Palak Chicken | Chicken With Spinach | Spinach Chicken Curry

Palak Chicken


  • 500 gms Chicken (small pieces with bones)

For Marination:

  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 2 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 2 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste

Other Ingredients:

  • 3 cups Spinach Leaves (sliced fine-100 gms )
  • 3 medium Onions (fine chopped- 200 gms)
  • 2 small Tomatoes (red ones, sliced- 100 gms)
  • 2 nos Green Chillies (halved and slit)
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 4 tbsp Refined Oil
  • 1/8 tsp Salt (a pinch, for seasoning)



  • Cut the chicken into small pieces, wash and marinate with the items mentioned.
  • Set aside for 1 hour.
  • Fine chop the onions and slice the red tomatoes.
  • Wash and finely slice the spinach leaves. Leave out the stalk.
  • Cut the green chilies into halves and slit them.


  • Heat oil in a a kadai or pan and add the chopped onions.
  • Fry on medium heat for 12-13 mins till it is brown in colour.
  • Add the marinated chicken pieces, mix well and fry/bhunno on medium heat for 5 mins.
  • Continue to fry/bhunno on low heat for 5-6 mins till chicken is browned and oil separates.
  • Add the sliced tomatoes, mix well and fry it on medium heat for around 2 mins.
  • Now add 100 ml water, mix well and cover & cook for 5 mins on low heat till the tomatoes are soft and pulpy & oil separates.
  • Add the sliced spinach leaves and mix well.
  • Now add the slit green chillies, cumin powder and a pinch of salt.
  • Mix well, keep the heat on low and cover & cook for 15 mins stirring a few times, till chicken is tender and oil separates.
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