Methi Chicken | How to make Methi Chicken

By Sakshi Khanna  |  22nd Jul 2015  |  
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About Methi Chicken Recipe

This is popular North Indian dish is bagged with flavors of various spices and Methi leaves

Methi Chicken, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Methi Chicken by Sakshi Khanna will definitely help you in its preparation. The Methi Chicken can be prepared within few minutes. The time taken for cooking Methi Chicken is 40 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 4 people. The recipe details out how to make Methi Chicken step by step. The detailed explanation makes Methi Chicken so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Methi Chicken can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Methi Chicken from BetterButter.

Methi Chicken

Ingredients to make Methi Chicken

  • chicken - 400 -500 gm
  • onion - 2 finely chopped
  • tomato big - 1 pureed
  • Methi leaves / fenugreek leaves - 1 cup chopped
  • ginger gralic paste - 2 tsp
  • Chili powder - 1-2 tsp
  • turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • coriander powder - 2 tsp
  • cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Garam masala - 1/2 tsp
  • yogurt/curd - 2 tbsp - whisk to smooth paste
  • Fresh coriander to garnish
  • salt
  • oil
  • curry leaves - 1 strip
  • cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • cinnamon - 1/2 inch
  • cloves - 2
  • yogurt/curd (thick) - 1 tbsp
  • ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Red chili powder - 1 tsp
  • Garam masala - 1/4 tsp
  • lemon juice - few drops

How to make Methi Chicken

  1. Marinade the chicken (washed ) with the last five ingredients and leave for minimum 1hr to 4 hr or refrigerate overnight (best).
  2. Heat oil in a kadai and add all the tadka spices. Once they splutter, add the onion and saute till it turns golden brown in color.
  3. Add the tomato puree and saute till all the juices are evaporated, add the ginger garlic paste and saute till raw smell disappears.
  4. Add red chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala and saute for few seconds.
  5. Add the methi leaves and fry it for 4 to 5 mins and then add the marinade chicken and the marinade sauce( if any left). Check if salt is less and add accordingly.
  6. Allow the chicken to cook for 10 to 15 mins until its cooked through by covering the lid.Once the chicken is cooked, add the beaten curd/yogurt. cook for few mins.
  7. Turn off the heat and garnish it with coriander leaves.
  8. Serve hot with Roti or Naan.

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