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Fenugreek (Methi) Chicken

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Ninja Foodi Multi-Cooker OP300
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Total time: 40 mins
  • Skill Medium
  • Serves 6 people

Fenugreek (Methi) Chicken

Adding Fenugreek to a Chicken curry makes for an rich earthy dish that is full of flavour.

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Ingredients

For the marinade

  • 2lb Chicken Thighs
  • 100g Plain Yoghurt
  • 1.5 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1.5 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 2 tsp Garam Masala

For the curry

  • 3 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 1 inch Cinnamon Sticks
  • 6 Peppercorns
  • 3/4 tbsp Ginger Paste
  • 4 Garlic Cloves, crushed
  • 1 Green Chilli, pierced
  • 1 medium Onion, diced
  • Salt
  • 1 bunch fresh Fenugreek Leaves or 2 tbsp dry Fenugreek
  • 100ml Water
  • 3 tbsp Plain Yoghurt

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Method

  • Step 1

    Make the marinade by combining Yoghurt, Coriander Powder, Salt, Red Chilli Powder, Garam Masala in a bowl, then add the Chicken and coat.

  • Step 2

    Set aside for 25 minutes.

  • Step 3

    Select Saute on the Foodi.

  • Step 4

    Add Oil and once hot, add cumin seeds. After a minute, add the Bay Leaves, Cinnamon, Peppercorns, Ginger, Garlic and Green Chilli. Cook for 30 seconds, then add the Onions and Salt.

  • Step 5

    Cook for 6 – 7 minutes until a pale golden brown.

  • Step 6

    Add the Fenugreek and Chicken and cook for 2 minutes. Add the Water and mix. Cover the pot and set the vent to seal.

  • Step 7

    Pressure cook on high for 15 minutes.

  • Step 8

    Once complete, leave for 10 minutes to natural release, and then carefully move the vent to release steam. Open the lid and select Saute.

  • Step 9

    Stir in the Yoghurt and cook for 5 minutes to thicken. Then taste and adjust seasoning.

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