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Methi Chicken

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword fenugreek chicken, methi chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6
Author hungryoungwoman


  • 1 kg chicken
  • 2 bunches methi leaves chopped finely
  • 2 cups evaporated milk
  • 4 onions chopped finely
  • 4 tomatoes chopped finely
  • 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp zeera (cumin) powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 6 tbsp cooking oil
  • Salt to taste


  1. In a pot, heat oil and fry the chopped onions and ginger garlic paste on a medium flame
  2. After about 2-3 minutes, add chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala, zeera powder, salt, and chicken
  3. Let the mixture fry for about 4 minutes and make sure you move the chicken pieces around and coat them in spices
  4. Add the tomatoes next and let them cook till the tomatoes turn soft and mushy. You should be having almost a thick curry consistency now
  5. Next, put in the fresh methi (fenugreek) leaves

  6. After 2 minutes, add about half a cup of water and evaporated milk

  7. Let the mixture cook for about 20 minutes on a low flame

  8. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and onions