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Chicken Saagwala Recipe
How to make Chicken Saagwala
Nutritious and tasty, chicken is cooked in a rich gravy of pureed spinach and tomato.
- Total Cook Time 55 mins 10 seconds
- Prep Time 10 mins 10 seconds
- Cook Time 45 mins
- Recipe Servings8
Ingredients of Chicken Saagwala
- 1 chicken - cut into pieces
- 1/4 cup oil
- 3 cups pureed spinach
- 1 tsp cumin seeds
- 1 bay leaf
- 1 tsp finely chopped ginger
- 1 tsp finely chopped garlic
- 1/2 cup onions - grated
- 1/4 cup tomato puree
- 2 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp garam masala
- 1/2 tsp powdered red pepper
- 1 tsp powdered coriander seeds
- Cream for garnish
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Heat the oil and add cumin, when it splutters, add bay leaf, ginger and the garlic, and saute till a light brown.
Add onions and saute till soft.
Add the chicken over high heat and turn around till opaque.
Lower the heat and let it cook, stirring a few times, till tender.
Add tomato puree and stir fry till fat separates.
Add the salt, garam masala and the red pepper and stir till well mixed.
Add spinach and saute for 2-3 minutes.
If you want a thinner gravy, add a little water and cook some more.
Turn around a few times and serve hot garnished with the cream.