Amritsari Chicken Makhani

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Amritsari chicken Makhani is an authentic Punjabi dish, chicken is simply made in the unique amritsari gravy and flavored with fresh cream and pure ghee.


Amritsari Chicken Makhani

Amritsari chicken Makhani is an authentic Punjabi dish, chicken is simply made in the unique amritsari gravy and flavored with fresh cream and pure ghee.
 
Prep Time: 30 min
Cook Time: 45 min
Total Time: 1 hr 45 min
Recipe type: Non-vegetarian
Nutritional information: Serves 2-4
 

Ingredients

 
For the marination:
 
1/2 kg chicken pieces (boneless) 
2 tsp ginger paste
2 tsp garlic paste 
3 tsp curd 
1 tbsp lemon juice 
2 tsp vinegar
 1 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp cumin powder
1/2 onion, chopped
1-1/2 tsp red chili powder 
Salt to taste 
 
For the gravy:

6 tomatoes
1 1/2 Tbsp butter
1 tsp red chili powder 
1 tsp ginger – finely chopped
1 green chili – finely chopped
1/4 tsp orange color or haldi powder
2 1/2 Tbsp fresh cream
1 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp cumin powder
1 tsp sugar 
Salt to taste

For garnishing:

2 green chilies – chopped
1 Tbsp butter
2 Tbsp fresh cream
Fresh coriander leaves
 
 

Instructions

Blend 6 tomatoes to a puree. Mix all the ingredients for marination to make a paste. Smear the chicken pieces with the paste and let it marinate for 2 hours. 

 

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Heat 1-1/2  tbsp of butter in a heavy bottom wok and add the marinated chicken to it. Cook till the chicken is tender. 

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In a saucepan, heat 1 -1/2 tbsp butter and add red chili powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, ginger, salt and 1 chopped green chili. 

Fry for some time. Add tomato puree, orange color, fresh cream and cook on medium flame till the puree thickens. 

Add the puree to the tender chicken along with 1 tsp sugar and 1/2 tsp cream. Let it simmer for 25 minutes. 


Garnish with fresh cream, finely chopped green chilies and coriander leaves. 

 
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Serve amritsari chicken makhani with 1 Tbsp butter.

Amritsari Chicken Makhani

 

Amritsari Chicken Makhani
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Amritsari Chicken Makhani

Amritsari chicken Makhani is an authentic Punjabi dish, chicken is simply made in the unique amritsari gravy and flavored with fresh cream and pure ghee.


Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4

Ingredients

For the marination: 
1/2 kg chicken pieces (boneless) ;2 tsp ginger paste;2 tsp garlic paste; 3 tsp curd ;1 tbsp lemon juice ;2 tsp vinegar ;1 tsp coriander powder;1 tsp cumin powder;1/2 onion, chopped;1-1/2 tsp red chili powder ;Salt to taste 
 For the gravy:

6 tomatoes
1 1/2 Tbsp butter
1 tsp red chili powder 
1 tsp ginger – finely chopped
1 green chili – finely chopped
1/4 tsp orange color or haldi powder
2 1/2 Tbsp fresh cream
1 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp cumin powder
1 tsp sugar 
Salt to taste

For garnishing:

2 green chilies – chopped
1 Tbsp butter
2 Tbsp fresh cream
Fresh coriander leaves  

    Instructions

    Blend 6 tomatoes to a puree. Mix all the ingredients for marination to make a paste. Smear the chicken pieces with the paste and let it marinate for 2 hours. 

    Heat 1 1/2  tbsp of butter in a heavy bottom wok and add the marinated chicken to it. Cook till the chicken is tender.  In a saucepan, heat 1 1/2 tbsp butter and add red chili powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, ginger, salt and 1 chopped green chilli. 

    Fry for some time. Add tomato puree, orange color, fresh cream and cook on medium flame till the puree thickens.  Add the puree to the tender chicken along with 1 tsp sugar and 1/2 tsp cream. Let it simmer for 25 minutes. 
    Garnish with fresh cream, finely chopped green chillies and coriander leaves. 

    Serve with 1 Tbsp butter.

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