Special Palak Chicken

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 kg - chicken
  • 1/2 kg - palak
  • 7 - onions, medium sized
  • 2 - tomatoes, medium sized
  • Salt as desired
  • Green Masala:
  • 1.5 tbsp - ginger, garlic and green chillies paste
  • 1 tbsp - onion paste
  • Dry Masala:
  • 2 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp - coriander powder
  • Turmeric as required
  • 1/2 tbsp - chicken masala
  • Whole Garam Masala:
  • 1 piece - dalchini
  • 1 - green elaichi
  • 2 - bay leaves
  • 3-4 - cloves
  • Little zeera

How to Make Special Palak Chicken

  • Wash thoroughly the chicken pieces with lots of water.
  • In the last wash, apply a mixture of half a lemon and salt to the chicken pieces and mix thoroughly.
  • Then wash again with fresh water. Drain it completely.
  • Clean the palak and take only the leaves. Cut into small pieces and keep aside.
  • Heat some oil in a kadai and add the garam masala.
  • Then add the onions and fry till the colour changes.
  • Then add the chicken pieces and fry for some 10 mins. Then add the green masala and fry till the aroma comes.
  • Add all the dry masala and salt and fry till the oil separates.
  • Now add the tomatoes, mix well and cover the kadhai with a lid.
  • Let it cook in the water that will come from the chicken.
  • Now add the cleaned and cut palak and allow the chicken to get cooked well. Take care that the chicken should not be overcooked.
  • When the water dries up leaving enough gravy, the dish is ready for serving
  • Palak chicken can be eaten with rotis or steamed rice.