Amritsar, the holy city of Punjab, is every food lover’s paradise. After the Golden Temple, food is the second biggest attraction here. It is home to some of the most authentic and delectable North-Indian dishes in the country. Its rich, creamy and desi-ghee laden flavour would leave anyone drooling! From classic Amritsari kulchas, sarson da saag to fish tikkas, tandoori chicken and more – it has it all! Adding to the list of delectable Amritsari dishes, here we bring you a scrumptious murgh makhani recipe that is oozing with flavours and will certainly leave you asking for more.
Murgh makhani is one of the most loved chicken curry recipes. In this recipe, tender pieces of chicken are marinated and cooked in a rich, creamy and flavourful tomato gravy. It tastes just like butter chicken but is way simpler to make at home. This chicken curry is perfect to serve at a dinner party. Wondering how to make it? Check out the recipe below:
Amritsari Murgh Makhani Recipe: How To Make Amritsari Murgh Makhani
To begin with the recipe, first, blend tomatoes to a puree. Mix all the ingredients for marination to make a paste. Smear the chicken pieces with the paste and let it marinate for 2 hours. Now, heat butter in a heavy bottom wok and add the marinated chicken to it. Cook till the chicken is tender.
In a saucepan, heat butter and add red chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, ginger, salt and chopped green chillies. Fry for some time. Add tomato puree, orange food colour, fresh cream and cook on medium flame till the puree thickens. Add the puree to the tender chicken along with sugar and cream. Let it simmer for about 25 minutes. Garnish with fresh cream, finely chopped green chillies and coriander leaves. Amritsari murgh makhani is ready!
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