Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Methi Chicken(chicken with fenugreek leaves)

 I came across this recipe from vah chef since then i have been making this whenever i get fresh methi leaves, it doesn't require much spices as the aroma of methi leaves makes the dish very delicious.which is quite easy to prepare, tastes great with plain rice. give a try, you will surely like it.

  • Chicken-1 1/2 lb
  • Methi-1medium sized bunch(chopped)
  • Curd-1cup
  • Onion-2 large (finely chopped)
  • Tomato-2 medium sized (chopped)
  • Ginger garlic paste-2tbsp
  • Cumin seed-1tsp
  • Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
  • Red chilli powder-1tsp
  • Coriander powder-1tsp
  • Oil-1tbsp
  • Salt-to taste

How to prepare:
Wash chicken and cut into small pieces.
Wash methi leaves 2-3 times in running water, drain and chopped.
Heat oil in a pan,add cumin seed let them splutter then add onion and add pich of salt.
Fry till onions turns golden brown,add ginger garlic paste and fry till raw smell goes away.
Add tomato and fry it till it becomes soft.
Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder,coriander powder and mix well.
Now add whisked curd and mix well,make sure to stir continuously.
Add chopped methi leaves and cook for 2-3 minutes.
Add chicken pieces and required salt mix everything properly.
Cover and cook on medium low heat till chicken gets cooked.
Keep stirring in between.
Turn off the heat serve hot with rice or chapati.


  1. Love dried methi in chicken never tried with fresh ones.The first pic looks beautiful, Bhawna.

  2. Wow ! super, mouth watering here.

  3. I love methi so much that I also use it when ever I can. this looks delicious.

  4. looks really delicious... the first pic is superb...

  5. can feel d taste of the dish..methi vtyh chicken awesome combo..

  6. This dish makes me hungry! Addition of Methi leaves to chicken curry is a great idea

  7. Yummy Combo

  8. how many onions - no mention of onions in the ingredients - pls specify

    1. Sorry my mistake....add two large onion...i will update the ingredients...


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