Spinach Chicken Curry
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Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 5 People
  • Oil- 2 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds- 1 tsp
  • Whole dry red chili- 2
  • Ginger, minced- 2 tsp
  • Garlic, minced- 1 tsp
  • Bay leaves- 2
  • Onion, chopped small- 2, medium
  • Turmeric powder- ¼ tsp
  • Kashmiri red Chili powder- ½ tsp
  • Coriander powder- 1 tsp
  • Garam masala- ½ tsp
  • Tomato sauce- 1½ cups
  • Chicken breasts, diced- 2 breasts
  • Fresh Spinach, chopped- 1 bunch
  • Water- to thin down gravy
  • Salt- to taste
  1. Heat a saucepan over medium heat, add oil.
  2. Add cumin seeds, sauté for a few seconds.
  3. Add red chili and bay leaves, sauté for a few seconds.
  4. Add ginger and garlic chopped, sauté till golden in color.
  5. Add onions and a few pinches of salt, sauté till translucent.
  6. Add turmeric powder, sauté till onions turn golden in color.
  7. Add Kashmiri chili powder, coriander power and garam masala, combine well.
  8. Add tomato sauce, combine well.
  9. Add diced chicken, combine well and cook covered till chicken is well done.
  10. Open the pan and add the chopped fresh spinach, cook covered for a few minutes.
  11. Add water to thin down the gravy, cook till it thickens.
  12. Have a taste, add salt and more chili powder for spice if needed.
  13. Transfer the spinach chicken curry to a serving bowl and serve with Cumin rice, plain basmati rice, chapatti or roti.
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