Palak Chicken – Chicken Spinach Curry

Palak Chicken is basically a dish where chicken pieces are cooked in yummy and healthy spinach gravy. It’s a traditional dish of North India. If you are not a spinach lover, do try this recipe for once, and you will love the flavour and different taste of this authentic dish. It’s also a very healthy way to convince your kids to have spinach. For more Chicken recipes, search here .

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Important :

  • Preparation Time : 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time : 40 minutes
  • Total Time : 55 minutes
  • Serve For : 2

Ingredients :

  • Chicken (400 gm)
  • Spinach (1 cup) /boiled and paste
  • Green Chilli (1)
  • Onion (2 medium size)
  • Garlic Cloves (10-12)
  • Lemon Juice (2 tbsp))
  • Vegetable Oil (2 tbsp)
  • Bay Leaves (2)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Turmeric Powder (1/2 tsp)
  • Red Chilli Powder (1 tsp)
  • Yogurt (1 tbsp)
  • Sugar (1 tsp)
  • Garam Masala Powder (1/4 tsp)

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Marinate the chicken pieces with lemon juice for 30 minutes

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Take onion and garlic cloves into a blender

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Make a smooth paste

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Boil spinach

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Make smooth puree by adding green chilli

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In a pan, heat oil and add bay leaves

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Add onion paste

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Add salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder

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Add the marinated chicken pieces

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Cover and cook for 10 minutes

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Add spinach puree and mix well

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Add yogurt and cook for another 5-10 minutes

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Add sugar

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Add garam masala powder

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Tips :

  • For extra richness,  add some butter or cream at the very end.
  • Serve hot with roti, paratha or fried rice.

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