Methi leaves (Fenugreek leaves) fresh or dry , have an unique way of enhancing the taste of the most simplest of dishes and that’s why this very simple chicken fry tasted extra delicious .
Kasoori methi -2 tbsp
Onion -2large finely cut
Tomato -1 large
Ginger Garlic paste -1tsp
Chilli powder , Coriander powder , Turmeric powder , jeera powder and salt as required for both marination and cooking
Bay leaves -1
Cardmaom and cloves-1-2
Dried red chillies -2 or 3
Curry leaves -1 sprig
Coriander and Mint leaves
Clean and wash chicken with salt and turmeric . Marinate it with salt , turmeric , chilli powder , coriander powder and lemon juice or apple cider vinegar and leave covered in the refrigerator for at least an hour.
Add oil in pan,then once it heats up add in the seasoning ingredients and saute them,then add onions,ginger garlic paste,then add the marinating chicken and baby potatoes along with the marinade.Mix well ,add the masala powder and salt keeping in mind we have already added them in the marinade, mix well and cook closed until chicken and baby potatoes are cooked.Then check for salt and spice , add in chilli powder and salt if required.Add in the tomatoes , dried Kasoori methi(crush it between your palms before adding )mint and coriander leaves mix well and cook closed for 5 more mins .Then serve garnished with mint leaves and coriander leaves.
*Marinate the baby potatoes along with the chicken ,this way potatoes will be more flavourful.
*i prefer to marinate the chicken overnight in the fridge.