Butter Chicken or Makhan Murg

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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 8
YIELD: 3 lbs
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Chicken: Heat 6 tb olive oil in large heavy skillet over medium heat. Cook chicken until lightly browned. Reduce heat and season with 3 teaspoons Garam Masala. Move chicken to a bowl with a slotted spoon.
  • Sauce: Heat 6 tablespoons olive oil in the skillet over medium heat. Saute challot and onion until soft and translucent. Stir in butter, lemon juice, ginger paste, garlic paste, garam masala, chili powder, cumin and bay leaf. Cook mixture for 1-2 minutes to combine, stirring frequently. Add tomato sauce, half-and-half, and yogurt. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Add cornstarch to water and mix thoroughly and then add to sauce mixture. Simmer for another 10 minutes to thicken.
  • Mix chicken and sauce and cook for another 10 minutes.
  • Serve over your favorite rice.
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