Makhani Murg

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: BBQ Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • For Makhani Murg:
  • 115 gms - butter or pure ghee
  • 1.5 tsp - garam masala
  • 1 cooked tandoori chicken (680 gms. approx. in weight)
  • 1.5 tsp - red pepper
  • 2 to 3 green chilli, finely cut
  • 4 oz tomatoes (cut into quarters)
  • 1.5 tsp - roasted ground black cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp - finely chopped fresh coriander leaves or parsley
  • 1.5 oz shredded ginger
  • For Sauce:
  • 60 gms - butter or pure ghee
  • 4 thick cream or double cream
  • 455 gms - tomatoes
  • 2 dessert spoonful - lemon juice
  • 1 tsp - red pepper
  • 4 tsp - sugar
  • 1.5 to 2 level tsp - salt

How to Make Makhani Murg

  • For the Murg:
  • Prepare a tandoori chicken and carve it into neat pieces.
  • Heat 3 oz butter and fry lightly a few pieces of the chicken at a time.
  • When the whole of the chicken is done, remove the butter from the fire, and add to it 1.5 teaspoonful red pepper.
  • Stir, mix the tomato sauce as prepared above and cook for about 5 mins.
  • Add the fried chicken pieces, quarters of tomatoes, shredded ginger and green chillies.
  • Simmer for 10 mins or till the flavour of the sauce penetrates.
  • Remove from the heat and put on 1 oz. of melted butter.
  • Sprinkle roasted black cumin seeds, garam masala and finely chopped fresh coriander leaves or parsley.
  • Serve immediately.
  • For the Sauce:
  • Heat the butter or ghee.
  • Remove from the fire; add 1 teaspoonful red pepper, 455 gems roughly cut tomatoes, salt and sugar.
  • Cook uncovered for about 15 mins on quick fire. Pass through a fine sieve.
  • Beat the cream and mix it with the tomato puree.
  • Add lemon juice and cook for another 2 to 3 mins.
  • Remove from the fire and leave it covered till needed.

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