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Amritsari Murgh Makhani

Amritshari Murg Makhani  is a delicacy form state of Panjab which is really famous for its colorful culture, big hearted people and delicious lip smacking food. 

For the marination:

  1. Chicken pieces: 1 pound
  2. Ginger Garlic paste: 2 tbsp
  3. Curd: 4 ytbsp
  4. Lemon juice: 1 tbsp
  5. Coriander powder: 1tsp 
  6. Cumin powder: 1 tsp
  7. Onion: 1 medium chopped
  8. Red chilli powder: 2 tbsp
  9. Salt to taste

For the gravy:

  1. Tomato Puree: 1 cup
  2. Butter: 2 tbsp
  3. Red chilli powder: 1 tsp 
  4. Ginger :1 tsp finely chopped
  5. Green chilli: 2 finely chopped
  6. Orange color: 1/4 tsp
  7. Fresh cream: 2 1/2 Tbsp
  8. Coriander powder: 1 tsp
  9. Cumin powder: 1tsp
  10. Sugar: 1tsp
  11. Salt to taste

Mix all the ingredients for marination to make a paste.
Marinate the chicken pieces with the paste and let it marinate for 2 hours.
Heat butter in a heavy bottom wok and add the marinated chicken to it. Cook till the chicken is tender.
In the meanwhile in a saucepan, heat butter and add red chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, ginger, salt and 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 sauce to the tender chicken along with sugar and cream.
Let it simmer for about 25 minutes or till the chicken is cooked through and you achieve a thick gravy.

Garnish with fresh cream, finely chopped green chillies and coriander leaves, serve with butter, naan and relish.
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