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Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Spinach Chicken

Ingredients
  1. Chicken(skinned) - 500 gms
  2. Spinach - 250 gms
  3. Onions - 2 chopped
  4. Ginger - 1 inch
  5. Garlic - 2 clove
  6. Cloves - 3 - 4
  7. Cinnamon - 1 small stick
  8. Green Cardamom - 2-3
  9. Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  10. Red Chilli powder - 2 tsp
  11. Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
  12. Green Chilli - 4-5
  13. Tomatoes - 1 big
  14. Kassori Methi powder ( Fenugreek powder) - 1/2 tsp
  15. Curd - 2 tbsp
  16. Coriander leaves (chopped) - 2 tbsp
  17. Salt to taste
  18. Chat Masala - 1/2 tsp(Chat masala is a masala, or spice mix, used in Indian cuisine. It typically consists of amchoor (dried mango powder), cumin, Kala Namak, coriander, dried ginger, salt, black pepper, asafoetida and capsicum)
  19. Lemon juice - 2-3 tsp
  20. Garam Masala - 1/2 tsp (The composition of garam masala differs regionally, with wide variety across India. Some common ingredients are black & white peppercorns, cloves, bay leaves, long pepper (also known as pippali), black cumin (known as shahi jeera), cumin seeds, cinnamon; black, brown, & green cardamom, nutmeg, mace, star anise and coriander seeds.)
  21. Oil - 1-2 tbsp
Process:

Make a paste of the Spinach, ginger and garlic in a food processor. Heat oil, add cumin seeds, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves along with chopped onions. Saute for 3-4 minutes, add ginger-garlic paste, chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala, kassori methi, chopped tomatoes, chopped green chillies, curd and continue the saute for sometime or till the oil separates. Now add chicken pieces, coriander leaves, salt, chat masala - cover and cook until chicken is tender. Add spinach paste, lime juice - simmer for 5 minutes without covering. Garnish with slit green chillies and chopped tomatoes.


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