Sanoli's Kitchen: MURGH METHI MALAI IN MICROOVEN

Monday, January 20, 2014

MURGH METHI MALAI IN MICROOVEN

This dish is a part of Mughlai Cuisine from the province of Awadh which is now very famous in UP and Delhi. Murgh Makhani is a dish which is certainly different from this dish, flavoured by Punjabi Cuisine. The Mughlai Cuisine often requires arduous amount of time and labour, which can take days for preparing a particular dish. But I prepared it in very easy way just within 15 to 20 minutes in microoven and it is mouth-watery and one of my favorite chicken recipe, a great dish indeed.

INGREDIENTS:

500 gm Boneless Chicken, Cut into 1” Cubes
100 gm Hung Curd
50 ml Fresh Cream ( I Used Amul Cream)
1 tsp Fenugreek Seeds (Methi)
1 tbsp Dried Fenugreek Leaves (Kasoori Methi)
2 tbsp Garlic Paste
1 tbsp Green Chili Paste
1 tsp Freshly Pounded Garam Masala Powder
1 tsp Kashmiri Red Chili Powder
3 tbsp Oil
1 tsp Butter
½  tsp Sugar (for flavor)
2 tbsp Finely Chopped Coriander Leaves
Salt to Taste

METHOD:

Wash chicken pieces nicely and make those pat dry. Now marinate chicken with curd, green chilli paste, garlic paste, dried fenugreek leaves and salt. Refrigerate the marinated chicken for 4-5 hours (I prefer to keep marination for overnight).
Now take a micro oven safe bowl, pour oil on it and micro for 2 minutes at 100% power. Add fenugreek seeds in it, stir once and micro it for another 2 minutes.
Pour marinated chicken in it. Fold well. Cover and micro for 4 minutes at 100%. Open the lid and add red chili powder, stir nicely.  Again cover and micro for 4 minutes at 100%.
Add coriander leaves and give a nice stir. Cover and micro for another 2 minutes at 100%. Keep it in 5 minutes stand time.

Just before serving, add fresh cream and micro for 2 minutes uncovered at 100%.
Serve warm with hot phulkas or  parathas or naan or any rice dish. It is simply yummy!!!

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14 comments:

  1. Have not tried any gravy type dishes in oven. Seems so tasty.

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  2. Yum yum!! Sounds and looks so rich and tasty :) Wish I can have some now!!

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  3. Super delicious, rich and creamy... love it sis...

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  4. Would definitely love to try some now.Delicious dish

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  5. the curry looks very delicious and mouthwatering...cheers!!

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