Murgh Methi Easy Chicken Recipe with Fenugreek

Kravings.Blog's picture

May. 27, 2015

Inspired by Chef Sanjeev Kapoor's recipe, Chicken is simmered in a delicious blend of three states of Fenugreek the seeds, the leaves and the dried spice together with yogurt and sour cream, turmeric and red chilli powder till tender.This is a deliciously mild curry.


Whole chicken 1 , skinned and cut
Yogurt 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Sour cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Salt & pepper To Taste
Dried fenugreek 2 Teaspoon
Red onion 1 , finely chopped
Chopped ginger 3 Tablespoon
Chopped garlic 3 Tablespoon
Green chilies 3 , chopped
Fenugreek seeds 1 Teaspoon , ground
Fresh fenugreek leaves 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs) , chopped
Mustard oil 2 Tablespoon
Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
Red chili powder 1 Teaspoon
Turmeric 1 Teaspoon



1. Whisk together yogurt, sour cream, salt, pepper and dried fenugreek in a bowl. Pour this over the chicken, mix and let it marinate for about 1/2 hour.



2. Heat oil in a pan. Saute onion for two minutes. Add ginger and garlic and cook for another couple of minutes.

3. Drop chopped fenugreek leaves and cook it for a few minutes.

4. Once the fenugreek leaves are cooked, add red chili powder and turmeric powder with ground fenugreek seeds.

5. Transfer the marinated chicken to the pan and cook it with the spices.

6. Cover and cook for about 40 minutes for tender chicken, stir at regular intervals.

7. Open the lid and cook until the gravy almost dries up.

8. Add water and bring it to boil.



9. Serve with rice or naan. Enjoy!!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 60 Minutes
Ready In: 60 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 766Calories from Fat 509

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 57 g87.7%

Saturated Fat 17 g85%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 285 mg11.88%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g4%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 5 g

Protein 51 g102%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet