Saag Chicken (Sag Chiken)

Written By Lucy Pinder on Sunday, September 27, 2009 | 9:35 PM



Ingredients

Skinned chicken pieces - 3 lbs
Garlic pods(mined) - 5 nos
Onions(large & minced0 - 2 nos
Tomatoes(large & crushed) - 2 nos
Ginger(minced) - 1" piece
Milk - 4 tbsp
Spinach(Paalak/Cheera)
(chopped) - 4 bunches
Butter - 2 tbsp
Cayenne powder - 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Cardamom(Elakka) - 2 nos
Cloves(Grambu) -2 nos
Oil - 7 tbsp
Garam masala - 1 tsp
Salt - 1/2 tsp
Method

Fry the chicken lightly in 4 tbsp of oil for 3-4 minutes until light brown and set aside.

2)Put the spinach in a deep pan along with 1/4 cup water and bring to boil and remove from heat.

3)When cool, grind in blender and set aside.

4)Heat the remaining oil and add ginger, garlic and onions until lightly
brown.

5)Add tomatoes, salt, cayenne, coriander powder, turmeric, cloves and cardamom.

6)Sprinkle 1 tbsp of water. Cook for 10 minutes on low heat.

7)Add chicken and milk.

8)Simmer until the chicken is tender.

9)Add spinach and garam masala. Cook until spinach starts sticking to pan. Remove from heat.

10)Add butter and cover until ready to serve.
 

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