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Methi Malai Murgh- Fresh fenugreek in creamy chicken curry

Methi Malai Chicken (creamy fenugreek chicken) recipe is here!

Cooks for 2 people

Spice level: Medium/mild


Chicken marinate ingredients:

- 300 gm chicken breasts pieces

- 1 teaspoon ginger and garlic mince

- 1 teaspoon dried fenugreek leaves

- Half to 3/4 teaspoon black pepper powder

- 1/4 cup thick Greek yogurt

- Salt to taste

Other Ingredients for the sauce:

- 2-3 tablespoons neutral oil

- 1 medium white onion chopped

- 4 garlic cloves chopped

- 1 inch ginger peeled and sliced into juliennes

- 2-3 cups of fresh fenugreek leaves, chopped

  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder

  • Pinch of turmeric

- 2-3 Green chilli, slit (optional)

- 2 tablespoons double cream (optional)

  • paste of 4-5 cashew nuts

-1/4 cup milk

-Whole spices -

  1. 3green cardamon

  2. 1 brown cardomon

  3. 1 bay leaf

  4. 1-2 cloves,

  5. 1/2 inch cinnamon stick

  6. 4-5 black peppercorns

Garam masala to garnish


Marinate the chicken and keep aside for minimum 2 hours or preferably overnight in fridge.

Ad salt to the fresh fenugreek abd keep aside for 1/2 hour. Now squeeze the excess water and sauté in a tablespoon of oil until crisp. Keep aside

In a pan, add the oil and once hot add the whole spices, ginger and garlic and green chilles. Sauté well.

Add the chopped onion and cook until it’s light golden brown.

Add the marinated chicken on high flame and then Reduce it, add salt and cook.

Add milk.

Add the dried fenugreek and mix well.

Add the cashew it paste and mix well.

Switch off the burner!

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I can’t wait to try this one. I hope I can get fresh fenugreek leaves from my continental supermarket 🫰🏼

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