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Chicken Saagwala

Chicken Saagwala

Brief Description

Chicken Saagwala as the name suggests Chicken in spinach. It is made in the spinach gravy. In the end it comes out with great taste and flavors.

Preparation Time 20 mins
Cooking Time 30 mins
Serves 4

Ingredients for Chicken Saagwala

  • Pieces of chicken - 1
  • Pureed spinach - 3 Cups 
  • Cumin seeds - 1 teaspoon  
  • Bay leaf - 1 
  • Paste of ginger - 1 teaspoon  
  • Paste of garlic - 1 teaspoon  
  • Grated onions - 1/2 Cup
  • Puree of tomato  - 1/4 Cup 
  • Salt - 2 teaspoon  
  • Garam Masala - 1/4 teaspoon  
  • Red pepper powder  - 1/2 teaspoon  
  • Coriander seeds powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Cream to garnish

Chicken saagwala

How to make Chicken Saagwala

  • Heat about 1 cup of oil. Add cumin to it. When cumin seeds starts crackle adds ginger, bay leaf, and garlic; cook until they gets brown in color.  
  • Now add onions to the above mixture. Cook till they get soft.  
  • Now add the pieces of chicken and cook over high flame. Turn the chicken time to time and cook till opaque.  
  • Reduce the flame to low, toss for some time; make sure the chicken becomes tender.
  • Now add tomato puree and toss till all the fat appears.  
  • Add salt, red pepper, and garam Masala. Mix it properly.  
  • Now add finely grated spinach to the mixture and cook for about 2-3 minutes.  
  • Take out the chicken from the skillet. Garnished it with the cream.
  • Chicken Saagwala is now prepared.

Some Useful Tips

  • One can increase or decrease the quantity of green chilies into the chicken according to your taste.
  • The chicken can be greased with butter and can be cooked in an oven instead of following the above process

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  • Chicken Rezala
  • Thai Chicken Pad
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