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Methi Chicken

Jul-22-2015
Sakshi Khanna
0 minutes
Prep Time
40 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
Serves
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ABOUT Methi Chicken RECIPE

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

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Punjabi
  • Main Dish

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. chicken - 400 -500 gm
  2. onion - 2 finely chopped
  3. tomato big - 1 pureed
  4. Methi leaves / fenugreek leaves - 1 cup chopped
  5. ginger gralic paste - 2 tsp
  6. Chili powder - 1-2 tsp
  7. turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  8. coriander powder - 2 tsp
  9. cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
  10. Garam masala - 1/2 tsp
  11. yogurt/curd - 2 tbsp - whisk to smooth paste
  12. Fresh coriander to garnish
  13. salt
  14. oil
  15. curry leaves - 1 strip
  16. cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  17. cinnamon - 1/2 inch
  18. cloves - 2
  19. yogurt/curd (thick) - 1 tbsp
  20. ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
  21. Red chili powder - 1 tsp
  22. Garam masala - 1/4 tsp
  23. lemon juice - few drops

Instructions

  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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