Chicken Makhni Kofta Gravy

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Prepare Chicken Kofta:

-Boneless chicken cubes 500g

-Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) ½ tbs

-Hari mirch (Green chillies) 3-4

-Himalayan pink salt 1 tsp or to taste

-Lal mirch powder (Red chilli powder) 1 tsp or to taste

-Zeera powder (Cumin powder) 1 tsp

-Pyaz (Onion) fried 3 tbs

-Dhania powder (Coriander powder) 1 tsp

-Bread slice 1 large

-Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) 2-3 tbs

-Boiling water as required

Prepare Makhni Gravy:

-Tamatar (Tomatoes) 3 medium

-Pyaz (Onion) 2 medium

-Water ½ Cup

-Tomato paste 2 tbs

-Cooking oil 3 tbs

-Nurpur Butter salted 50g

-Hari mirch (Green chilli) paste 1 tbs

-Adrak lesan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 1 tsp

-Himalayan pink salt 1 tsp or to taste

-Safed mirch powder (White pepper powder) ½ tsp

-Garam masala powder ½ tsp

-Kali mirch powder (Black pepper powder) 1 tsp

-Sabut dhania (Coriander seeds) crushed 1 tbs

-Chicken powder ½ tbs Substitute: Chicken cube 1

-Water ½ Cup or as required

-Cream 1/3 Cup

-Coconut milk powder 2 tbs

-Kasuri meethi (Dried fenugreek leaves) 1 tsp

-Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped


-Nurpur Butter salted

-Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped



Prepare Chicken Kofta:

-In a chopper,add chicken,ginger garlic paste,green chillies,pink salt,red chilli powder,cumin powder,fried onion,coriander powder,bread slice,fresh coriander & chop until well combined.

-Grease hands with oil,take mixture (45g) & make meatballs of equal sizes (makes 14-15).

-In a steamer pot,add water & bring it to boil.

-Place steamer grill & prepared chicken koftay,cover & steam cook on medium low flame for 8-10 minutes & set aside.

Prepare Makhni Gravy:

-In a wok,add tomatoes,onion,water & bring it to boil,cover & steam cook on low flame for 6-8 minutes.

-Turn off the flame & remove tomato peel.

-Let it cool.

-In a blender jug,add blanched tomato & onion,tomato paste & blend well.

-In the same wok,add cooking oil,butter & let it melt.

-Add green chilli paste & mix well.

-Add blended paste,ginger garlic paste,pink salt,white pepper powder,garam masala powder,black pepper powder,coriander seeds,mix well & cook on medium flame for 2-3 minutes.

-Add chicken powder & mix well,cover & cook on low flame until oil separates (3-4 minutes).

-Add water & mix well.

-Turn off the flame,add cream,coconut milk powder & mix well.

-Turn on the flame,add steamed chicken koftay & mix gently.

-Add dried fenugreek leaves,fresh coriander,cover & cook on low flame for 4-5 minutes.

-Garnish with cream,butter,fresh coriander & serve!

Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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