Murgh Makhanwala (Butter Chicken)

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Nutrition per serving    (USDA % daily values)
CAL
719
FAT
138%
CHOL
92%
SOD
92%

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Ingredients for 4 servings

1/2 cup Greek yogurt

2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice

1 tbsp. canola oil

2 tsp. garam masala

1 tsp. crushed red chile

flakes

4 cloves garlic, minced

1 3" piece ginger, peeled and thinly

sliced crosswise

Kosher salt, to taste

1 3–4-lb. chicken, cut into 8 pieces,

skin removed

FOR THE RAITA:

1/2 English cucumber (about 6 oz.),

seeded and grated

1/2 medium tomato, seeded and finely

chopped

1 1/2 tsp. kosher salt

1 cup plain yogurt

1 1/2 tbsp. roughly chopped fresh

mint leaves

1 tsp. fresh lemon juice

1/2 tsp. ground coriander

1/4 tsp. ground cumin

1/2 medium carrot, finely grated

FOR THE SAUCE:

1 tsp. crushed red chile flakes

4 green cardamom pods, cracked

3 whole cloves, crushed

1 28-oz. can whole peeled tomatoes,

undrained

1 3" piece ginger, washed and grated

(skin on)

1 bay leaf

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