How to make Chicken Methi - Chicken cooked with fresh fenugreek leaves.

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Chicken (चिकन), Fresh fenugreek leaves (methi) (ताज़ी मेथी)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Chicken Methi

Methi is certainly not the most popular green leafy vegetable out there, but this recipe will make you love it. Chicken pieces on the bone cooked in a curry made with aromatic masalas and fresh methi leaves. The final sprinkling of kasuri methi at the end elevates the dish. Have it with simple chapatis or steamed rice.

For more recipes related to Chicken Methi checkout Chicken Tetrazini, Kolhapuri Chicken, Chicken Manchurian, Achari Mirchi Murgh . You can also find more Main Course Chicken recipes like Mexican Lasagna Recipe, Murgh Shahi Korma, Chettinadu Kozhi Kozhambu, Dum Ka Murgh.

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chicken Methi Recipe

  • Chicken 750 grams

  • Fresh fenugreek leaves (methi) 3 medium

  • Ginger 2 inch pieces

  • Green chilli 3

  • Fresh coriander leaves a few

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Bay leaves 2 leaves

  • Green cardamom 5

  • Black cardamom 2

  • Cloves 3

  • Cinnamon 1 inch stick

  • Black peppercorns 5

  • Garlic paste 2 tablespoons

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 tablespoon

  • Yogurt 1 cup

  • Dry fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi) 2 tablespoons

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Clean, skin, wash and cut chicken into medium sized pieces. Peel, wash and chop onions. Peel, wash and chop ginger. Remove stems, wash and chop green chillies. Wash and chop coriander leaves.

Step 2

Heat oil in a pan. Add bay leaves, green cardamoms, black cardamoms, cloves, cinnamon and peppercorns. Sauté until cardamoms start to crackle.

Step 3

Add onions and cook until translucent and soft. Make sure to stir continuously. Add ginger, garlic paste, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder and chopped green chillies. Sauté for a minute.

Step 4

Add chicken pieces and beaten yogurt and cook on high heat for seven to eight minutes. Add kasoori methi and three-fourth cup of water.

Step 5

Cover the pan and cook on low heat for ten minutes. Add garam masala powder, salt and mix properly. Serve hot garnished with chopped fresh coriander leaves.