Methi Chicken | How to make Methi Chicken

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    Created on 22nd Jul 2015

About Methi Chicken

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

The delicious and mouthwatering Methi Chicken is a famous dish of Punjabi and is very much popular in the whole worldwide. This dish is often reserved for any special occasion like parties or festivals. Methi Chicken is the best option for you when you want to eat or cook something really perfect. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every age group. The flavorful and saporous ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Methi Chicken. Sakshi Khanna shared this Methi Chicken recipe which is perfect to serve for 4 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious Methi Chicken. It is not a typical restaurant style recipe but a simple homely comforting recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. It is an easy and simple recipe that is perfect to make in a jiffy for a weekend lunch or dinner. Try this delicious Methi Chicken recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time40mins
  • Serves4People
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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