Indian Butter Chicken (Murgh Makhani)

Total Time
3hrs 10mins
10 mins
3 hrs

Murgh Makhani (otherwise known as "Butter Chicken" ) is one of my favorite Indian dishes. It is also a great dish to make for people who are new to Indian food-- everybody seems to like this one! I like to make it in the slow cooker; this allows the chicken to become melt-in-your-mouth tender and super flavorful. Serve it with steamed basmati rice and naan bread for dipping!

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  1. Melt the butter and oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the chicken, onion and garlic and stir fry it until the chicken is cooked and the onions are translucent. Pour contents into the slow cooker.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and mix gently.
  3. Cook on high for 3-4 hours. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Serve over steamed basmati rice and with Naan bread for dipping.