The chilly weather has whetted our appetite and how! Our kitchen is already loaded with all the seasonal veggies, and obviously, we are planning to make good use of it while they are around. One such seasonal staple is methi or fenugreek leaves. These pungent and slightly bitter leaves are a delight once they are cooked. Fenugreek leaves (methi leaves) add bulk and texture to any dish that they are added to, take for instance methi paneer, methi matar malai et al. Methi could also make your chicken preparations a piece de resistance. Don't believe us, try making this delectable methi chicken and you would know what we are talking about.
Methi chicken is a popular North Indian preparation belonging to the illustrious league of Butter chicken, Kadhai Chicken and Chicken Lababdar. Flavourful, incredibly easy to make at home and seasonal, there are reasons aplenty why you should not give it a miss.
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To make this recipe at home, you would require chicken, curd, methi leaves, onions, cinnamon powder, cardamom powder, white pepper, black peppercorn, coriander leaves, green chillies, ginger-garlic paste, cumin seeds, salt and lemon juice. The recipe does not use tomatoes or red chillies, as the idea is for methi to shine. It has a perfect creamy taste, that is undercut by the hotness of rustic spices. Make sure your chicken is coated well with masalas and you have a winner. It only helps that chicken is also an exceptional source of protein.
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About Sushmita SenguptaSharing a strong penchant for food, Sushmita loves all things good, cheesy and greasy. Her other favourite pastime activities other than discussing food includes, reading, watching movies and binge-watching TV shows.