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Butter Chicken (Murgh Makhani) Recipe

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Tender chicken pieces in buttery and spicy gravy.

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Servings: 4 person
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Ingredients

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  • 400g chicken - cut into bite sizes
  • 2 tbsp salted butter
  • 2 (about 80g) onions - sliced thinly
  • 7 dried red chillies - cut into 2 or 3 pieces
  • 3 sprigs curry leaves
  • 1/2 (about 100g) red capsicum - diced
  • Salt for taste
  • For the Curry Paste
  • 1 tbsp ginger paste
  • 1/2 tbsp garlic paste
  • 1/2 tbsp meat curry powder
  • 1/2 tbsp chilly powder
  • 1/2 tbsp almond powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 2 tbsp yogurt
  • salt to taste

Directions

  1. Into chicken, add all the ingredients for the curry paste.
  2. Mix together.
  3. When butter is heated, soften onions and add dried red chillies.
  4. Fry for 2-3 mins.
  5. Put in chicken.
  6. Stir to combine the ingredients.
  7. Add 1 cup of water.
  8. Let it cook till gravy thickens (depending on how thick you prefer)
  9. and the chicken is done.
  10. Taste for salt, if needed add in.
  11. Lastly, drop in curry leaves.
  12. Give a good stir and remove from heat.
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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 90g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 226  
Calories from Fat 154 68%
Total Fat 17.29g 22%
Saturated Fat 6.91g 28%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 67mg 22%
Sodium 95mg 4%
Potassium 256mg 7%
Total Carbs 4.55g 1%
Dietary Fiber 2.1g 7%
Sugars 0.6g 0%
Protein 13.89g 22%

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Comments

  • Navaneetham Krishnan
    June 23, 2014
    Agreed Shalina, there's many variances but the taste; simply fabulous with spiciness and creaminess.
    • ShaleeDP
      June 23, 2014
      I like this. ive made my own version too.

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