Green chicken( palak chicken) Chicken curry in silky spinach gravy

Ingredients :

Chicken -500 gms. (1lb)

Spinach -2cups

Ginger-garlic paste -1 tbsp 

Onions-1 large 

Tomatoes -2 medium size

Coriander powder -1tbsp

Cumin powder -1tsp

Turmeric powder -1/2 tsp

Red chilli powder -2 tbsp

Garam masala -1tsp

Fresh cream -1tsp

Salt to taste.

Oil-3 tbsp


1) thinly slice the onions,tomatoes and keep them aside.

2) Blanch the spinach in hot water for 2-3 minutes.

3) Blend the spinach into smooth paste.

Method :

1)Heat the oil in a wide pan, Once the oil is hot add onions, and fry them till they become translucent.

2) AddGinger-Garlic paste and  thinly sliced tomatoes to the pan and add turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, salt and give a quick mix and let the mixture cook and the tomatoes disappear.

3) Add chicken pieces to the pan and fry them for a minute and add red chilli powder, turmeric powder and give it a stir.

4) Close the lid and cook them for 15 minutes on a medium flame until the chicken is almost done.

5) Add spinach paste,mix it very well and don’t close the lid of the pan it will result in change in color of the spinach.

6) Cook for 15 minutes in open pan on a low flame. 

7) Add garam masala and mix it properly.Add

8) Once the chicken  is  cooked  completely add fresh cream to it and turn off the flame.
Note: One can add coco powder to the recipe before you add chicken to the pan.

You can blend the onions for extra silky gravy.

Have  a great  week ahead.



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