Chicken Methi Malai

  • TOTAL TIME 40m
  • PREP TIME 10 m
  • CALORIES 644
Chicken Methi Malai is a North Indian recipe that is sure to be a family favorite and would be prepared regularly in your house. This non-vegetarian recipe is easy to prepare at home as it involves the use of ingredients like chicken, curd, ginger & garlic paste and is further tossed in ground aromatic spices like garam masala powder and black pepper powder. You can serve this mouth-watering main dish recipe on occasions like kitty parties, game nights, birthday parties or pot luck parties and enjoy with your friends and family. We highly recommend you to try this sumptuous dish with hot steamed rice or butter naan for a better taste. Try making this flavorful main dish at home over the weekend and we are sure everybody will fall in love with it’s amazing taste at the first bite itself.

How to make Chicken Methi Malai

  • Step 1

    Start by marinating the chicken pieces in a bowl filled with curd, ginger paste, garlic paste, turmeric powder and salt. Mix well and set aside for sometime. Meanwhile, place a deep bottomed pan over medium flame and pour oil in it. Once the oil is hot enough, saute garam masala powder along with chopped onions and sliced green chilies in it. This make take around 2-3 minutes.

  • Step 2

    Now, sprinkle dry fenugreek leaves over this mixture and cook for another 5 minutes over medium flame. After 5 minutes, season it with coriander powder and add marinated chicken pieces. Cook it on full flame for 10-12 minutes. Once the chicken appears cooked, season it with garam masala powder and black pepper powder.

  • Step 3

    Bring the flame to low and pour fresh cream along with coriander leaves over the chicken. Cover the pan using a lid and boil for minimum 5 minutes. After 5 minutes remove the lid and turn off the flame. Your chicken methi malai is now ready. Transfer it to a serving bowl and serve hot.