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Monday, October 26, 2009

Saag Murg (Chicken in a spinach puree)

Chicken cut into pcs 1 kg
Spinach (palak) 2 big bunches (made into puree)
Oil 4 tbsp
Cinnamon 1'' stick 4
Bay leaves 2
Ginger and garlic paste 4 tbsp
Onion paste 1 cup/2 big onions
Red chilli powder 2 tsp
Ginger julliened 2 tsp
Pepper powder 1 tsp
Dry red chillies chopped for garnishing
Butter enough to saute chicken.
Salt to taste
Heat oil in a pan,add cinnamon sticks and bay leaves.Saute over medium heat until they crackle.
Add ginger garlic and onion paste,and red chilli powder.Saute for 30-60 seconds.
Add spinach puree and mix well.Add little water.Let it cook for 3-4 minutes.
In a another pan,heat the butter and saute chicken until lightly browned.
Transfer the chicken pieces into the spinach puree.Add salt and pepper powder,cover and simmer on very low heat for 10-15 minutes or until the chicken in cooked.
Lastly garnish the dish with ginger and dry red chillies.
Recipe source:-Dum Cuisine.


  1. Mmmmmmmmmmm Saag murg nice recipe looks great Saritha.

  2. Seems like very spicy and tasty dish Sarita..

  3. Palak chicken! It looks scrumptious! So alluring!

  4. Great combination... Looks very tempting & delicious.

  5. I have tried cooking chicken with methi before but never tried with spinach.This looks pretty interesting..n nice variation .

  6. I was looking for this recipe and found it here, thanks for sharing dear! Looks so fresh and delicious!!!

  7. This is my all time favourite combo...love that creamy bhaji with flavourful chicken...very yum...


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