Thursday, July 12, 2018

METHI CHICKEN / METHI MURGH / FENUGREEK CHICKEN


Here is a simple and delicious chicken curry with the flavours of fresh methi leaves and spices.. It can be served with rotis or rice.

Ingredients:
Chicken .... 500 gms
Onion ........ 2 cups (finely diced)
Green chillies .. 2
Methi leaves .... 1 cup
Coriander leaves .. 1/4 cup
Ginger ............. 1 tbsp (grated)
Garlic .............. 2 tbsps (crushed)
Tomato ............ 1 (cut into cubes)
Yogurt ............. 1/2 cup
Coriander powder .. 1 tsp
Cumin powder ....... 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder ..... 1/4 tsp
Garam masala powder .. 1/2 tsp
Salt ...................... to taste
Oil ....................... 6-7 tbsps

Method:

1. Heat oil in a pan and add the ginger and garlic.








2. Add the methi and coriander leaves. Saute a little.









3. Now add the finely diced onions and saute till translucent.









4. Next add the tomato cubes and cook until they are soft.









5. Tip in the chicken pieces.








6. Stir fry for 7-8 minutes.









7. Add salt, coriander powder, cumin powder and turmeric powder..









8. Stir to mix adding 1 cup of water. Cover and simmer for about 15 minutes.








9. Now open the lid and add the whisked yogurt.









10. Stir immediately to avoid curdling.









11. Finally add the garam masala powder and simmer for few more minutes until done.








Keep the consistency of the gravy to your preference. Dish it out and serve.

26 comments:

  1. Love methi flavour in any dish and this methi chicken looks so tempting.

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  2. Wow Methi and chicken never heard about this. Looks delicious and I really love the way you present each recipe

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  3. Methi Chicken. Very healthy and delicious recipe. Looks so inviting :)

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  4. Methi chicken looks so inviting, I loved the way you describe your recipe step by step method..absolutely yumm !!

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    1. Thanks Jolly for liking the recipe and complimenting on my work.

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  5. Never tasted this methi chicken Combo di..but it sounds full of flavors ..lovely share !

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  6. The combo of methi and chicken sounds interesting !! Innovative recipe.

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  7. Methi adds a very nice flavor to any dish. This methi chicken would definitely be a flavorfu treat to any non vegetarian and I can certainly try it with some veg option :)

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    1. Yes Ritu.. methi is really so flavourful.. adds to the taste.
      You definitely try with any veg option.

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  8. This looks and yum.. adding methi is the idea I never had...but now will give a try

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  9. Chicken looks absolutely delicious. A must try for chicken lovers. Shobha Ji I always com back yk your blog for a variety of chicken and mutton recipes.😚

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    1. So happy to hear that you refer to my blog for non veg recipes. Thanks

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  10. It's awesome how one simple ingredient, methi, picks up the flavours and takes the dish to a next level of delicious!

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    1. True Maria.. it can be added to so many dishes.

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  11. This looks great with step by step picture with details.

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  12. Nice recipe, liked the addition of methi here.

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  13. I love your combination of spices and flavours. It sounds tasty!

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