Murgh Methi Malai Recipe

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Murgh Methi Malai
How to make Murgh Methi Malai
  • Chef: Neha Sarna
  • Recipe Servings: 8
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Chicken curried in yoghurt and cream with an added flavour punch of kasoori methi.

Ingredients of Murgh Methi Malai

  • 1 chicken without skin - jointed (cut into pieces)
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 3 cloves
  • 2 split brown cardamoms
  • 3 sliced onions
  • 1 Tbsp chopped garlic
  • 1 Tbsp chopped ginger
  • 6 seeded green chillies
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 Tbsp kasoori methi (dried fenugreek leaves)
  • 1/2 cup yogurt
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • Salt
  • 1/2 cup full cream

How to Make Murgh Methi Malai

  • 1.Heat oil in a large pan. Add cloves and cardamoms. Saute.
  • 2.After half a minute, stir in onions, garlic, ginger and green chillies.
  • 3.Allow onions to soften.
  • 4.Add 1/2 cup water and bring to a boil. Allow it to reduce by half before adding methi leaves.
  • 5.Pour in 1/4 cup water and cook until ingredients colour.
  • 6.Add chicken, yogurt, chilli powder and turmeric.
  • 7.Season with salt and pour in remaining water.
  • 8.Simmer until chicken is tender.
  • 9.Add half the cream, transfer on to a serving dish and garnish with the rest of the cream and serve hot.