Monday, August 29, 2011

Methi Chicken

1/2 Chicken (Cut into medium size pieces)
3 tbsp Kasoori Methi (dried fenugreek leaves)
2 Onions (Finely sliced)
2 Tomatoes (Chopped)
2 Green chillies (slit)
1 tbsp Garlic ginger paste
2 cloves
1 Star anise
1 cinnamon stick
1/2 tbsp Fennel seeds
1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
1 tbsp Chicken masala
1/2 tbsp Kashmiri chilli powder
2 tbsp oil/butter
Salt to taste

  • Soak the kasoori methi in few tbsp of water in a small bowl.
  • Heat oil/butter in a wok and add the whole garam masala (cloves, cinnamon stick and Star anise) and fennel seeds. Fry for a min.
  • Add the garlic ginger paste and fry till the raw smell leaves, then add the onion, green chillies and turmeric powder. Fry for 2 mins.
  • Then add the chicken pieces. Stir everything together, cover the wok and cook for 15 mins under medium high flame.
  • Then add soaked kasoori methi, tomatoes, masala powders and salt. Stir fry, cover the wok and cook for further 10 mins.
  • Methi chicken is ready when chicken is cooked and oil comes to the surface.Switch off the stove.
  • Serve it hot garnished with Naan/Roti.

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