Methi Murg


If you are looking for spicy, flavorsome and something different from your routine chicken curries then Methi murg is your answer to it. We like to have it in suhoor with some parathas or roti.  Without much ado let checkout the recipe

Methi Murg/Fenugreek Chicken

 We start the preparation by  marinating the chicken/murg with yogurt and chillies to give a little bit of spiciness. Cooked with other spices and lastly tempered with fresh fenugreek leaves to enhance it’s flavor.

Methi Murg/Fenugreek Chicken

Methi Murg/Fenugreek Chicken

Chicken curry infused with fresh fenugreek leaves

30Prep Time

30Cook Time

60Total Time

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  • I : For the Marination
  • 500 gm chicken
  • 3 tbsp yogurt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  • 2 tbsp green chilly paste
  • II : Gravy
  • 1/2 cup onion paste
  • 1/4 tbsp tomato paste
  • 7 cloves grated garlic
  • 1" ginger grated
  • 1 tsp chilly powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 1/4 tsp shahjeera
  • Whole garam masala : 4 pepper corn, 2 cloves,1 black cardamom, 1/2 " cinnamon
  • 1/2 glass water
  • III: For Tempering
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 cup fenugreek/methi leaves


  1. Marinate the chicken with all the ingredients (I) for half hour
  2. Heat 1/3 cup oil.Add shahjeeera & whole garam masala.
  3. Once crackled add in onion paste. Fry for few minutes
  4. Add grated ginger garlic, tomato paste, chilly powder, turmeric powder. Bhunav
  5. Now add the marinated chicken. Fry till oil separates
  6. Add water. Cover and cook on a low flame till chicken is tender
  7. Prepare the tempering (III) : Heat oil in a pan. Add in methi/fenugreek leaves.Cook till it changes it's color. Remove from flame and keep aside
  8. When chicken is tender, add the fried methi leaves.
  9. Stir continuously and adjust the consistency of gravy accordingly
  10. Serve hot with roti or paratha

Methi Murg

3 thoughts on “Methi Murg

  1. Am I allowed to say "I hate you"? :? I am already feeling sad at not being able to have any non-veg and you on top putting namak on my zakhm by posting this delicious looking chicken curry with methi... *Drool drool* I hope I am OK to do that... hehe...

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