Palak Chicken Curry Recipe – Saag Wala Chicken

Palak Chicken Curry Recipe – Saag Wala Chicken
  • To begin making the Palak Chicken recipe, firstly clean, wash the chicken breast and cut into small to medium sized pieces.

  • Take a medium bowl and add chicken pieces, 1 teaspoon oil, lemon juice, green chilli paste, salt, pepper, and red chilli powder. Mix everything properly, cover and refrigerate for 20 minutes or overnight.

  • Into a pressure cooker, add the chopped spinach leaves, along with 2 tablespoons water and pressure cook for 1 whistle and turn off the heat.

  • Release the pressure immediately by running it under cold water. Open the cooker and allow the spinach to cool.

  • Once the spinach cools, place it in a mixer grinder and make a puree. Keep the palak aside.

  • Heat a heavy bottomed pan with oil, add shahi jeera, cloves and saute it for about 10 seconds.

  • Add onions and cook till they become soft and translucent. Once they are soft add the ginger garlic paste and let it cook for about 2 to 3 minutes so that the raw smell of the paste goes away.

  • After 2 to 3 minutes, add in the tomatoes and the marinated chicken with masala. Let it cook for about a minute or two.

  • Next, add cardamom powder, red chilli powder and salt to taste. Give it a mix, cover the pan and allow the chicken to cook completely.

  • Finally, pour the spinach puree, mix everything well and let the Palak Chicken simmer for 4 to 5 minutes until the gravy chickens.

  • Once the Palak Chicken is done, add lemon juice, give it a mix and it is ready to be served.

  • Serve Palak Chicken Curry recipe along with Burani Raita and Tawa Paratha for a weekend dinner along with your family. You can also serve Kachumber Salad with this meal.