Methi Chicken

Methi Chicken is a popular Indian dish that features tender chicken cooked in a fragrant and flavorful fenugreek (methi) and spice-based gravy. Here’s a recipe for Methi Chicken:


  • 500g chicken, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tomato, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp ginger paste
  • 2 tbsp garlic paste
  • 1 cup fresh fenugreek leaves (methi), finely chopped
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • Fresh coriander leaves for garnish


  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the cumin seeds and cook until they are fragrant.
  3. Add the chopped onions and cook until they are soft and translucent.
  4. Add the ginger paste and garlic paste and sauté for a minute.
  5. Add the chopped tomatoes and cook until they are soft and pulpy.
  6. Add the coriander powder, red chili powder, turmeric powder, and salt. Mix well and cook for a minute.
  7. Add the chicken pieces to the skillet and stir well to coat with the masala. Cook for 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the chicken is browned on all sides.
  8. Add the finely chopped fenugreek leaves to the skillet and mix well. Cover the skillet and cook for 10-15 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
  9. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with naan or rice.

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