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Kasuri Methi Chicken Recipe

You will find many chicken recipes on the internet. Chicken curry, chicken butter masala, roasted chicken, chicken gravy are some popular chicken recipes. Though you will find different recipes for the same chicken dish, in the end, it’s the same. However, the taste of chicken may vary.

When you have a guest in your house, chicken is the necessary dish if you are a non-vegetarian. But, every time you may the same chicken dish, follow a different recipe. The recipe is only different, but the dish is the same. So, this time why not sever different chicken dishes.

Kasuri Methi Chicken has an authentic and unique taste that your guest will love. If you have not yet used Kasuri methi in the chicken recipe, for sure, you should start using it from now. Kasuri methi gives a special touch to any dish and especially in a chicken recipe.

With chicken, you can make various kinds of dishes. Kasuri methi chicken is not a very popular chicken recipe but it’s a very unique and tasty chicken dish. And the best part is within one hour Kasuri methi chicken will be ready. 

Dried Kasuri methi
Dried Kasuri Methi

 Kasuri Methi

Kasuri methi is used in various recipes for flavoring. It has a pungent aroma and strong flavor. Kauri methi is commonly used in a vegetable recipes. They are light green in color and are slightly bitter in taste. So, you are using Kasuri methi for the first time in a recipe, be sure not to overuse it. Using Kasuri methi more than required in the recipe can drop the taste of the dish.

If you are using Kasuri methi in dishes without following any recipe, make sure that you don’t use more than required.

Kasuri Methi Chicken Recipe

Ingredients To Marinate Chicken

  • Chicken pieces- 500 g
  • Cinnamon powder- 1/2 teaspoon
  • Crushed green cardamom- 3 -4
  • Crushed clove- 3
  • Turmeric powder- 1/4 teaspoon
  • Red chili powder– 1/2 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder- 1 teaspoon
  • Ginger-garlic paste – 1 teaspoon
  • Yogurt – half cup

Ingredients For A Chicken Recipe

  • Oil – 3 tablespoons
  • Butter- 2 tablespoons
  • Kasuri methi- 1/4 cup
  • Finely chopped onions – 3
  • Green chilies- 3
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Salt as per your taste
  • Chopped coriander leaves- 1/4 cup
  • Cashew nuts- 8
Raw chicken pieces
Raw chicken pieces

Instructions

While following this Kasuri methi chicken recipe, make sure that you don’t skip any steps or ingredients. Skipping one step or one ingredient mentioned in the recipe can hamper the taste of the Kasuri methi chicken dish.

Step 1:

The first step is to soak cashew nuts. Take a glass of water and add 8 pieces of cashew to it. Soak it for 20 to 30 minutes.

Step 2:

Meanwhile, you can start marinating chicken. In a colander, add 500 grams of chicken and rinse the chicken thoroughly. Then transfer the chicken to a big bowl. In a bowl of chicken, add 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder, 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder, one teaspoon coriander powder, three crushed cloves, four crushed cardamoms, two crushed cinnamons, one teaspoon ginger-garlic paste, 1/4 cup of yogurt, and salt as per your taste.

Step 3:

Mix all the spices to the chicken. Make sure that each piece of chicken is evenly coated with all the spices. You can use your hand to mix the spices with chicken pieces. Using your will help in coating chicken pieces with masala evenly. Let the chicken rest for 30 minutes.

 Step 4:

If 20 minutes have passed, you can transfer the cashew nuts from the glass to the blender. You need cashew nut paste in the Kashuri methi chicken recipe, so you need to blend the cashew nuts to get a smooth paste. To blend cashew nuts, you need to add 6 to 7 tablespoons of water. Then, transfer the cashew nut paste to the small bowl you will need later in the recipe.

Step 5:

Now you have to prepare Kasuri methi for a curry. Bowl about a glass of water. Turn off the gas after the water is boiled. Then add few pinches of salt and 1/4 cup of Kasuri methi. Allow it to rest for 3 minutes, then strain out the water.

Step 6:

Heat a pan, then add three tablespoons of oil and two tablespoons of butter. Let it heat for a minute.

Step 7:

Add finely chopped onion, green chili, and salt. Cook until the onion turns golden brown. You may have to cook for 5 minutes on medium flame.

Cashew nut paste
Cashew nut paste

Step 8:

Then add ginger garlic paste. Stir and cook until the raw smell of ginger-garlic paste vanishes.

Step 9:

Add 1/4 tablespoons of turmeric powder and half tablespoon of red chili powder. Stir and cook for a minute.

Step 10:

Now you can add the marinated chicken. Mix all the masalas with the chicken. Cover the pan, then cook for about 20 minutes. Keep stirring in intervals.

Step 11:

Stick the fork to the chicken to check whether it is cooked now. If the chicken is cooked, add cashew nut paste and soaked Kasuri methi, and cream. Mix well with the chicken.

Step 12:

And one cup of water. Allow it to cook for 2 to 3 minutes.

Step 13:

Then add chopped coriander leaves. And turn off the stove.

Your Kasuri methi chicken recipe is ready to be served.  

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