Palak or spinach chicken is an innovative recepie wherein chicken is cooked in the spinach paste along with spices and condiments. Its a delicious side dish for non vegetarian meal.

Recepie :

Ingredients :

  • Chicken : 1/2 kg
  • Spinach leaves: 20
  • Coriander leaves: 1 cup
  • Green chillies : 2
  • Ginger garlic : 1 tbsp crushed
  • Cinnamon stick : 1 small
  • Green cardamom : 2
  • Fennel seeds: 1/2 tsp
  • Onions: 2 finely chopped
  • Black pepper powder: 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder: 1 tsp
  • Chicken masala : 1 tsp
  • Kasoori methi : 1/2 tsp crushed
  • Salt: for taste
  • Coconut oil : 2 tbsp


  • Boil chicken with salt and black pepper powder. Drain the water and save it for later, keep the chicken pieces aside.
  • Make a fine paste using spinach leaves, coriander leaves and green chillies.
  • Heat oil in a wok. Add fennel seeds, cinnamon and cardamom. Saute for 15 secs.
  • Add onions with little salt and saute till it turns translucent.
  • Add crushed ginger garlic and saute for 2 to 3 mins.
  • Now add the boiled chicken pieces and mix.
  • To this add spinach paste and reserved chicken stock and mix well.
  • Add coriander powder and chicken masala and give it a mix.
  • Let it boil for 5 to 6 minutes.
  • Add crushed kasoori methi and mix .
  • Switch off the flame after 2 mins.
  • Cover and keep for 10 mins before serving.

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