Chicken Makhani (Indian Butter Chicken)
40 mins (prep 10, cooking 30)
19 ingredients
4 servings
Wow! I just finished making this and it tastes incredible! It tastes better than the chicken makhani at my favorite Indian restaurant! You can make this as mild or spicy as you wish by adjusting the cayenne. Serve with basmati rice and naan bread. I got the recipe from

Categories:  <-60-mins , chicken , poultry , main-dish , taste~mood , meat , spicy , indian , savory , chicken-thigh-&-leg , time-to-make , asian ,
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Serving Size (97.99 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 215.43 Calories from Fat 184.14
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20.46g 125.9%
Saturated Fat 9.13g 182.66%
Trans Fat 0.24g %
Cholesterol 37.78mg 50.38%
Sodium 100.3mg 16.72%
Total Carbohydrate 7.05g 9.4%
Dietary Fiber 0.84 g 13.41%
Sugars 2.7 g %
Protein 2.08g 16.63%
Vitamin A 641.48IU% Vitamin C 1.58mg%
Calcium 72.19mg% Iron 0.39mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
ginger-garlic paste, ground cumin, plain yogurt, tomato puree, pinch salt, boneless skinless chicken thighs