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Chicken Mince with Methi (Fenugreek leaves)

Chicken mince with fresh fenugreek leaves. Absolutely a delightful and tasty meal, served with rotis or chapatis.


100 gms methi leaves ( Fenugreek leaves)

( I bought two bunches of methi ,after removing only the leaves, the weight was 100 gms)

For the green masala

3 green chillies

1 onion chopped

1 tsp cumin seeds

1 tsp pepper corn

1/2 tsp Cuddi powder/ garam masala powder

1 tbsp ginger garlic paste

1cup methi leaves , reserve the rest of the methi for later

1/4 tsp turmeric powder

Grind to paste adding just enough water


3 onions finely chopped

3 tomatoes finely chopped

1/2 tsp chilli powder

1 tsp apple cider vinegar

500 gms chicken mince


Add 3 tbsp ghee ,saute onions till brown. Add the finely chopped tomatoes and chicken mince. Stir fry well , breaking down the chicken mince to avoid lumps.

Add the ground green paste and 1 and 1/2 cup warm water.

Mix well. Allow to cook for 5 mins on medium flame.

Add salt to taste, remaining methi leaves and chili powder.

Cook for 15 to 20 mins on medium flame.

Lastly add the apple cider vinegar.

A powdered spice mix used for flavouring Meat Dishes.

I made this Tempero spice powder my way ,

with a slight change.


(East Indian Tempero ( A seasoning to flavour Dishes) Di Cuddi)


100 gms Cinnamon

40 gms cloves

40 gms cardamom

40 gms peppercorns

20 gms Star anise

10 gms Javitri / mace flower

10 gms bay leaf

5 gms all spice

5 gms Triphal / Schezwan pepper corn

10 gms saunf / fennel seeds

10 gms methi seeds / Fenugreek seeds

10 gms Shah Jeera / black cumin

Dry ingredients in the sun, lightly roast, Dry grind the spiced , sift well, and bottle

used for flavouring Chicken, mutton, beef or Pork

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