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Indian, Indisches, Chicken Saagwala Recipe

PostPosted: Thu Oct 27, 2011 2:29 am
by HighHeelKitchen


Chicken Saagwala (Chicken Cooked in Spinach):
3 lb chicken pieces skinned
5 cloves garlic, minced
2 large onions, minced
2 large tomatoes, crushed
1 inch piece ginger, minced
4 Tablespoons milk
4 bunches spinach, washed & chopped
2 Tablespoons butter
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon coriander powder
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
2 big cardamom pods
2 cloves
7 Tablespoons oil
1 teaspoon garam masala
1/2 teaspoon salt

Fry the chicken lightly in 4 Tablespoons of oil for 3 to 4 minutes until lightly browned and set aside.

Put the spinach in a deep pan, add 1/4 cup water. Bring to boil and remove from heat. When cool, grind in blender and set aside.

Heat the remaining oil and add ginger, garlic and onions until lightly brown. Add tomatoes, salt, cayenne, coriander powder, turmeric, cloves and cardamom. Sprinkle with one Tablespoon water. Cook for 10 minutes on low heat. Add chicken and milk. Simmer until the chicken is tender. Add spinach and garam masala. Cook until spinach starts sticking to pan. Remove from heat. Add butter and cover until ready to serve.