Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Kadai Meethi Chicken

 I am back with my favorite food item -- Chicken but with a twist. Today I am sharing the recipe of meethi chicken with you, not only it tastes awesome but it is really yummy way to eat your green leafy vegetables. This dish is perfectly balanced in terms of spices and is a mildly spiced dish which can be enjoyed by adults and children both. Meethi Chicken is perfect dish for a nice cozy dinner with your loved one or for a small dinner party. So do surprise your someone special with this yummy dish.


500 Gms Boneless Chicken (cut in small pieces)
1 Bowl Refined Oil (sufficient amount for deep frying)
1 tbs Mustard Oil                      
3-4 tbs Butter                                 
1 tbs Salt                                      
1 teaspoon Turmeric Powder             
5-6 tbs Onion Paste                      
1 tbs Red Chili Powder              
1 tbs Coriander Powder            
1 tbs Cumin Powder                
1 tbs Garam Masala                  
1 tbs Ginger and Garlic Paste      
1 Small Bunch of Meethi Leave                  
3-4 Tomato (cut in small pieces)
1 Small Bowl Curd                                     
½ teaspoon Cumin Seeds            
½ teaspoon Black Pepper                     
2 Leaves of Bay Leaves
2 Red Whole Chilies              
2 Small Onion (cut in small pieces)
1 tbs Butter                                  
Coriander Leaves for garnishing


·         Clean Chicken with water and keep aside for 5 minutes to drain out excess water
·         Make a thick paste by mixing salt, turmeric powder, mustard oil, coriander powder, 1 tbs onion paste and 1 teaspoon ginger & garlic paste
·         Add this paste to Chicken pieces and leave it for 10 minutes to marinate
·         Heat oil in an open pan for deep frying
·         Deep fry Chicken pieces till it turns light brown in color

Gravy preparation

·         In the leftover oil (after deep frying) - add whole cumin seeds , black pepper, bay leaves , red  whole chilies and onions
·         Fry above things for 10-12 minutes on slow flame and add meethi leaves, fry till it become light brown or golden brown in colour
·         Add 2-3 spoons of thick curd, turmeric powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, garam masala, salt, red chili powder, ginger & garlic paste and tomatoes
·         Mix them properly and fry till turns light brown
·         Add fried chicken in the paste and also put butter in the chicken
·         Put the flame on low once the chicken becomes soft
·         Cook for 8-10 minutes on low flame
·         Take out from the pan and garnish with finely chopped green coriander leaves

Serve your Kadai Meethi Chicken with hot butter roti or butter nan

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