Wednesday, 5 September 2012

Palak chicken

After a looong gap I have resumed my blog. I hope to post more recipes and hopefully all of you will continue to provide your valuable feedbacks and suggestions. Here is my 101st post. Happy cooking!!! :-)

Preparation Time : 15 minutes | Cooking Time : 20 minutes
Serves / Makes : 6 portions


Chicken - 1 kg
Palak - 2 bunches
Oil - 4 tablespoons
Onions, chopped - 3
Green chillies, chopped - 4
Salt - to taste
Ginger paste - 1 teaspoon
Garlic paste - 1 teaspoon
Tomato, chopped - 1 large
Turmeric powder - 1/2 teapoon
Kashmiri Chilli powder - 1 teaspoon
Coriander powder - 1 tablespoon
Garam masala - 1 teaspoon


1. Clean, wash and cut chicken into medium sized pieces.
2. Take palak leaves (without the stem), wash it properly and blanch it in boiling water for 4 minutes. Now drain the water and keep it aside.
3. Cool the cooked palak leaves and grind it into a fine paste.
4. Heat oil in a kadai and saute chopped onions and green chillies. Add a little salt.
5. When the onions becomes soft , add ginger paste and garlic paste and fry for 2 minutes.
6. Add chopped tomato and saute till it get mashed.
7. Add turmeric powder, chilli powder and coriander powder .
8. Fry for 2 minutes and add chicken pieces along with garam masala and little hot water.
9. Cook till the chicken is done and the gravy reaches a thick consistency.
10. Now add palak paste to the chicken curry and mix it well.
11. Keep it on low heat for 5 minutes and remove from heat.
12. Serve hot with roti or plain rice.


Priya said...

Wish to have this wonderful looking palak chicken with my rotis for my dinner tonite,beautifully done.

Chitra said...

Hi, welcome its color :)

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