Palak Chicken Recipe

Palak Chicken is a delicious chicken curry made with spinach. Learn how to make/prepare Palak Chicken by following this easy recipe.
Palak Chicken Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 9.3 / 10 (22 votes)
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • 1 kg Chicken
  • 2 bunches Palak, chopped
  • 2 Tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 Onions, chopped
  • 2 Green Chilies, chopped
  • 10 Cloves Garlic
  • 2 tbsp Ginger, chopped
  • 1 tbsp Cumin Powder
  • 1 tbsp Chili Powder
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Pepper Powder
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 4-6 tbsp Ghee/oil
  • 100 gm Fresh Cream
How to make Palak Chicken:
  • First boil water in a pan. Once boiled, add chopped palak. Simmer for 5 minutes and then strain out the left water. Set the boiled palak aside to cool.
  • Once cooled, blend the palak into a smooth paste.
  • Separately grind onions, ginger, garlic, green chillies and tomatoes to make a fine masala paste.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add the masala paste. Sauté till the masala turns brown.
  • Now, add pepper powder, cumin seed powder, garam masala powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and salt to it. Cook the mixture for 10 minutes.
  • Now, add the palak paste and mix well. Cook for 10 more minutes.
  • Add chicken and mix well. Cook for 20 to 30 minutes by covering the vessel with a lid.
  • Remove from the heat when chicken pieces are fully cooked.
  • Garnish with fresh cream and serve hot chicken curry with steamed rice or rotis.

Reviews and Ratings:
Anja posted 24/03/2014
Great great recipe, thanks a lot! The whole family loved it...
Rajnish posted 15/03/2013
I have a question regarding Palak Chicken. As per the steps provided it is no where mentioned to fry chicken. Is it so?
Will it taste good if we put raw chicken pieces directly into palak paste?
Please guide us I need to cook it urgently