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Methi Dahi Murgh/ Chicken with fenugreek and yoghurt

Saswati Hota
20 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Methi Dahi Murgh/ Chicken with fenugreek and yoghurt RECIPE

A creamy, flavourful chicken dish which leaves you craving for more. A wonderful combination with Naan or Paratha and a raita as accompaniment. Enjoy the intense flavour of fenugreek neutralized by the creaminess of yoghurt.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Everyday
  • North Indian
  • Freezing
  • Sauteeing
  • Main Dish
  • Low Fat

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Chicken, curry cut- 400 gms
  2. Onions, chopped- 2
  3. Ginger-garlic paste- 2 tbsp
  4. Tomatoes, chopped- 2
  5. fenugreek leaves/ fresh Methi, chopped- 2 cups
  6. Garam masala powder 1 tsp
  7. turmeric powder 1 tsp
  8. Red chilli powder 1 tsp or to taste
  9. salt to taste
  10. Refine oil 2 tbsp
  11. Yoghurt, whisked 1/2 cup
  12. besan 1 tsp


  1. Clean the chicken and marinate with half the turmeric powder, salt and chilli powder mentioned for 30 mins.
  2. Take oil in a wok and when it's hot add the chopped onions and fry till they turn translucent.
  3. Add the ginger-garlic paste and cook in a medium flame till the raw smell goes away.
  4. Add the tomatoes and 3/4 th of the chopped methi, turmeric, chilli powder and salt. Cook well till the masala starts leaving the oil from the sides and the methi doesn't taste bitter.
  5. Now add the marinated chicken and the rest of the chopped methi. Cook for 10-15 mins or till the chicken is almost cooked without covering the wok.
  6. Sprinkle the garam masala powder and stir fry for a minute.
  7. Mix the besan with the the yoghurt and whisk it nicely so that no lumps remain.
  8. Finally add the yoghurt mix to the cooked chicken and mix properly. Cook for a minute or two and turn off the flame.

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Sabina Mahmood   Nov-02-2016

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