree
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 1 Shallot (finely chopped)
  • 1/4 White Onion (chopped)
  • 1 tbsp Cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup Water
How to make Chicken Makhani:
  • Heat 1-tablespoon oil in a large saucepan over medium high heat.
  • Saute shallot and onion until it becomes soft and translucent.
  • Add butter, lemon juice, ginger-garlic paste, 1-teaspoon garam masala, chili powder, cumin and bay leaf into the saucepan. Cook it for 1 minute.
  • Then add tomato sauce, and cook for 2 minutes, stir it frequently. Stir in cream and yogurt.
  • Reduce heat to low.Now again heat it for 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Season it with salt pepper. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Heat 1-tablespoon oil in a large heavy skillet over medium heat.
  • Cook the chicken until it turns lightly browned, about 10 minutes.
  • Reduce heat, and season with 1-teaspoon garam masala and cayenne.
  • Stir in a few spoonfuls of sauce, and simmer until liquid has reduced, and chicken is no longer pink.
  • Stir cooked chicken into sauce.
  • Mix together cornstarch and water, and then stir into the sauce.
  • Cook for 5 to 10 minutes, or until thickened.


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