Saag chicken | How to make Saag chicken

By Nandini Mitra  |  22nd Nov 2016  |  
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About Saag chicken Recipe

A wonderful chicken curry which can be eaten with naan or roti

Saag chicken is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Nandini Mitra teaches how to make Saag chicken step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Saag chicken in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 6 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Saag chicken at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Saag chicken takes 20 minutes for the preparation and 20 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Saag chicken is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Saag chicken is a good option for you. The flavour of Saag chicken is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Saag chicken and impress your family and friends.

Saag chicken

Ingredients to make Saag chicken

  • Water to blanch the spinach
  • 1 kilogram fresh spinach (cut the roots and clean thoroughly)
  • 500 gram boneless chicken (cut into 1 inch pieces )
  • 2 large red onions (sliced very thin)
  • 2 tablespoons ginger and garlic paste
  • 5 tablespoons tomato puree
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 5 small green cardamom
  • 5 small whole cloves
  • 2 small cinnamon sticks
  • 2 large dried red chillies
  • 5 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons ghee
  • salt to taste.

How to make Saag chicken

  1. Blanch the spinach and make a puree of it.
  2. Heat oil in a wok. Put the flavourings (cardamom, cinnamon and cloves) and dry chillies into the oil. When the spices crackle add the sliced onions and cook them till soft.
  3. Add the chicken pieces and cook. Add all the other dry powdered spices, ginger garlic paste , the tomato puree and salt. Cover and cook till the chicken is done..
  4. Now add the spinach puree to the cooked chicken.
  5. Mix well and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Turn off the heat.
  6. Pour into serving bowl, pour the ghee on top . Serve hot with naan or roti.

Reviews for Saag chicken (1)

Tarannum Ansari2 years ago

You didn't mention here when to add tomato puree

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