Recipe of Methi Malai Murg

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Recipe of methi malai murg
Recipe of methi malai murg


For the marinade:
1 kg boneless chicken, cut into bite-sized pieces
1 cup thick curd
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 tbsp. ginger-garlic paste
1 tsp. ground cumin
1 tsp. ground coriander
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/4 tsp. red chili powder
1/2 tsp. garam masala
Salt to taste

For the gravy:
2 tbsp. oil
1 large onion, sliced
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 serrano pepper (or green chili), slit lengthwise
1/2 cup chopped fenugreek leaves (methi)
1 cup milk
1/4 cup heavy cream
1/4 tsp. saffron strands, soaked in 1 tbsp. warm milk
1/4 tsp. kasuri methi (dried fenugreek leaves)
Salt to taste


To marinate the chicken:
1. In a large bowl, combine the marinade ingredients.
2. Add the chicken pieces to the marinade and stir to coat well.
3. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours, or up to overnight.

To make the gravy:
1. Heat the oil in a large skillet or wok over medium heat.
2. Add the sliced onions and sauté until translucent, about 5 minutes.
3. Add the chopped garlic and serrano pepper and sauté for 1 minute more.
4. Add the chopped fenugreek leaves and sauté until wilted, about 2 minutes.
5. Pour in the milk and let simmer for 10 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened slightly.
6. Stir in the heavy cream, saffron milk, and kasuri methi.
7. Season with salt to taste.

To cook the chicken:
1. Heat a grill pan or skillet over medium-high heat.
2. Drain the marinated chicken from the marinade and discard the marinade.
3. Spray the chicken pieces lightly with cooking spray.
4. Grill or pan-fry the chicken for 7-8 minutes per side, or until cooked through.

To assemble the dish:
1. Add the cooked chicken pieces to the prepared gravy.
2. Stir to coat the chicken with the sauce.
3. Simmer for 5-7 minutes, or until the chicken is heated through and the sauce has thickened to your desired consistency.
4. Serve hot with rice, naan bread, or parathas.

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