Palak Chicken Recipe With Gravy | How To Make Palak Chicken

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Palak Chicken recipe is sure to please a crowd with its great flavours, textures, and nutrients. The Saag Wala Chicken or Palak chicken combines creamy spinach and spices for an outrageously delicious dish that’s perfect any time of year!

Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 25 min Cook Time 30 min Total Time 55 mins
Servings: 2 Calories: 277
Best Season: Winter


Palak Chicken is almost popular all over India, though the process of cooking may vary in different parts of the country. In this recipe, chicken is cooked in spinach curry. Since in this recipe, spinach is used, so it is more healthy. It is the perfect dish for any party.




  1. Heat oil in a pan and add chopped onions, chopped ginger, chopped garlic and fry them until onions become a light golden colour.

  2. Now add chopped palak into a pan and fry it for 10 min. When palak is becoming soft then switch off the flame and keep it aside. When it cools down, grind the palak into a fine paste.

  3. Now heat oil in another pan and add whole garam masala, cumin seeds, red chillies and saute them for a minute.

  4. Then add washed chicken into the pan, and add salt and turmeric powder in it and mix well.

  5. Cover the lid and let it cook for some time. After the chicken is cooked, add chopped tomato and cook for some time.

  6. Then add red chilli powder and chicken masala to it and mix well.

  7. Let it cook for some time, now add palak paste and water, and mix well.

  8. Cover the lid and let it cook for 10 mins on medium flame. Now add coriander leaves and switch off the flame. Your Palak Chicken is ready now.

  9. Serve Palak Chicken with rice or chapati.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 2

Amount Per Serving
Calories 277kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 73mg25%
Sodium 714mg30%
Potassium 591mg17%
Total Carbohydrate 9g3%
Dietary Fiber 2g8%
Protein 30g60%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


If you want to have more masala’s (or spicy), you can add 1 tsp of each coriander powder, cumin powder, and chicken masala.

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