Methi(Fenu greek leaf) Chicken

Few days back I have been to Indian grocery store and brought this frozen methi leaves. I love methi paratha, that is the reason why I brought them. This leafy vegetable is considered as the very healthy one. When it is added to chicken it imparts very different and delicious flavor to it. My hubby loved it. I hope you will enjoy it too! coming to recipe

Methi/menthem koora/fenu greek leaves-20 springs-washed and cut

Whole garam masala spices- clove2, cardamom-2, cinnamon stick-1 inch)
Garlic minced-2 cloves
Sesame seeds-1/2tbsp
2 large onions chopped
Coconut milk-2 tbsp

chopped cilantro (Coriander/ Kothimera)---1 small bunch(20 springs)- washed and chopped
Cumin seeds--------1tbspCumin powder------1tbsp
Coriander powder--1tbsp
Garam masala------1/4tbsp
Dry coconut powder--2tbsp
Salt-----------------To taste


1. Take chicken cut it into medium size cubes by removing extra fat and wash it.
2. Take a pan heat it add oil. Add whole garam masala spices and saute till they are done.
3. Add cumin seeds, after they splutter add onions and little bit of salt which aids to cook onions faster.
4. After the onions are half cooked add gingergarlic paste and turmeric and cook it until raw flavor of garlic            
5. Add chicken & garlic and cook it untill 80% done by stirring it in constant intervals. Do not cover with lid. Let the water that are naturally present in chicken evaporate.
6. Add Methi leaves, sesame seeds (nuvvulu),vred chilli powder, cumin powder, coriander powder,Coconut milk, salt, dry coconut powder, curd and garam masala. Mix well and cook it under medium flame.
9. After the curry is cooked garnish with ciliantro and serve it...goes well with bagara/ plain rice/chapati.

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  1. very nice recipe...i never tried methi n palak with chicken..will try this way soon!!!

  2. Very tasty looking Methi Chicken. Excellent preparation.

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  3. yummy looking chicken Deepthi

  4. mmm...can smell the methi now...delicious chicken...def would have tasted gr8!!!

  5. Omg, mouthwatering..Wat a delicious methi chicken,i dont bother to have some anytime..

  6. Yummy flavorful chicken... Loved the addition of methi leaves

  7. Lovely and creamy recipe.

  8. wow...methi and chicken..What an innovative combination...I am sure it tastes very good...

  9. The post is written in very a good manner and it entails much useful information for me. I am happy to find your blog as even I love cooking India food network cooking channel


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