Awesome Methi Chicken

Methi Chicken – Delicious Chicken Recipe

Methi Chicken is an awesome preparation with chicken combined with fresh fenugreek leaves. It is the distinct flavor of the fresh methi that gives an awesome taste and enhances the flavor of the chicken. 

Ingredients –

S.No. Ingredients Quantity
1 Chicken (small pieces on the bone ) 800gm
2 Fenugreek  leaves 2 bunches
3 Ginger 200gm
4 Green Chilly 150gm
5 Fresh Cream 1 cup
6 Yogurt 1 cup
7 Bay leaves 10gm
8 Green Cardamoms 20gm
9 Cinnamon stick 25gm
10 Cloves 20gm
11 Salt To Taste
12 Onion  400gm
13 Garlic 200gm
14 Coriander Powder 1 ½ tbsp
15 Turmeric Powder 1/2tsp
16 Red chilly Powder 1tsp
17 Desi ghee 1 ½ tbsp
18 Oil for cooking 3tbsp
19 Mace 10gm
20 Black cardamom 20gm

Method – 

  1.        Take chicken pieces in a handi. Add yogurt, coriander powder, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, salt, bay leaves, cloves, black cardamom, green cardamom,  mace, cinnamon, ghee, and mix well.
  2.        Keep aside to marinate the chicken for some time.
  3. .      Put ginger pieces, garlic, onion, green chilies, in a mixer jar and grind to make a paste.
  4.       Heat oil in another pan.
  5.        Add the prepared paste and sauté for 4 to 5 minutes.
  6.        Then add fenugreek leaves and sauté for few minutes on slow heat.
  7.        Add marinated chicken and mix well.
  8.        Cover and cook for 6 to 8 minutes.
  9.       Slit remaining green chilies lengthwise without cutting the chilies into two.
  10.      Add chilies, ginger strips into the chicken and mix.
  11.      Add cream and mix well.
  12.      Reduce to low heat, cover, and cook for 10 to 15 minutes.
  13.     Transfer methi chicken into a serving bowl. Garnish with coriander leaves and serves hot. 

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