Palak Chicken Curry Recipe - Saag Wala Chicken

Palak Chicken Curry Recipe is a healthy Chicken curry where chicken is firstly marinated and then cooked in spinach gravy. It is a healthy Chicken preparation which you can serve with Tawa Paratha and Burani Raita for a weekend meal.

Palak Chicken Curry Recipe - Saag Wala Chicken
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Palak Chicken Curry recipe is one of the finest and healthiest of all the chicken preparations. Spinach puree is added to the marinated chicken pieces. This recipe can be cooked in oil free gravy for few with medical restrictions.

The cooking method adopted here is prepared without water so the outcome is of semi dry gravy to enjoy with roti. Feel free to use that extra oil for more taste. Quite an inspirational recipe for creating delicious chicken gravy recipes in your kitchen.

Serve Palak Chicken curry Recipe along with Burani Raita and Tawa Paratha for a weekend dinner along with your family. You can also serve Kachumber Salad with this meal.

If you like this Palak Chicken curry Recipe, you can also try other Chicken recipes that you can make for your Indian Dinner:

  1. Chicken Mappas Recipe
  2. Spicy Pepper Chicken Recipe
  3. Chicken In Tomato Onion Gravy

Course: Lunch
Diet: High Protein Non Vegetarian
Prep in

40 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

70 M


4 Servings


  • 350 grams Chicken breasts , cut into pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Green Chilli Paste
  • Salt , to taste
  • 300 grams Spinach , roughly chopped
  • 2 Onion , sliced
  • 2 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 3 teaspoon Sunflower Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Ajwain (Carom seeds)
  • 2 Cardamom Powder (Elaichi)
  • 5 Cloves (Laung)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red Chilli powder ,   
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon Chaat Masala Powder
  • 2 teaspoon Fresh cream , to garnish
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Palak Chicken Curry Recipe - Saag Wala Chicken

  1. To begin making the Palak Chicken recipe, firstly clean, wash the chicken breast and cut into small to medium sized pieces.

  2. Take a medium bowl and add chicken pieces, 1 teaspoon oil, lemon juice, green chilli paste, salt, pepper, and red chilli powder. Mix everything properly, cover and refrigerate for 20 minutes or overnight.

  3. Into a pressure cooker, add the chopped spinach leaves, along with 2 tablespoons water and pressure cook for 1 whistle and turn off the heat.

  4. Release the pressure immediately by running it under cold water. Open the cooker and allow the spinach to cool.

  5. Once the spinach cools, place it in a mixer grinder and make a puree. Keep the palak aside.

  6. Heat a heavy bottomed pan with oil, add shahi jeera, cloves and saute it for about 10 seconds.

  7. Add onions and cook till they become soft and translucent. Once they are soft add the ginger garlic paste and let it cook for about 2 to 3 minutes so that the raw smell of the paste goes away.

  8. After 2 to 3 minutes, add in the tomatoes and the marinated chicken with masala. Let it cook for about a minute or two.

  9. Next, add cardamom powder, red chilli powder and salt to taste. Give it a mix, cover the pan and allow the chicken to cook completely.

  10. Finally, pour the spinach puree, mix everything well and let the Palak Chicken simmer for 4 to 5 minutes until the gravy chickens.

  11. Once the Palak Chicken is done, add lemon juice, give it a mix and it is ready to be served.

  12. Serve Palak Chicken Curry recipe along with Burani Raita and Tawa Paratha for a weekend dinner along with your family. You can also serve Kachumber Salad with this meal.

Last Modified On Wednesday, 11 April 2018 16:55
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