Easy Methi Chicken

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 kg - chicken
  • 3 tbsp - methi, dried and crushed
  • 5 - onions (medium sized) (made into paste)
  • 1 tbsp - ginger-garlic paste
  • Lemon Juice (1 full lemon)
  • 1tsp - dhania powder
  • 1 tsp -jeera powder
  • 1 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1 - bay leaf
  • Salt - to taste
  • 4 tbsp - oil

How to Make Easy Methi Chicken

  • Marinate the chicken with curd, turmeric powder, salt, chilli powder, add the lemon juice and leave for 1/2 hour.
  • Boil the chicken for about 10 mins.
  • Pour oil into a kadai, add the bay leaf.
  • Then fry the onion paste with about 1 tsp of turmeric and chilli powder and salt.
  • After the onion paste is fried, add the ginger and garlic paste.
  • Fry for some time, add the chicken (reserving stock) and some curry leaves.
  • Keep the gas in medium flame and keep mixing the chicken with the masala.
  • Once it is dry, add in the stock and keep stirring.
  • Towards the end, add dhania, jeera powder, crushed methi, mix for few minutes and put off.
  • For garnishing, put some chopped dhania leaves.