Spicy Chicken Makhani

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Are you getting bored of eating Chicken Qorma, Chicken Karahi and other regular Chicken gravies, if yes, than go for something unique in taste.

Chicken Makhani can be a fun to cook and it will rejuvenate your taste buds by giving a blend of spices and flavour of butter and cream.

Lets start cooking Spicy Chicken Makhani


500 gms Chicken boneless
1/2 cup Oil
4-5 Tomatoes chopped
2 tbsp Ginger Garlic paste
4 tbsp Onion finely chopped
1 tbsp Red chili powder
1 tsp Turmeric powder
1/2 tsp Black pepper powder
2 Cinnamon sticks
4 Cloves
4 Black pepper whole
Salt To taste
3/4 Cup yogurt
3 tbsp Butter
1/2 Cup Fresh cream
4 tbsp coriander chopped
4 Green chilies roughly chopped
1 tbsp Ginger Julian


In a big bowl, mix chicken pieces with salt, red chili powder, turmeric powder, black pepper powder and half quantity of mentioned yogurt.

Leave the marinated chicken for 15-20 minutes.

In a pot, heat oil and saute onion on medium flame.

Add ginger garlic paste, whole cloves, cinnamon, black pepper and fry for 2 minutes.

Add the marinated chicken and cook for another 6 minutes.

Now add tomatoes and green chilies.

Cook till chicken and tomatoes becomes tender.

Add remaining yogurt and cook till water evaporates.

Add butter and stir continuously till oil separates.

Now turn heat on low flame and add cream. Stir continuously till oil separates.

Dish out in a serving bowl and garnish with coriander an ginger.

Serve it with naan or boiled rice.


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