Amritsari Chicken Masala is an authentic Punjabi dish, chicken is simply made in the unique amritsari gravy and flavored with fresh cream, butter and fresh tomatoes. Also known as chicken makhani or murgh, this dish is a very famous recipe in the Indian restaurants. The unique colour of the gravy comes from the tomato puree. The delicious dish can be made easily at home as it does not require too many ingredients or Indian spices.


Ingredients Of Amritsari Chicken Masala

  • For Marination:
  • 500 Gram Chicken
  • 2 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 3 tsp Curd
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Vinegar
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Onion, chopped
  • For Gravy:
  • 2 tsp Butter
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin Powder, chopped
  • 1 tsp Ginger
  • 1/2 Cup Water
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 Green Chilli
  • 6 Tomatoes
  • 1/2 tsp Sugar
  • 3 tsp Butter
  • 3 tsp Cream


How to Make Amritsari Chicken Masala

For marination:
1.Take chicken in big bowl.Amritsari Chicken Masala
2.Add ginger-garlic paste, curd, lemon juice, vinegar, coriander powder, cumin powder, red chilli powder, salt and chopped onion to the chicken.Amritsari Chicken Masala
3.Mix all the ingredients thoroughly.Amritsari Chicken Masala
4.Keep aside for marination for 2 hours.

For gravy:
1.Take butter in a hot pan, add red chilli powder to it.Amritsari Chicken Masala
2.Saute them in a pan.Amritsari Chicken Masala
3.Add coriander powder, cumin powder and chopped ginger to it.Amritsari Chicken Masala
4.Saute them well.Amritsari Chicken Masala
5.Add water to the pan and mix well.Amritsari Chicken Masala
6.Add salt, green chilli, tomato and sugar. Mix well.Amritsari Chicken Masala
7.Take butter in another hot pan and spread it all along the sides of the pan.Amritsari Chicken Masala
8.Add the marinated chicken into the pan.Amritsari Chicken Masala
9.Saute the chicken with the butter.Amritsari Chicken Masala
10.Cover the pan to let the chicken cook.Amritsari Chicken Masala
11.Remove the lid and check if the chicken has turned golden brown and the butter has subsided.Amritsari Chicken Masala
12.Add the cooked tomato gravy to the chicken and mix well.Amritsari Chicken Masala
13.Cover the pan again and let it cook for a while.Amritsari Chicken Masala
14.Now remove the lid and add cream to the gravy.Amritsari Chicken Masala
15.Mix them well.Amritsari Chicken Masala
16.Serve hot, topped with butter, coriander leaves and green chillies.Amritsari Chicken Masala