Chicken Makhani Recipe

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Heat ghee or oil.

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Add tomato paste, ginger paste and garlic paste.

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Add chicken pieces.

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Add salt and red pepper, cover and cook for 10 minutes.

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Add yogurt and fresh cream.

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Add almond paste and coconut powder.

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Add all spice powder.

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Steam cook for 10 minutes (pan covered).

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Delicious chicken makhani recipe is ready.
Serve hot with naan, paratha or chapati.

How to Make Chicken Makhani Recipe (in English)


  • Boneless Chicken: 1/2 kg (cut in cubes)
  • Salt: 1 tsp
  • Red Chilli Powder: 1 tsp
  • Ginger/Garlic Paste: 1 tsp each
  • Fresh Cream: 1/2 cup
  • Almond Paste: 2 tbsp
  • Coconut Powder: 2 tbsp
  • All Spice Powder: 1 tbsp
  • Tomato Paste: 1 tomato
  • Butter or Oil: 2 tbsp
  • Oil: 2 tbsp
  • Curd: 2 tbsp


  1. Heat butter or oil.
  2. Add tomato paste and ginger garlic paste.
  3. Add chicken cubes.
  4. Add seasoning items i.e. salt and red chilli powder.
  5. Cover pan and cook for 10 minutes.
  6. Open lid, add curd, fresh cream, almond paste, coconut powder and all spices.
  7. Steam cook (dam) for 10 minutes.
  8. Delicious chicken makhani is ready to serve.
  9. Enjoy with hot naan.

Today we are going to learn an easy chicken makhani handi recipe by famous Pakistani chef Naushaba Ahmed. is sharing step by step procedure for making makhani chicken at home. I am personally sharing my experience, it was awesome and still I am looking around to have it for eating.

Since makhani chicken has grown popular in Pakistan, many restaurants started offering it with different taste and appearance. Some offer spicy, some offer creamy chicken makhani. The one we are going to offer is a creamy makhani recipe which uses coconut and almond paste to make the taste as better as possible.

By Chef Naushaba Ahmed  |   In Step By Step Recipes  |   3 Comments   |   30151 Views   |   12 Feb 2020
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Chicken Makhani Recipe is one of the great recipe ever and this ultimate recipe has the best taste it is very soft and yummy which is we love to eat I love this taste and lovely we always enjoy it for great taste.

  • Zulaikha, Karachi
  • Nov 09, 2018

Chicken makhani recipe is one of the best most favorite recipes of mine. I love butter so this is even better because it infuses the taste of chicken gravy and butter.

  • najia, islamabad
  • Sep 04, 2018

chicken makhani is very delicious and I have made it couple of times with different recipes. Now I would make it again with your step by step recipe and hope it will also be a great food.

  • Naheed, Islamabad
  • Oct 11, 2017

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