Murgh Makhani a delectable Indian chicken curry made with butter, cream, and aromatic Indian spices. The non-veg variant of Veg Makhanwala and is quite similar to Butter Chicken.


This recipe is of Mughlai origin and is adapted into Punjabi cuisine. But you can find people all over the country enjoying this rich delicacy.

There cannot be a better recipe for the Sunday afternoons of a chicken lover. Or you can serve it as a special dish to guests and impress them. It is an irresistible dish with the richness of its gravy and slight sweetness contained in it.

There has been no use of onion in this recipe. So if you are a Jain or have anything against eating onion, then this a perfect recipe for you.

Not using onions in the recipe makes it more aromatic and tasty. Moreover, the combination of cashew, butter, and double cream will give the dish so much richness and will enhance its flavor. You are ought to want more and more!

You can eat this dish however you want. Either serve it with naan, tandoori roti, bread, kulcha or steamed rice. The choice is completely yours.

You can have a look at our similar chicken recipes Chicken Curry and Chicken Tandoori Tikka.