Saturday, 22 April 2017

Recipe - Palak Chicken Drumsticks

Palak Chicken Drumsticks is one of the most delicious north Indian traditional dish. It is an amazing combination of chicken and spinach. This is a recipe has many names. A popular dish in which the succulent meat is cooked and simmered with spices in a nutritious sauce made with spinach. It provides proteins and fiber in one dish and goes well with naan, paratha’s or roti’s.

Serves: 2-3 | Cooking Level: Moderate | Cooking time: 30 - 40 mins

4 Chicken Drumsticks
4 Green Chilies
2 medium size onions
1 ½-table spoon garlic paste
1 table spoon ginger
4-5 medium size tomatoes
1 bunch of finely chopped and washed Palak (spinach)
Masalas – Red chili powder, Coriander powder, Turmeric powder, Garam masala and Salt to taste

1. Take a non-stick pan and put a big spoon of ghee in it.

2. Add 2 medium size finely chopped onions, garlic, and fry until they turn golden brown.

3. On the other side grind the tomatoes with green chilies and ginger paste.

4. When the onions turn brown, add the tomatoes puree.

5. Now add masala's like: 
  • 1 table spoon of salt 
  • ½-tea spoon turmeric powder 
  • 1 table spoon of red chili powder 
  • 1 table spoon of coriander powder 

6. Mix all the above ingredients and cook with a lid on for 5-10 minutes.

7. Now put the Chicken Drumsticks and cover the pan with a lid and allow it to cook for about 20 minutes.

8. Open the lid and add the finely chopped palak (spinach)

9. Cover it with a lid again and let the palak (spinach) cook for 10 minutes.

10. Once the palak (spinach) is cooked, add garam masala and cover the chicken drumsticks with the gravy and masala. Please note: Keep the gravy semi dry so that you can serve with naan, paratha’s or roti’s.

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  1. Thanks for sharing such a valuable information. I have been using Organic India Moringa Powder and it tastes quite awesome.

  2. Nice and simple recipe. Thanks for sharing