Poonam Singh

Methi chicken is a winter special chicken dish with contains healthy fenugreek / methi leaves in it. The aroma and taste of fresh methi leaves in the curry make the curry finger-licking. The healthy benefits of fenugreek, the protein from the chicken, and the subtle use of spices makes the dish delectable.

Ingredients For Methi Chicken:

  1. 4 tbsp Oil
  2. 2 tbsp Ghee
  3. 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  4. 2 Bay Leaves
  5. 100 gms Red Onion (chopped)
  6. Salt
  7. 750 gms Chicken
  8. 2 cups Fresh Fenugreek Leaves
  9. Water
  10. 1/2 cup Yogurt
  11. 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  12. 1 tsp coriander seeds (crushed)
  13. 2 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  14. 1 tsp Ginger-Garlic Paste
  15. 1 tsp Garam Masala Powder

Methi Chicken Preparation Method:

  • Heat oil and ghee in a pan, add cumin seeds, bay leaves, finely chopped onion and salt.
  • Stir them till the onion becomes soft and golden-brown in colour.
  • Take a bowl, add yogurt, turmeric powder, crushed coriander seeds, red chilli powder, ginger-garlic paste and garam masala powder. Mix them well and add it to the chicken and cook this on high flames till it releases oil.
  • Now add chicken pieces and fresh fenugreek leaves to it. Mix it and let it cook on high flame for 2-3 min.
  • Once the chicken pieces are seared in high flame, add water to it. Cover it with lid and cook on low flame for 20 minutes.
  • Methi Chicken is ready to be served!