Dahi Methi chicken 1 comment


This  finger licking recipe from our very own Punjab is fairly  easy to make and has been  appreciated a lot.In my initial days of exploring recipes to cook i stumbled across this recipe and just fell in love with











  • Difficulty-Medium
  • Preparation Time-30 mins
  • Serves-4
  • Cooking Time-30 mins



Chicken-750 gms

Yougurt-1 cup

Kasuri methi-2 tbsp

onion-3 medium

Ginger-2 inch piece

Garlic paste-2 tablespoons

Green chilli-3

Fresh coriander leaves-few

Coriander powder-1 tsp

Oil-2 tablespoons
Bay leaves-2 leaves
Green cardamom-4
Black cardamom-2


Cinnamon-1 inch stick

Black peppercorns-few

Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp


Clean and wash chicken to desired pieces .chop onions and keep them aside

Heat oil in a pan. Add bay leaves, green cardamoms, black cardamoms, cloves, cinnamon and peppercorns. Sauté until cardamoms start to crackle.
Add onions and cook until translucent and soft then add ginger&garlic paste, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder and chopped green chillies. Sauté for a minute.
Add chicken pieces and saute for few minutes then add  beaten yoghurt and cook on high heat for seven to eight minutes. Crush  kasuri methi in hand and add to the chicken also add three-fourth cup of water.
Cover the pan and cook on low heat for ten minutes(or until cooked). Add garam masala powder, salt and mix properly. Serve hot garnished with chopped fresh coriander leaves.


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  • Pavan Kumar

    Hi Chetana,
    Nice recipe! Outcome was delicious with unique flavors of Methi, mustard and yoghurt. It was also relatively easy to prepare. We look forward to more Chicken, Mutton recipes from you.
    Best regards,
    Pavan, Anne-Marie