Chicken Makhani Curry

5

120 min

Chicken Makhani Curry

Chicken Makhani Curry Photo 1

Time

120 min

Serving

5 persons

Calories

0

Rating

5.00 rating-star (1)

Author: Monica Feluchi

Chicken makhani curry is another Indian dish, which is very delicious and aromatic. The dish is easy to cook, although, the cooking time is quite long. The processes, however, are quite simple, while the result will be worth the time you spend when cooking this curry.

Ingredients

  • chicken breasts : 4 piece (large and skinned)
  • chili pepper : 2 piece (red and large)
  • garlic : 4 clove (finely chopped)
  • double cream : 150 ml
  • lemon : 1 piece (fresh)
  • Garam Masala : 1 tsp
  • cumin powder : 2 tsp
  • coriander leaves : 2 Tbsp
  • butter : 50 g
  • salt : 1 tsp (or to your taste)
  • tomatoes : 1.5 kg (fresh and ripe)

Metric Conversion

Stages of cooking

  1. Start cooking curry with coring and de-seeding the chillies. Chop them fine.

    Chicken Makhani Curry Photo 2
  2. Take a small bowl and mix the chillies, chopped garlic, cumin and garam masala in it.

    Chicken Makhani Curry Photo 3
  3. Mash the ingredients and add lemon juice, coriander leaves, yogurt. You can use a blender as well. This will be the marinade for the chicken.

    Chicken Makhani Curry Photo 4
  4. Take a ceramic bowl and chop the chicken into pieces around 3 cm each.

    Chicken Makhani Curry Photo 5
  5. Now, mix the chicken with the marinade, cover the bowl and keep it in the fridge for about 3 hours. 

    Chicken Makhani Curry Photo 6
  6. Meanwhile, cut the tomatoes into quarters and put them onto the pan. Warm the tomatoes on medium fire for about 15-20 minutes.

    Chicken Makhani Curry Photo 7
  7. Strain the tomatoes into another clean pan and throw away the pulp and skins.  As a result, you should get dense tomato sauce.

    Chicken Makhani Curry Photo 8
  8. Boil the sauce on low heat for about 50 minutes until it gets very dense.

    Chicken Makhani Curry Photo 9
  9. Add butter and salt. Stir the ingredients and keep cooking for about 20 minutes more.

    Chicken Makhani Curry Photo 10
  10. Now, add double cream and heat it well. Set the sauce aside.

    Chicken Makhani Curry Photo 11
  11. Your chicken should be well marinated by now.  Heat a pan, add vegetable oil into it and put chicken there.

    Chicken Makhani Curry Photo 12
  12. Cook for about 15 minutes on medium heat.

    Chicken Makhani Curry Photo 13
  13. Add tomato sauce and keep cooking for about 5 minutes, stirring the dish.

    Chicken Makhani Curry Photo 14
  14. That’s it! Your chicken makhani curry is now ready! Serve it warm with basmati rice or any other side dish you like. Enjoy!

    Chicken Makhani Curry Photo 15

How did you like this article?

You may also like