Recipes - Methi Chicken Curry


½ Kg. Chicken (skinned)
1 cup methi leaves
1 cup coriander leaves
6 green chillies
1” ginger
3 cloves garlic
½ cup grated coconut
1 large onion (sliced)
1 tomato (sliced)
3 cloves
2 cardamoms
4 pepper corns
2-3 tbsp. oil / ghee
1 potato (optional)
Salt as per taste


Clean the chicken, cut it into medium pieces and keep aside. Grind together methi leaves, coriander leaves, green chilies, ginger, garlic along with coconut into a smooth thick paste.

Now in a vessel or cooker heat oil and splutter the spices.  Now add the sliced onion and fry till light brown. Also add tomato & potato (optional) and fry for another 2 mts.  Add chicken and the masala and mix well adding little water along with salt.  Cook till chicken is tender on medium fire. Serve with Ghee or Jeera rice.

Comment on this article

  • Satya, Mangalore

    Thu, Aug 09 2018

    So simple, yet so very tasty. Have tried it several times. Added a couple of green chillies extra to make it a bit more spicy. A must recipe for all bachelors.

  • Leo, Mumbai

    Tue, Nov 22 2011

    Awesome and nutricious.

  • Kevin, Mangalore/Bangalore

    Sun, Aug 14 2011

    Thank you Rahul for this recipe. A very tasty and simple dish . The gravy was just divine.

  • Rahul, Bangalore/Saudi Arabia

    Tue, Jun 28 2011

    ya i tried with palak also but i liked methi.

  • jyothi lobo, goregoan,mumbai

    Thu, Apr 28 2011

    fantastic! this is one of our favourite dish which i normally make with palak. with methi tastes better!!!

  • Marian Menezes, Mangalore

    Sat, Apr 23 2011

    Excellent receipe, I tried and tasted by my British friend & she liked very much that she took the receipe to make for her husband.

  • Rosita Fontes, Mangalore/Dubai

    Fri, Apr 15 2011

    thanks for the recipe, I cooked it two times and its really very good

  • irene, bijai

    Wed, Apr 13 2011

    thanks for the recipe. easy to make and very tasty.

  • Iris, Bangalore/Kuwait

    Wed, Apr 13 2011

    I made this the other day.. and I loved it!!!Not only me but my family tooo... The aroma of the chicken was tooo good! Really loved it

  • anitha pinto, australia

    Wed, Mar 23 2011

    thank u so much.excellent taste.

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