FLAVOUR OF THE MONTH

Fenugreek

Fenugreek is an annual plant in the family Fabaceae. The plant has small round leaves, is cultivated worldwide as a semi-arid crop, and is a common ingredient in dishes from the Indian Subcontinent. It is known as methi in Punjabi.

RECIPE

Methi Chicken (Fenugreek Chicken)
Serves 4

Methi Chicken Curry is a wonderfull full bodied curry. The fenugreek compliments the flavour of the chicken beautifully and makes this the perfect dish.

INGREDIENTS
  1. 400g chicken (diced)
  2. 1 onions (chopped)
  3. half a tin of tomatoes
  4. fresh ginger /garlic paste
  5. turmeric
  6. garam masala
  7. green chillie paste/ red chillie powder
  8. salt
  9. fenugreek/methi

METHOD
  1. Heat oil and add chopped onions and saute will brown, add  tomatoes,ginger and garlic paste and cook till soft and combines with onions.
  2. Add all the dry spices, salt and cook on low heat, add little warm water if it starts sticking to the pan.
  3. Cook untill the raw smell of the masala is gone.
  4. Add chicken and mix it well, let the chicken cook in its own juice for about 5 minutes.
  5. Taste for salt and adjust according to the requirement**
  6. Add a cup of warm water and cook with the lid on in medium to high heat.
  7. Add fenugreek and cook untill its cooked, add water when required.

**if you want more gravy add more water . if you want dry curry reduce the water.