Chicken sagwala (chicken cooked in spinach)

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
3 pounds Chicken pieces skinned
5 Cloves garlic; minced
2 larges Onions; minced
2 larges Tomatoes; crushed
1 Inch piece ginger; minced
4 tablespoons Milk
4 bunches Spinach; washed & chopped
2 tablespoons Butter
½ teaspoon Cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon Coriander powder
½ teaspoon Turmeric
2 Big cardamom pods
2 Cloves
7 tablespoons Oil
1 teaspoon Garam masala
½ teaspoon Salt

Fry the chicken lightly in 4 tablespoon of oil for 3-4 minutes until lightly browned and set aside.

Put the spinach in a deep pan, add ¼ cup water. Bring to boil and remove from heat. When cool, grind in blender and set aside.

Heat the remaining oil and add ginger, garlic and onions until lightly brown. Add tomatoes, salt, cayenne, coriander powder, turmeric, cloves, and cardamom. Sprinkle with one tablespoon water. Cook for 10 minutes on low heat. Add chicken and milk. Simmer until the chicken is tender. Add spinach and garam masala. Cook until spinach starts sticking to pan. Remove from heat. Add butter and cover until ready to serve.

Posted to KitMailbox Digest by GAdams1350@... on Dec 1, 1997

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