Methi Chicken Masala / Murgh Methi Masala

by - January 03, 2013


Methi Chicken Masala / Murgh Methi Masala


Total time:
  32 ~ 35 minutes
Preparation time: 7 ~ 10 minutes
Cooking time:
25 minutes
Yield: 4
Source: Vahchef

Ingredients:
1 1/2 lbs chicken
1 medium size fenugreek leaves bunch, chopped
2 medium size onions, chopped finely
1 1/2 tsp garlic paste
1 1/2 tsp ginger paste
2medium size tomatoes, chopped
3 ~ 4 green chilies
1 cup Yogurt
1/2 cup cream (optional)
Salt to taste

Masala Powders
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tbsp red chili powder
1 1/2 tbsp coriander powder
3/4 ~ 1 tsp garam masala powder

For Seasoning:
2 tbsp oil
1 tsp ghee
1/2 tsp fennel seeds
Curry leaves as required(optional)

Method:
Preparation:
  • Wash chicken and cut into bite size pieces.
  • Wash fenugreek leaves. Drain the water and keep it aside.

Cooking:
  • Heat oil and ghee in a pan, add fennel seeds and allow it to splutter. then add curry leaves and stir it for few seconds.
  • Throw in Onions and fry till it become soft and transparent.
  • Now add GG paste and fry till raw smell disappear.
  • Add chopped tomatoes and fry it till it become soft but not mushy.
  • Add masala powder and saute it for a minutes in low heat or until raw smell disappears.
  • Then add curd and mix well, saute it in low heat.
  • Add chopped fenugreek leaves and cook it for a minute, then add chicken pieces. If needed add cream at this stage.
  • Cover and cook till mixture thicken to curry consistency in medium - low heat.
  • Enjoy with Rice or roti.
Methi Chicken Masala / Murgh Methi Masala
  
Note: If required sprinkle little water because curd and chicken gives enough water to the mixture to cook.

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30 comments

  1. Love the methi flavour. Too tempting...

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  2. Drooling over ur chicken.has come out colourful.

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  3. Methi chicken looks so yummy !!

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  4. Delicious chicken Methi Saraswathi.

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  5. So love the look of the methi chicken..love it

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  6. Drool worthy curry, loved ur clicks!!!

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  7. delicious and flavourful chicken... looks fabulous..

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  8. Can I use dried fenugreek leaves dear? Will it give the same taste?

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  9. your chicken is so inviting akka .........

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  10. Delicious and flavorful chicken masala.. Very tempting..

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  11. Wow ! Wow !! Tempting...
    http://recipe-excavator.blogspot.com

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  12. I can't remember when was the last time I cooked Masala. :P Maybe it's just time to cook again with your recipe. It looks so tempting! Guess, it's just okay if I add more turmeric/curcumin powder, isn't it?

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  13. Hi Sweety, Thanks for your comments and don't add more turmeric powder because it will change the taste and color of the chicken and even you wont get original flavor of curry.

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  14. Hi Arthy, Fresh one works best than dried leaves. Dried one gives flavor but not taste like fresh leaves..

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  15. looks yummy .....will give it a try :-)

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  16. Flavorful chicken dish.. methi gives a unique flavor

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  17. Lipsmacking murgh methi masala, love to enjoy with some rotis for my dinner tonite.

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  18. Looks great. I can eat some? Not cook mind you then I will run away.

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  19. Methi chicken tempts me dear........so inviting.

    today's recipe:
    http://sanolisrecipies.blogspot.in/2013/01/runner-beans-shim-bharta.html

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  20. looks mouthwatering n tempting ...

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  21. the combination of methi and chicken goes a long way n ur's looks amazingly delicious n the pics r awesome..:)

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  22. Extremely yummm & flavorful!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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