Butter Chicken (Murgh Makhani)

by Uzma
Tags: Entree


Source: Michelle


Lemon Juice 8 tsp
Butter 1/2 cup
Coriander/Cilantaro Chopped thin
Heavy Whipping Cream 1 Pint
Chicken Breast 2 (cut into cubes)
Tomatoes 1 small can (Preferrably Hunt brand)
Green Chilli(es) 2 (Whole for medium hot/spicy or chopped into small pieces for extra spicy)
Water 2 cups

Chilli Powder 2 tsp
Sugar 1 tsp. or Honey (1-2 tsp.)
Cumin Powder 2 tsp
Garam Masala - Powder 2 tsp
Salt 2 tsp


1 Heat butter in a deep pot on medium heat
2 As it starts melting, add tomato paste
3 Mix the two above for a couple of minutes & then add heavy whipping cream and water
4 Stir well, then add lemon juice and chicken
5 Add green chillies and spices
6 Mix well and let it cook for another 20-30 minutes or so
7 Check the chicken to make sure its ready
8 Add cilantaro and serve with white rice or naan and/or chappatti