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Plain Methi Chicken Recipe

Plain Methi Chicken is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Thursday, 1 January, 1970
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Braise Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 6
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 1 - chicken, skinned and cut into medium pieces
  • 1.5 cups - onion, chopped
  • 4 to 5 - green chillies, slit
  • 5 to 6 - whole pepper
  • 2 - Clove
  • 1.5 inch piece - Cinnamon
  • 1 - Bay Leaf
  • 2 tsp - Ginger Garlic paste
  • 1/2 cup - plain Yoghurt
  • 3 to 4 tsp - kasoori Methi or dried Methi
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - Garam Masala powder
  • 2 tbsp - chopped cilantro/coriander leaves
  • 3 to 4 tbsp - oil
  • salt to taste
  • How to Make Plain Methi Chicken:

    1. Wash and cut the chicken. Marinate it with turmeric powder, chilli powder, ginger-garlic paste and salt for 15-20 mins.
    2. Heat oil in a pan.
    3. Add whole pepper, cloves, cinnamon, bay leaf, slit chillies and onions.
    4. Saute till onions are transparent.
    5. Add chicken and fry for some more time.
    6. Add 1/4 cup water, cover and cook for 5-7 mins.
    7. Uncover and add yoghurts and garam masala powder.
    8. Stir well till the oil separates from yogurt.
    9. Continue to cover and cook till the chicken is properly cooked.
    10. Add kasoori methi and chopped cilantro, stir and turn off the stove.
    11. Adjust the spice according to your own taste.
    12. If the yoghurt is not sour you can add some lemon juice for the tangy taste.
    13. Serve with naan or plain paratha.



     

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