Thursday, January 27, 2011

Methi Chicken


chicken (skinless) - 1/2 kg (cubed)
methi leaves (fenugreek leaves) - 1/2 cup
onion - 3 (finely chopped)
tomato - 2 (finely chopped)
ginger garlic paste - 2 tbsp
salt to taste
red chilli powder - 1 tsp
corriander powder - 1/2 tsp
cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
garam masala - 1/4 tsp
turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
oil - 4 tsp
cardamom - 2
cinnamon - 1" stick
cloves - 2

- make a paste of salt, red chilli powder, corriander powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder, garam masala along with some water
- in a pressure pan add oil
- when the oil is hot add the cinnamon, cloves and cardamom
- add the onions and fry till they are well brown in colour
- add the tomatoes and fry till they are mushy
- add the ginger garlic paste and fry for 2 - 3 mins
- add the methi leaves and fry for a min
- add the powders paste and mix well for 2 mins
- add the chicken and fry for 2 - 3 mins until the masala are well coated
- add 1/4 cup of water and allow that to pressure for 2 whistles.


You can also try using kasthuri methi leaves.. that also just tastes too good.


Umm Mymoonah said...

This looks irresistible.

shriannalakshmi said...

Tempting and easy to preapre.Thanks for the post.

Anonymous said...

Methi Chicken looks yum and delicious.