With roots in Punjab in Northern India, rumour has it that the famous Moti Mahal restaurant in Delhi designed this delicious curry. Also known as “butter chicken”, this dish is traditionally made by cooking the chicken in a hot oven (or tandoor) and then simmering it in the curry sauce which is then garnished with fenugreek leaves.

Cook our delicious Chicken Makhani in just Minutes

We’ve sourced and blended all of the unique flavour ingredients to make our authentic Chicken Makhani. We bring these all together in a recipe kit, which consists of 3 flavour pots; a Butter Chicken Spices pot, a Makhani Curry Paste pot and a Fenugreek Leaves pot. Simply follow our recipe, adding a few items from your fridge, to cook this delicious Chicken Makhani in just 20 minutes.

How Our Recipes Kits Work

We provide flavour ingredients:

  • Butter Chicken Spices
  • Makhani Curry Paste
  • Fenugreek Leaves

Your shopping list:

3
boneless chicken thighs
 
100g
plain yoghurt
 
120g
Basmati rice
 
1
large onion
 
300g
passata
 
50ml
double cream
 
15g
butter (from cupboard)
 
half
a cucumber(optional)
 
1
tomato(optional)
 
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Our 20 minute recipe

  • 1.

    Heat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6

    Marinate the chicken in the BUTTER CHICKEN SPICES and half of the yoghurt.

    Arrange on a baking tray and cook in the oven for 15 mins. 

    Meanwhile, cook the rice according to packet instructions. 

  • 2.

    Make the curry base

    Fry the onions in oil in a pan for 6-8 mins, or until golden.

    Add the MAKHANI CURRY PASTE and fry for 2 mins.

    Stir in the passata and let it cook for 5 mins. Meanwhile, prep the optional cucumber/tomato salad. 

  • 3.

    Finish the curry sauce

    Put all the chicken into the curry. Add the FENUGREEK LEAVES and mix them in. 

    Turn down the heat to low, add the butter and the cream and stir well. 

  • 4.

    Serve! 

    Serve the curry with rice and the salad (optional) along with some extra yoghurt

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Chicken Makhani Reviews

BASED ON 9899 reviews

Philip - Apr 25, 2019

Very tasty really enjoyed it

Victoria - Apr 25, 2019

Full of flavour and simple to follow instructions. Was enjoyed with basmati rice and poppadoms.

Clohe - Apr 25, 2019

Another good meal. Really enjoyed it

Cindy - Apr 25, 2019

Absolutely delicious as good as a takeaway!

Verity - Apr 24, 2019

Would be useful to have a weight for the chicken. My husband doesn’t like thigh meat so I buy breast meat only and I’m pretty sure I had more than 3 thighs worth, so added extra of the other ingredients, but it was guesswork

Nikki - Apr 24, 2019

Absolutely delicious, will definitely be ordering again.

Fiona - Apr 24, 2019

Nice and mild for anyone that doesn’t like too much spice

Stacey - Apr 24, 2019

Amazing and my kids loved it, they are fussy!

Pamela - Apr 23, 2019

Delicious and creamy

Marie - Apr 23, 2019

Fab

Charley - Apr 23, 2019

Lovely I just added a little more chilli to make a bit spicier

David - Apr 23, 2019

Very tasty and easy to make

Steve - Apr 23, 2019

Ok but tastes like a tikka masala microwave meal

Jeannette - Apr 23, 2019

Easy to prepare and delicious

Steven - Apr 23, 2019

Lovely creamy curry. Tastes delicious!!

Lindsey - Apr 23, 2019

Tasty and easy to make, just needed a bit more seasoning

David - Apr 23, 2019

Loved it. Really does not need butter! Low fat yoghurt and a bit of single cream. Delicious

Steve - Apr 23, 2019

Nothing to rave about, was ok but nothing special.

Craig - Apr 23, 2019

Tasty dish flavoursome the best dish cooked favourite one 10/10

Stevie - Apr 22, 2019

Yummy

Fletcher - Apr 22, 2019

Quick, fun and tasty dish. Sweet with the right level of spices - a keeper and a future regular.

Christine - Apr 22, 2019

Really tasty dish.

Jason - Apr 22, 2019

First thing these recipes are so easy to use even if you have never cooked before, second deserves a OMG the taste once you have followed the recipe correctly is so powerful but not over powering just beautiful

Christine - Apr 22, 2019

We get in every box as we LOVE this one

Hayley - Apr 21, 2019

Added mango too

Karen - Apr 21, 2019

One of my favourites

Elizabeth - Apr 20, 2019

Made it dairy free and it was still delicious even my husband couldn’t tell I’d used dairy free cream and butter

Jan - Apr 20, 2019

Amazing flavours!

Eleanor - Apr 19, 2019

Nice but nothing extraordinary, the flavours were nice though.

Andrew - Apr 19, 2019

This made some massive portions. Really enjoyed it, but nothing different to something you'd buy in a jar

Peter - Apr 19, 2019

Delicious

Katy - Apr 19, 2019

SO tasty

Julie - Apr 19, 2019

Really enjoyed this after putting couple spoons of tikka powder in it. I advise when marinating the chicken just put a couple spoons yoghurt in as can taste the sour taste when complete. Use more cream than yoghurt. Will order again

Jack - Apr 18, 2019

Very tasty & quick & easy to make.

Jane - Apr 18, 2019

Not my favourite but nice

Heather - Apr 18, 2019

Loved it

Heather - Apr 18, 2019

Love it

Josie - Apr 18, 2019

Added some chillie

Daniel - Apr 18, 2019

Very nice, rich sauce, will be having this one again

Amanda - Apr 18, 2019

Mouthwatering

ebenezer - Apr 18, 2019

Very tasty. Added a bit of my own species

Amanda - Apr 18, 2019

Absolutely mouth watering and so easy to prepare.Its going in my next order

Adam - Apr 18, 2019

Very standard curry. Nothing special.

janet - Apr 17, 2019

Added a chilli for more of a kick - fabulous! A firm favourite with all, really tasty.

Sarah - Apr 17, 2019

Fabulous

Louise - Apr 17, 2019

Loved it

Nicola - Apr 17, 2019

loved it full of flavor! i added spinach to it too.

Nicola - Apr 17, 2019

Yummier than a take away. will cook with chicken breast next time to save faffing!

Katie - Apr 17, 2019

Really tasty and easy to make

Sarah - Apr 16, 2019

One of our go-to reorders!

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