Chicken Saagwala Recipe

Chicken Saagwala Recipe

Chicken Saagwala combines chicken with spinach,  nutritious and healthy dish.Serve it with hot Chapatis or Parathas.

Preparation Time : 30 mins
Cooking Time : 20 mins
Total Serving : 3
Ingredients For Chicken Saagwala Recipe :
  • skinless chicken pieces (legs or breasts preferable) :     1 kg
  • bunches spinach :     3 large
  • vegetable/ canola/sunflower cooking oil :     3 tbsps
  • peppercorns :     5
  • cloves :     4
  • cardamom :     4 pods
  • onions chopped very fine :     2 large
  • garlic paste :     2 tbsps
  • ginger paste :     2 tbsps
  • coriander powder :     1 tsp
  • cumin powder :     1 tsp
  • garam masala powder :     1 tbsp
  • tomatoes chopped fine :     2 medium
  • Salt to taste :    
  • A dollop of butter :    

Preparation Method for Chicken Saagwala Recipe :

  • Wash the spinach well and chop. Put into a pot with half a cup of water and salt to taste and boil till cooked.
  • Grind the spinach into a paste in a food processor. Keep aside.
  • Heat the oil in a pan on a medium flame and fry the chicken pieces till well browned. Remove and keep aside.
  • Again heat the same oil, then add the whole spices.
  • As the spices turn slightly darker, add the onion, ginger and garlic pastes and fry till the onions are pale golden in colour.
  • Add all the other spices - coriander, cumin and garam masala - and fry for 5 minutes.
  • Add the tomatoes and fry till the oil begins to separate from the masala.
  • Add the chicken to this masala, mix well and add half a cup of water. Cook till the chicken is almost done.
  • Add the spinach now and mix well. Cook till most of the water dries up. Remove from the fire and garnish with a dollop of fresh butter.
  • Serve with hot Chapatis (Indian flatbread) or Parathas (pan-fried Indian flatbread).


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