Chicken Makhani Curry Recipe

Succulent, tender chicken pieces in a rich, creamy, buttery, tomato based gravy makes a mouth watering dish a speciality for any occasion. A highly nutrient and energy dense dish served with rotis or parathas traditionally.

Nutritional info

  • 21.5 mcg
    Vitamin A
  • 2.7 gm
  • 10.1 gm
    Total Fat
  • 0.8 mg
  • 1.6 mg
    Vitamin C
  • 132.0 kcal
  • 4.9 gm
  • 0.0 mcg
    Vitamin B12
  • 38.6 mg
75.0 Gm(75.0 gm) Chicken, Breast
2.0 Tbsp(29.0 gm) Nestlé A+ Curd
1.0 Tsp(4.0 gm) Cream
3.0 Chopped Tbsp(38.0 gm) Tomato
1/2 Tsp(3.0 gm) Ginger Garlic Paste
1/8 Tsp(0.18 gm) Garam Masala
1/2 Powder Tsp(1.0 gm) Red Chilly
1/4 Tsp(0.6 gm) Haldi
1/4 Tsp(0.59 gm) Jeera
1/2 Stick(0.13 gm) Cinnamon
1.0 Tsp(4.0 ml) Lemon Juice
1.0 Number(2.0 gm) Black Elaichi
1.0 Number(0.3 gm) Bay Leaf
2.0 Number(0.22 gm) Cloves
6.0 Number(8.0 gm) Cashewnut
1/2 Tsp(0.17 gm) Kasuri Methi
1/4 Tsp(1.0 gm) Salt
1.0 Tsp(3.0 ml) Oil
1.0 Tbsp(12.0 gm) Butter
20.0 Ml(20.0 ml) Water
  • Prepreparation

    Soak 6 cashews in warm water and make fine paste of it.

  • Make puree of 3 tbsp chopped tomatoes and keep aside.

  • For marination

    In a mixing bowl, take 75 gm boneless chicken.

  • Add 2 tbsp Nestlé A+ Curd, 1/2 tsp red chilli powder, 1/4th tsp haldi, 1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste, 1/8th tsp garam masala powder, 1 tsp lemon juice and mix well and keep aside for marination.

  • For butter chicken gravy

    In a kadhai heat 1 tsp oil.

  • Add 1 bay leaf, 2 cloves, 1/4th tsp jeera, 1/2 cinnamon stick, 1 black elaichi and sauté well.

  • Add marinated chicken and mix well.

  • Cover and allow it cook.

  • Once cooked, add 1 tbsp butter and mix well.

  • Then add 2 tbsp tomato puree, 2 tbsp cashew paste and mix well.

  • Add water as required, 1/4th tsp salt and sauté.

  • Crush 1/2 tsp kasuri methi, 1 tsp cream and mix.

  • Serve hot with chapati or naan.