Murgh makhani (Butter chicken - TM6)
TM6

Murgh makhani (Butter chicken - TM6)

4.8 (185 ratings)

Ingredients

Chicken

  • 800 g skinless, boneless chicken thighs, each thigh cut into 8 pieces
  • 30 g freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • 150 g natural yoghurt
  • 120 g tandoori paste (see Tips)
  • extra virgin olive oil, to grease

Butter sauce

  • 2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 tsp coriander seeds
  • 2 cm cinnamon quill
  • 1 black cardamom pod
  • 1 tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 45 g ghee (see Tips)
  • 180 g brown onion (approx. 1-2 onions), cut in half
  • 20 g fresh ginger, cut into pieces
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 2 fresh long green chillies, trimmed and cut in half (optional)
  • 400 g canned whole tomatoes
  • 70 g water
  • 70 g cashews, plus extra to garnish
  • 10 sprigs fresh coriander, leaves, stalks and roots, cut into thirds, plus extra leaves to garnish
  • 40 g unsalted butter, cut into pieces
  • 1 tsp garam masala (see Tips)
  • 100 g pouring (whipping) cream

Nutrition
per 1 portion
Calories
2177.5 kJ / 518.5 kcal
Protein
30.9 g
Carbohydrates
15.3 g
Fat
36.3 g
Saturated Fat
16.2 g
Fibre
8.2 g
Sodium
1095.3 mg

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