Saag Murg

By Shreyasi Das  |  9th Nov 2017  |  
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About Saag Murg Recipe

Saag Murg or Palak Chicken is an outrageously delicious dish, full of flavor and loaded with nutrients!! It’s an amazing combination of delicious ingredients that is cooked together to create the yummiest dishes of all.

Saag Murg, a succulent delicacy which is famous all over the world. Saag Murg is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the overflow of flavours, Saag Murg has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Shreyasi Das is the perfect one to try at home for your family. It's a get together at home and you realise that you want to make a Saag Murg, just the perfect situation when you realise that you need to know how to make the perfect Saag Murg. So, at that time you can try out this delicious recipe by Shreyasi Das. The recipe of Saag Murgis very simple and can be made in restaurant style using a few ingredients. The time taken while preparing Saag Murg is 55 minute. This recipe of Saag Murg is perfect to serve 4. Saag Murg is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or night party at home. And do remember that be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love it. So do try it next time!

Saag Murg

Ingredients to make Saag Murg

  • FOR GRAVY: 2 cups Palak/spinach puree
  • 1/2 cup onion paste
  • 2 tsp garlic paste
  • 2 tsp ginger paste
  • 3 medium tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp curd
  • 2-3 tbspTomato puree
  • 1 tbsp Fresh cream (optional)
  • 1/2 kg Boneless chicken - cleaned
  • SPICES: 2-3 Moti Elaichi (Black cardamom) pods
  • 2 Green cardamom pods
  • 2 small 1 inch cinnamon sticks
  • 2-3 bay leaves
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Haldi (turmeric powder)
  • 1/2-1 tsp Garam masala Powder
  • 1/4- 1/2 tsp Degi Mirch or Red chili Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Coarsely pounded coriander powder
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • salt to taste

How to make Saag Murg

  1. For Gravy: Wash and clean tomatoes. Apply a small incision in tomatoes and drop them in a potful of boiling water for 7-9 minutes until skin starts peeling off
  2. Rinse tomatoes in cold water. Peel off the tomato skin and discard. Chop the juicy flesh of tomatoes.
  3. Heat ghee in a pan, add whole spices and cumin seeds.
  4. As they begin spluttering, add ginger-garlic paste. Mix and saute for 5-6 SECONDS. Stir in onion paste and mix well
  5. Keep sauteing till all the liquid has evaporated and masala looks all dried up. Stir in chopped tomatoes.
  6. Add tomato puree and spice powders. Mix well
  7. Add beaten curd and give it a good mix. Cook for another 2-3 minutes till ghee starts to separate.
  8. Add pureed spinach. Mix well and allow it to simmer for 20- 25 minutes till palak color changes from light green to dark green
  9. Add chicken pieces to palak gravy
  10. Add 1/2 cup of water. Cover and cook till chicken pieces are cooked.
  11. Saag chicken is ready. Garnish it with cream and coriander leaves.Serve hot with rice or chapati.

Reviews for Saag Murg (1)

Kalpana Arora3 years ago

Nice one.

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