Monday, 31 December 2012

Methi (Fenugreek leaves) Chicken Curry

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A must try Chicken Curry, tastes delicious and healthy too. Please leave me a comment(feedback) once you have cooked and tasted this recipe.

Ingredients:
  • 500gms Chicken 
  • 2tbsp Dry Fenugreek Leaves/Kasuri Methi
  • 1 Tomato chopped finely(optional)
  • 1 medium Onion chopped 
  • 1/4 cup Fresh grated Coconut
  • 8 dry Red Chillies or 1tbsp hot paprika
  • 1/2tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/2  or 1tsp  Fresh Ginger
  • 3 Garlic Flakes
  • 2 Cardamom, 1 Cinnamon Stick, 3 Cloves
  • Salt to taste
  • 1tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1/2tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 100ml water
  • 4tbps oil
Method:
  • Mix well chicken, salt, turmeric powder, lemon juice and keep aside. 
  • Grind onion, red chillies or paprika, coconut, ginger, garlic, cardamom, cloves with a little water until you get very smooth gravy.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add cinnamon stick, above gravy, tomatoes and fry for 5 minutes in low flame.
  • Add Chicken, Coriander powder, mix well and close the lid. Cook in high flame for 5 minutes stirring in between.
  • Add  water(If you want more gravy you can add more water), mix well and close the lid. Cook for 15minutes.
  • Remove the lid, add fenugreek leaves/kasuri methi,mix well and cook for 10minutes or until the chicken is tender and until gravy thickens.
  • Garnish with Coriander Leaves and Serve hot with Rice or Rotis or Wrappers.
 Note:
  • You can use Fresh Fenugreek Leaves/Methi Leaves for this Recipe but the dry one tastes more better. 
  • Kasuri Methi/Dry Fenugreek leaves are available in any Indian stores.
  • For Weight Watchers: You can  use1tbsp oil instead of 20ml and avoid coconut
  • Please adjust salt and spices according to you taste.

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