Chicken Saagwala Recipe

Chicken Saagwala Recipe
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You might have come across this dish on the menus of various restaurants, but have you ever tried making this? Rich in spices like cumin, ginger and garlic, this dish is just a treat for the tongue.
Chicken Saagwala Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 9.0 / 10 (5 votes)
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • 1 Chicken-cut into pieces
  • 3 Cups pureed spinach
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 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
How to make Chicken Saagwala:
  • Heat about 1 cup of oil and add cumin, when it splutters, add bay leaf, ginger and the garlic, and sauté till a light brown.
  • Add onions and sauté 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 sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  • Turn around a few times and serve hot garnished with the cream.
  • Chicken Saagwala is ready.

Reviews and Ratings:
RICHARD posted 24/05/2011
made this in the weekend as I had people around for dinner and used red chillie powder instead of the red pepper - fantastic meal and easy to follow recipe...definitley cook this again
susan posted 09/02/2009
This was excellent!! it was easy to prepare, too.