Makhani Chicken Handi


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Mar 15, 2007
Makhani Chicken Handi

NOTE For this recipe, you will need a “miti ki haandi” Ask the vendor for a “puki hui miti handi”.

Ingredients for Step 1

1& ½ kg chicken pieces
1 cup yogurt
Adrak 1 inch piece julianne cut (i.e. long, thin strands)
Laung 10
Black pepper whole 10
Salt to taste

Method for step 1

1. Put 2 tbs oil into the handi. Add the adrak , laung & black pepper. Sautee for couple of mins & then add the chicken. Mix well (Bhoon).add salt & then the yogurt. Cover & cook for about 20 mins.

Ingredients for step 2

Butter ½ tikya
Tomato Puree ½ can or 4 blended tomatoes
Haldi ½ tsp
Lal miirch 1 – 1& ½ tsp
Lemon Juice 2 tbs
Kasuri Methi 5 tsp
Cream 1 cup
Hara Dhanya & hari mirch

Method for step 2

1. After the chicken has cooked for about 20 mins, take it out of the handi.
2. Then put the butter in the handi along with the tomato puree, kasuri methi, haldi, lal mirch, & lemon juice.Mix (Bhoon ) for a few minutes & then add the chicken & chopped hari mirch.
3. Cook this for a while & then add the cream. Cover.Cook a couple of more mins. Dish out & garnish with hara dhanya, hari mirch & adrak.


Mar 23, 2011
thanks i want to ask a question about makhi handy

hi aoa
thanks for this makhni handi dish.
well mgay aik sawal kerna hae kk hum jub bhi hande banantay hian to us main oil oil bha rehta hae or oil yllow color ka hota hae kia kya jaya k oil na rahay or yeh thodey garhe banay.
jaisa y jub hum baher say khayin to wahan yeh bilkul whote color key hotey hae.