Makhni Beef

A mouth watering makhni beef recipe for you today. #HappyCookingToYou #FoodFusion

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  • Laung (Cloves) 5-6
  • Darchini (Cinnamon sticks) 2
  • Badi elaichi (Black cardamom) 2
  • Hari elaichi (Green cardamom) 2-3
  • Kaju (Cashew nuts) 18-20
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) ½ tbs
  • Hari mirch (Green chillies) 2-3
  • Podina (Mint leaves) 10-12 leaves
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) 2-3 tbs
  • Water ¼ Cup or as required
  • Beef boneless cubes 750g
  • Pyaz (Onion) sliced 1 large
  • Tamatar (Tomatoes) chopped 2 medium
  • Haldi powder (Turmeric powder) ½ tsp
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 1 & ½ tbs
  • Water 2 Cups or as required
  • Cooking oil 1/3 Cup
  • Kashmiri lal mirch (Kashmiri red chilli) powder ½ tbs
  • Tikka masala 1 tbs
  • Sabut dhania (Coriander seeds) roasted & crushed 1 tbs
  • Garam masala powder 1 tsp
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chilli powder) ½ tsp or to taste
  • Dahi (Yogurt) whisked ½ Cup
  • Cream ¼ Cup
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped 1-2 tbs
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped
  • Makhan (Butter)


In a spice mixer,add cloves,cinnamon sticks,black cardamom,green cardamom,cashew nuts,cumin seeds and blend to make a powder.

Add green chillies,mint leaves,fresh coriander leaves and water,blend well & set aside.

In a pressure cooker,add beef,onion,tomatoes,turmeric powder,salt,ginger garlic paste and water,mix well & bring it to boil,cover & pressure cook on medium flame for 20-25 minutes or until meat is tender.

Add cooking oil,mix well & cook on high flame until water is reduced (4-5 minutes).

Add kashmiri red chilli powder,tikka masala,coriander seeds,garam masala powder and red chilli powder,mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Turn off the flame,add yogurt,blended paste then turn on the flame,mix well & cook until oil separates (2-3 minutes).

Turn off the flame,add cream and mix well then turn on the flame and cook on low flame for 1-2 minutes.

Add fresh coriander & mix well.

Garnish with fresh coriander,butter & serve!

Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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