Hey there! I’m excited to share with you my take on a classic favorite – Authentic BIR Methi Chicken. As an avid lover of British Indian Restaurant-style dishes, I’ve always wanted to recreate this flavorful recipe at home. Inspired by the amazing flavors from Latifs, I’ve perfected my own version of this irresistible Methi Chicken. Join me as I guide you through the step-by-step process, so you too can enjoy this delicious and authentic dish in the comfort of your own kitchen. Let’s get cooking!
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Hey there! Today, I want to share my recipe tutorial for Methi Chicken, a dish that is bursting with aromatic spices and the unique flavor of fenugreek leaves. As an Englishman with a deep love for Indian cuisine, I’ll guide you through the steps to recreate this authentic British Indian Restaurant (BIR) style dish in your very own kitchen. So, let’s get cooking and bring a taste of India to your plate!
Methi Chicken Recipe Tutorial
To make Methi Chicken, you’ll need the following ingredients:
- 500 grams boneless chicken, cut into pieces
- 1 cup fresh fenugreek leaves (methi), washed and chopped
- 2 medium-sized onions, finely chopped
- 3 tomatoes, pureed
- 2 tablespoons oil
- 1 tablespoon ghee (clarified butter)
- 1 teaspoon ginger paste
- 1 teaspoon garlic paste
- 2 green chilies, slit
- 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
- 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
- 1 teaspoon red chili powder
- 1 teaspoon coriander powder
- 1 teaspoon garam masala
- Salt to taste
Now, let’s dive into the step-by-step process of making Methi Chicken:
- Heat oil and ghee in a pan over medium heat. Add cumin seeds and let them sizzle.
- Add chopped onions and sauté until they turn golden brown.
- Add ginger paste, garlic paste, and slit green chilies. Cook for a minute.
- Add tomato puree and cook until the oil separates from the masala.
- Reduce the heat and add turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, and salt. Mix well.
- Add the chicken pieces and coat them with the masala. Cook for 5-7 minutes until the chicken is lightly browned.
- Add the chopped fenugreek leaves (methi) and mix well. Cook for another 2-3 minutes.
- Cover the pan and let the chicken cook on low heat for about 15-20 minutes or until it is tender and cooked through.
- Sprinkle garam masala over the chicken and give it a final stir.
- Plate up this amazing Methi Chicken with tomato and coriander garnish.
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I hope this Methi Chicken recipe tutorial has inspired you to bring the flavors of British Indian Restaurant (BIR) style cooking into your own kitchen. With the aromatic spices and the unique taste of fenugreek leaves, this dish is sure to impress your family and friends.
Remember to experiment with the spice levels to suit your taste buds and feel free to add your own twist to the recipe. Let your creativity shine and enjoy the delicious journey of preparing this authentic BIR Methi Chicken!
Now, let’s move on to some frequently asked questions to help you with any doubts you may have.
FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
Can I use dried fenugreek leaves instead of fresh ones?
Absolutely! If fresh fenugreek leaves are not available, you can use dried fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi) instead. Just remember to soak them in warm water for a few minutes before adding them to the dish.
Can I use bone-in chicken instead of boneless chicken?
Yes, you can use bone-in chicken for this recipe. Just keep in mind that the cooking time may vary slightly, so make sure the chicken is cooked thoroughly before serving.
What can I serve with Methi Chicken?
Methi Chicken pairs well with steamed rice, naan bread, or roti. You can also serve it alongside a fresh salad or raita for a complete meal.
Can I make this dish vegetarian?
Absolutely! You can substitute the chicken with paneer (Indian cottage cheese) or tofu to make a delicious vegetarian version of Methi Paneer or Methi Tofu. Adjust the cooking time accordingly.
Can I freeze the leftovers?
Yes, you can freeze the leftover Methi Chicken in an airtight container for up to 3 months. Thaw it overnight in the refrigerator before reheating it on the stovetop or in the microwave.
That’s it for now! Happy cooking and enjoy your Methi Chicken feast!
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