Thursday, September 20, 2018


Amritsari methi malai murgh is a rich and creamy chicken dish with the flavours of kasoori methi and spices. It goes well with naans, tandoori and roomali rotis.

Chicken .... 500 gms
Kasoorui methi ... 3 tbsps
Tomatoes .... 3-4
Onions ........ 1/2 cup
Yogurt ...... 2 tbsps
Ginger paste .. 1 tsp
Garlic paste ..... 1 tsp
Green chillies .. 2
Red chilli powder .. 1/4 tsp
Turmeric powder ... 1/4 tsp
Coriander powder ... 1 tsp
Cumin powder ,,,,,,, 1/2 tsp
Garam masala ....... 1/2 tsp
Coriander leaves ... handful
Salt ........ to taste
Desi ghee or butter or oil ... 5-6 tbsps
Cream .................... 2 tbsps


Marinate the chicken pieces with ginger garlic paste, yogurt, salt and half quantity of the spice powders mentioned  in the list. Save the rest for later use.

Set it aside for at least one hour or more preferably in a refrigerator.

Blanch the tomatoes. Peel the skin and grind them with the onion and green chillies.

In a pan heat 2 tbsps of ghee or oil and add the remaining spice powders. Reduce the flame or else they will burn.

Add a little water. Stir the spices.

Now tip in the marinated chicken pieces. Stir fry them.

 Simmer to cook in their own juices stirring a couple of times.

In a separate pan heat the remaining oil and add the blended paste. Add salt and kasoori methi.

Saute until the oil separates.

When the chicken pieces are almost done add them to the gravy pan. Add some coriander leaves.

Stir to mix and add little water if you need a little gravy. Check the salt.

Finally stir in the cream.

Mix immediately. Give a boil or two and remove from the gas.

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  1. That Amratsari Methi malai Murgh gravy looks so lipsmacking good , want to dunk in a nan and enjoy it, bookmarking the recipe will try soon.

  2. I have got one more flavourful and aromatic chicken recipe to try for my husband. I am saving it to try sometime soon.

  3. It looks super delicious !! One of my favorite chicken dish and You have made this so perfectly.. I am going to make this today only. Great share๐Ÿ‘

  4. Methi chicken curry looks so delicious and tempting. Bookmarked it. Thanks for the recipe.

  5. The chicken curry sounds very flavorful di ! Bookmarking it !

  6. Lovely clicks and the bowl looking great. preparation looks great with all spices, rich gravy.

  7. I love Amritsari chole, the aromatic masala and the kasoori methi lends beautiful flavours to this dish, loving your step by step pics, so useful for many.

    1. Thanks for your appreciative words Jagruti..

  8. I am sure it is a well receieved recipe. The kasoori methi is a sure shot winner aroma.

  9. I love the flavours of kasoori methi in any dish it tastes awesome. Like your detailed explanation.

  10. Thanks for the recipe...........Methi chicken curry looks so delicious and super tempting.....

  11. Method brings great flavors to dishes l, I bet this chicken curry too is bursting with delectable l Flavors!

  12. Methi brings an amazing flavor and taste to the dishes it is added. I love the aroma of the final touch of crushed methi in sides! I bet this chicken curry too is full of warm flavors.

  13. Shobhaji I have made a spelling mistake in methi in my first comment, I have commented again, so pls delete my spelling mistake comment. ๐Ÿ˜Š

  14. Such a rich and flavourful dish. Love the colour and methi must have elevated the flavour manyfold.


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