Saag wala Chicken | How to make Saag wala Chicken

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Saag wala Chicken is a mouthwatering dish which is perfect to serve at any occasion. It is a recipe of Indian cuisine which is very famous in the whole worldwide. This is very amazing in taste and it contains a lot of health benefiting nutrients. It is a quick and easy recipe and you can easily prepare restaurant style Saag wala Chicken at your home. Saag wala Chicken by Sudip Srivastava will help you to prepare the perfect Saag wala Chicken at your home. You don't need any extra effort or time to prepare this. It just needs few minute for the preparation and 45 minute for cooking. Whether it is a grand party or a normal kitty party, it is a perfect dish to serve and to get the compliments from your guests. This recipe follows the perfect art of cooking that gives an amazing texture to this and differentiate it from other dishes. In the Better Butter recipes, you will find the step by step process of this recipe by which you can know how to make the delicious Saag wala Chicken.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time45mins
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Saag wala Chicken

Ingredients to make Saag wala Chicken

  • 2 cups - palak/spinach boiled and pureed
  • 1/2 cup - onion paste
  • 3 - tomatoes
  • 2 - moti Eliachi (Black cardamom)
  • 2 - bay leaves
  • 2 each - green cardamom + cinnamon sticks
  • 2 tbsp each - beaten curd + tomato puree
  • 1 tbsp - fresh cream (optional)
  • 2 tsp each - garlic paste + ginger paste
  • 1 tsp - sugar
  • 1 tsp - garam masala owder
  • 1/2 tsp - degi mirch or red chilli Powder
  • 1/2 tsp - coarsely pounded coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp each - cumin seeds + turmeric powder
  • Salt as per taste

How to make Saag wala Chicken

  1. To make the masala - add ghee to a hot pan add whole spices and cumin seeds.
  2. When they start to sputter add ginger-garlic paste. Mix and saute for 5-6 seconds. Stir in onion paste and mix.
  3. Keep sauteing till all the liquid has evaporated and masala looks all dried up. Stir in chopped tomatoes.
  4. Add tomato puree and stir in all the dry spices one by one.
  5. Cook garam masala powder along with gravy, instead of adding it at the last minute. This way it releases more flavor and adds heat to the gravy.
  6. Add 1/2 cup of beaten curd and give it a good mix. Cook for another 2-3 mins till the masala is reduced in size and ghee starts to leave the cooked masala. Add pureed palak to it.
  7. Mix well and cook for 20- 25 mins till palak color changes from light green to dark green in color. Meanwhile clean and wash chicken pieces.
  8. Add chicken pieces to cooked palak.
  9. Mix and pour 1/2 cup of water. Cover and cook till chicken pieces are fully cooked, about 20 minutes.
  10. Saag chicken is ready. Garnish it with cream/butter and serve hot over rice or chapati.

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