14 Dec 2007
Palak / Spinach chicken curry / Green Chicken Curry
chicken 1/2 kg
palak 1/2 bunch
coriander leaves chopped 1/2 cup
green chilly 2
curd 1 tablespoon
turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon
coriander powder 2 teaspoons
pepper powder 2 teaspoons or as desired
garam masala 1/2 tea spoon
garlic paste 1 teaspoon
ginger paste 1 teaspoon
Boil water.Remove from fire. Place palak leaves in this and keep for two or three minutes till it is cooked.Drain and fill the vessel with cold water and wait for two minutes. (We do this just to retain the green color of the leaves.)
Take the leaves out and grind them into a fine paste.
Heat oil, saute chopped onion till golden brown. Add garlic ginger paste and saute for few seconds. Then add chicken, all the powders, slit green chillies,salt , coriander leaves and curd..Use 1/2 cup or more water for cooking. Cook until the chicken is done. Then add ground palak paste. Keep on a low flame, boil, remove from fire.After adding palak paste boiling too much may change the green color of the curry.