Makhani means butter in Hindi. This is a butter and tomato based sauce which is popularly used for preparing 'Butter Chicken' and 'Paneer (Indian Cottage Cheese) Makhani'.
Heavy whipping cream
1 Cup (16 tbs)
2 Tablespoon (Salted / Unsalted)
2 , crushed
Black pepper kernels
Red chili powder
Kasoori methi/Dried fenugreek leaves
Heat butter in a non-stick pan. Start by adding cardamom, cloves and black pepper to this. Now add tomatoes (puree the diced tomatoes with the help of a hand blender). Add garam masala, red chili powder, coriander powder and let the sauce cook for fifteen minutes. Now add the cream, honey, salt and kasoori methi. Cover with the lid and let this cook for another fifteen minutes. Makhani sauce is ready to be used with Chicken or Indian Cottage Cheese.
How about a versatile, quick and easy sauce to use to cook chicken and cheese. Check out chef Aarsi showing how to cook Makhni Sauce or Butter Sauce with heavily whipped cream, Indian spices and seasonings. The true secret of delicious butter chicken!