Makhani Chicken (Indian Butter Chicken)

  • Ready in 5h 15m

  • Serves 6

  • 471 calories

  • 17.73g carbs

Makhani Chicken (Indian Butter Chicken) might be just the main course you are searching for. This gluten free recipe serves 6 and costs $3.08 per serving. One serving contains 481 calories, 33g of protein, and 31g of fat. If you have salt, salt, fenugreek leaves, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. To use up the lemon juice you could follow this main course with the Lemon Shortbread Cookies with Lemon Icing {A Tribute to Aunt Roxanne} as a dessert. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 5 hours and 15 minutes. 58 people have tried and liked this recipe.

21 ingredients

  1. 1 tbsp butter
  2. 2 tbsps butter
  3. 1 tbsp chili powder
  4. 1/2 tsps dried fenugreek leaves
  5. 1/2 tbsps garam masala
  6. 1 tbsp garam masala
  7. 1 tbsp garlic
  8. 2 tbsps garlic paste
  9. 1 tbsp ginger paste
  10. 2 tbsps ginger paste
  11. 1 tbsp green chile pepper
  12. 1 cup heavy cream
  13. 1 tbsp honey
  14. 1 tbsp lemon juice
  15. 2 tbsps lemon juice
  16. 2 tbsps olive oil
  17. 6 servings salt
  18. 2 lb skinless boneless chicken breast halves
  19. 2 cups tomato puree
  20. 1 cup water
  21. 1 cup yogurt

Instructions

  1. Place chicken in a nonporous glass dish or bowl with lemon juice, 1 tablespoon chili powder and salt. Toss to coat; cover dish and refrigerate to marinate for 1 hour.
  2. Drain yogurt in a cloth for 15 to 20 minutes.
  3. Place in a medium bowl; mix in salt, garlic paste, garam masala, butter, chili powder, ginger paste, lemon juice and oil.
  4. Pour yogurt mixture over chicken, replace cover and refrigerate to marinate for another 3 to 4 hours.
  5. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  6. Place chicken on skewers.
  7. Place skewers in a 9x13 inch baking dish and bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes, or until almost cooked through.
  8. To Make Sauce: Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in garam masala. When masala begins to crackle, mix in ginger paste, chopped garlic and green chile peppers.
  9. Saute until tender, then stir in tomato puree, chili powder, salt and water. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring in honey and fenugreek.
  10. Place chicken in sauce mixture. Continue cooking for another 5 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink inside. Stir in fresh cream.
Makhani Chicken (Indian Butter Chicken)

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