Search

Search

Recipe finder

Recipe Finder
Follow us : Facebook Pinterest Twitter Google Plus
You are here: Home» Recipes» Fresh Methi Chicken Recipe

Fresh Methi Chicken

Tender chicken chunks cooked with assorted spices and fresh methi (fenugreek) leaves.

Fresh Methi Chicken Fresh Methi Chicken

Chef

: Divya Burman

Recipe Cook Time

: 40 Minutes

Recipe Rating

:
star_red.pngstar_red.pngstar_red.pngstar_red.pngstar_red.png
Add to CookBook
PinExt.png
print
comments

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lb (around 3/4 kg) boneless chicken - cut into medium sized pieces

    1 medium sized onions - finely chopped

    2 medium sized tomatoes - finely chopped & grind to a smooth paste

    4-5 Tbsp cooking oil

    1 tsp shahi jeera (black cumin seeds)

    10-12 fresh curry leaves

    Salt to taste

    1 tsp turmeric (pasupu)

    2 1/2 tsp ginger & garlic paste

    1 1/2 tsp cumin powder

    1 1/2 tsp coriander powder

    3 tsp red chilli powder (adjust according to your taste)

    1 cup of water (add more if required)

    2 Tbsp yoghurt - whisk it with a fork smoothly and set aside

    2 cups fresh methi leaves (fenugreek leaves) -  (roughly chopped)

    2 tsp garam masala powder

    2 Tbsp or few freshly chopped coriander leaves for garnish

Method

In a wide bottomed vessel, heat oil. On low heat, add shahi jeera and fry for a few seconds. Add curry leaves, toss them and then add chopped onions, salt and turmeric.

Increase the flame to medium and fry till the onions turn golden brown (around 8 minutes).

Add ginger & garlic paste and fry for 1-2 minutes till the raw small disappears.

Add chicken add cumin powder, coriander powder, chilli powder, mix well, cover and cook for 4-5 minutes stirring in between.

Add tomato paste, water and bring it to boil on high flame.

When the gravy starts boiling reduce the flame to medium, cover and cook for around 10 - 15 minutes or till the chicken is tender and the gravy starts turning thick. By this time the oil starts floating on top of the gravy.

Add whisked yoghurt, gently mix, add freshly chopped methi leaves, gently mix so the chicken pieces do not break.

 Lower the flame and allow to cook uncovered for 5 minutes.

Just before turning off the heat, add garam masala powder, mix well, adjust salt and chilli powder if required.

Garnish with freshly chopped coriander leaves.

Serve hot with steamed basmati rice, rotis or naan.


Key Ingredients: Fenugreek, Chicken, Onion, Tomato, Vegetable Oil, Black Cumin, Curry Leaves, Salt, Turmeric, Ginger, Garlic, Cumin Seeds, Coriander Powder, Red Chilli, Yogurt, Garam Masala, Coriander Leaves


Related Videos

Comments
Advertisement
Advertisement

MORE FROM NDTV

MORE FROM WEB

Related Recipes

  • Methi Machchi

    Methi Machchi

    Sole fish cooked with a tomato, spinach and fenugreek gravy.
  • Muthia

    Muthia

    Steamed or fried dumplings made with flour dough seasoned with fenugreek, chilli ...
  • Pan Fried Chicken

    Pan Fried Chicken

    Chicken marinated in stock and spices, then fried and served with fenugreek chut ...
  • Methi Chicken

    Methi Chicken

    Robust food cooked with simple ingredients and basic techniques. Marinated piece ...
  • Khada Masala Murgh with Kasoori Methi

    Khada Masala Murgh with Kasoori Methi

    A very light chicken recipe. This dish is flavored with dried fenugreek leaves a ...
  • Gajar Methi

    Gajar Methi

    Carrots and fenugreek leaves make for one healthy recipe.
  • Murgh Methi Malai

    Murgh Methi Malai

    Chicken curried in yoghurt and cream flavoured with kasoori methi.
  • Egg Bhurji with Chicken Liver

    Egg Bhurji with Chicken Liver

    Simple and easy to prepare, scrambled egg and chicken liver tossed in mild spice ...
Advertisement