Traditional Palak Chicken
Traditional Palak Chicken


• 2 lbs (around 6 pieces) Chicken
• 1 bundle Spinach
• 2 Tomatoes (medium)
• Onion Paste (from 1 large Onion)
• Garlic Paste (from 6-8 flakes Garlic)
• 4-5 Green chillies
• 2 tsp Turmeric powder
• 2 tbsp Coriander Powder
• 2 tsp Channa Masala Powder
• Salt
• Sugar
• Oil for cooking


  1. Separate the palak leaves from the stalk and wash them. Heat a pan and add palak leaves to it. Cook till the palak becomes soft.
  2. After palak is cooked, cool the mixture and blend till it becomes a paste.
  3. Fry the onion and garlic paste in oil till light brown. Add the chicken pieces, some salt and cook till chicken is half done.
  4. Add some turmeric powder, coriander powder and channa masala powder. Cook for 2 mins.
  5. Add the palak paste and stir well.
  6. Make a puree of the tomatoes in a blender and add the green chillies in the blender too.
  7. Add the tomato-chilli paste to the palak-chicken mixture and stir well.
  8. Cover and cook for about 15-20 mins.
  9. Serve hot with rice or rotis.

Recipe courtesy of Anuradha