How to make Butter Chicken at home | Easy Authentic Butter Chicken Recipe

Butter Chicken is my kids favourite Indian recipe. Here is a restaurant style butter chicken you can easily make at home. This authentic Murg Makhani is delicious, easy to make and great for special weekend lunch. Murg means Chicken and Makhani means buttery/creamy so this decadent dish is a great way to impress your sweetheart this Valentines Day. Now if you are a butter chicken aficionado then here are few of our other tasty recipes that you must try.

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How to Make Butter Chicken | Authentic Butter Chicken Recipe

INGREDIENTS:

CHICKEN MARINADE:

1 lb. boneless chicken breast, cut into 1 ½ inch cubes
2 tablespoons tandoori masala
1 teaspoon EACH: ginger paste and garlic paste
½ cup yogurt
1 tablespoon oil

BUTTER CHICKEN SAUCE:

2 tablespoons ghee (clarified butter)
1 large onion, thinly sliced
1 ½ teaspoon EACH: ginger paste and garlic paste
1 (14.5 ounce) can crushed tomatoes
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 1/2 tablespoon coriander powder
1 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
1/2 teaspoon garam masala
¼ teaspoon dried fenugreek leaves

– Marinade the chicken for 20 mins atleast. Longer the better.
– When ready to cook, first prepare the sauce by adding all ingredients as shown in the video. Then blend them to get silky smooth consistency. Cook chicken and combine the two. Finish off with dried fenugreek leaves and enjoy over rice.

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