Amritsari Murgh Makhani

Amritsari Murgh Makhani

Succulent boneless pieces of chicken marinated and cooked in a rich gravy with cream, tomato and spices.
Ingredients
For the marination:
=> 500 gm chicken pieces (boneless)
=> 2 tsp ginger paste
=> 2 tsp garlic paste
=> 3 tsp sour curd
=> 1 Tbsp lemon juice
=> 2 tsp vinegar
=> 1 tsp coriander powder
=> 1 tsp cumin powder
=> 1/2 onion, chopped
=> 1 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
=> Salt to taste
For the gravy:
=> 6 tomatoes
=> 1 1/2 Tbsp butter
=> 1 tsp red chilli powder
=> 1 tsp ginger – finely chopped
=> 1 green chilli – finely chopped
=> 1/4 tsp orange color
=> 2 1/2 Tbsp fresh cream
=> 1 tsp coriander powder
=> 1 tsp cumin powder
=> 1 tsp sugar
=> Salt to taste
For garnishing:
=> 2 green chilies – chopped
=> 1 Tbsp butter
=> 2 Tbsp fresh cream
=> Fresh coriander leaves

Method:

=> Blend 6 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.

=> Heat 1 1/2 tbsp of butter in a heavy bottom wok and add the marinated chicken to it. Cook till the chicken is tender.

=> In a saucepan, heat 1 1/2 tbsp butter and add red chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, ginger, salt and 1 chopped green chilli.

=> Fry for some time. Add tomato puree, orange color, fresh cream and cook on medium flame till the puree thickens.

=> Add the puree to the tender chicken along with 1 tsp sugar and 1/2 tsp cream. Let it simmer for 25 minutes.

=> Garnish with fresh cream, finely chopped green chillies and coriander leaves.

=> Serve with 1 Tbsp butter.

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