Chicken makhani in Tomato based gravy

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Total Time:
3 hours 30 mins
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Chicken makhani in Tomato based gravy

  • For marinade 1:
  • Place chicken in a glass bowl with lemon juice, chilli powder and salt.
  • Toss to coat; cover dish and refrigerate to marinate for 1 hour.
  • For marinade 2:
  • Drain yogurt in a cloth for 15 to 20 mins.
  • Place in a medium bowl; mix in salt, butter, ginger garlic paste, garam masala, chilli powder, lemon juice and oil.
  • Pour yogurt mixture over chicken, cover again and refrigerate to marinate for another 3 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 200 degrees C.
  • Place chicken on skewers.
  • Place skewers in a baking dish and bake for 20 mins, or until almost cooked through.
  • For sauce:
  • Melt butter in a pan over medium heat.
  • Stir in garam masala.
  • When masala begins to splutter, mix in ginger paste, chopped garlic and green capsicum.
  • Saute until tender, then stir in tomato puree, chilli powder, salt and water.
  • Boil, then reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring in the fenugreek.
  • Place chicken in sauce mixture.
  • Continue cooking for another 5 minutes, or until chicken has absorbed the masala.
  • Stir in fresh cream before serving.