Murg Saagwala (Chicken in Spinach Gravy)

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch spinach, blanched and pureed
  • 3 medium onions, ground to a paste
  • 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 3 medium tomatoes, blanched and puréed
  • 1/2 cup curd
  • 1/4 cup fresh cream
  • 1 kg chicken
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder
  • 2 tbsp chilli powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 5 tbsp oil
  • 5 green cardamoms
  • 3 black cardamoms
  • 1” cinnamon
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds

Method –

  1. Heat oil and add the whole spices
  2. Once the cumin seeds splutter, add the ginger garlic paste and sauté for a few seconds
  3. Add the onion paste and mix well
  4. Sauté onon until the mixture looks dry.
  5. Add the tomatoes and dry spices and sauté till the oil separates
  6. Add the beaten yogurt and sauté
  7. Add the chicken and mix well
  8. Add the spinach purée and mix again
  9. Add 1 cup of water, salt, cover and cook till chicken is tender
  10. Garnish with cream.

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