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Murgh Makhani Masala
Murgh Makhani Masala

Murgh Makhani Masala

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Cook Minutes 35 Min
Prep : 35 Min
If you like butter chicken, you will love our Murgh Makhani Masala! Cream Cheese, sautéed onions and peppers make the sauce even more robust and tasty!
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4 Servings
Original recipe yields 4 Servings
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1-1/2 tsp. each garam masala, ground coriander, ground cumin, and dried fenugreek leaves, divided
3/4 tsp. each ground turmeric, and red chili powder or cayenne pepper, divided
1 lb. (450 g) boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into bite-size pieces
1 Tbsp. oil
1/2 cup each thin green and red pepper strips
1/2 cup thinly sliced onions
1/2 tsp. cumin seed
1 clove garlic, minced
1 cup canned crushed tomatoes
2/3 cup water
1/2 cup Philadelphia Cream Cheese Product
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh coriander (cilantro)
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Step 1
Heat oven to 425ºF.
Step 2
Mix 1 tsp. each garam masala, ground coriander, ground cumin and fenugreek; and 1/2 tsp. each turmeric and chili powder until blended. Add to chicken in large bowl; toss to coat. Spread onto parchment-covered rimmed baking sheet.
Step 3
Bake 15 min. or until chicken is lightly browned. (Chicken will not be done.)
Step 4
Meanwhile, heat oil in large deep skillet on medium-high heat. Add peppers, onions and cumin seed; cook and stir 5 min. or until vegetables begin to soften, adding garlic for the last minute. Add tomatoes, water, cream cheese product and remaining dry seasonings; cook and stir 2 to 3 min. or until cream cheese is completely melted and mixture is well blended.
Step 5
Stir in chicken; simmer 10 min. or until chicken is done, stirring occasionally. Top with fresh coriander.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Special Extra
Add 1/2 cup of your favourite vegetables, such as sliced zucchini, peas or green beans, to hot oil in skillet along with the peppers and onions.
Serving Suggestion
Serve with hot cooked basmati rice.
Serving Suggestion
Serve with Dal Biryani.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Total fat 18 g
28 %
Saturated fat 7 g
35 %
Cholesterol 105 mg
Sodium 300 mg
13 %
Total carbohydrate 13 g
4 %
Dietary fibre 4 g
16 %
Sugars 4 g
Protein 25 g
Vitamin A
20 %
Vitamin C
80 %
8 %
25 %
4 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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