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makhni chicken mKarhai is a famous dish in Pakistan and you will see a lot of variations in this dish Karhai. Makhni karhai or Butter chicken is an easy and creamy dish which you can make with mutton or chicken.


Boneless chicken cubes1/2 kg
Tomatoes chopped4 large
Onion chopped1 medium
Saltto taste
Red chili powder1 tsp
Red chili flakes1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder1/4 tsp
Coriander powder1/2 tsp
Cumin powder1/2 tsp
All spice powder1/2 tsp
Ginger garlic paste fresh1 tsp
Lemon juice1 tbsp
Cream1/2 cup
Butter2 tbsp
Oil1/4 cup
Green chilies 3


  • In a pot add tomatoes and water and cook till soft. Blend them in blender and set aside.
  • In the same pot now add oil and onion, fry till light brown then add ginger garlic paste, lemon juice and all spices. Stir for few minutes and then add tomato paste.
  • Add chicken and on low flame cook it till tender.
  • When it separates oil add cream (half quantity)  , butter and green chilies. Cover with the lid and let it simmer for few minutes.
  • Garnish with cream and green chilies and coriander. You can sprinkle ginger sticks also.
  • Serve with Naans.

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