• Prep Time 15-20 minutes
  • Cook Time 15-20 minutes
  • Serving For 4 People
  • Difficulty Medium

Recipe Description

The perfect North Indian dish chicken saagwala (Chicken and spinach curry) Indian style.


  • Chicken cut into pieces – 700 grms
  • Oil – 3 tbsp
  • Spinach puree – 2cup
  • Sarson chopped – 1 bunch
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  • Bay leaf – 2
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1 tbsp
  • Onion chopped – 1
  • Tomatoes chopped – 1
  • Salt – To taste
  • Garam masala powder – 1 tbsp
  • Red chilli powder – ½ tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1tsp
  • yoghurt – 1cup
  • Coriander powder – 1tsp
  • Lemon wedges – For garnish


  1. heat the oil and add cumin, when it splutters, add bay leaf, , and sauté for ½ mint
  2. Add onions and sauté till soft. Add ginger garlic paste and sauté. Then add chopped tomatoes and sauté well.
  3. Add the chicken over high heat and turn around till opaque.
  4. Add the salt, garam masala and the red chilli powder. Coriander powder, turmeric powder and stir till well mixed
  5. Add in the chopped sarson and cooked until the sarson it cooked.
  6. Add spinach and sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  7. Lastly add yogurt mix well and simmer for 1-2 mints.
  8. Remove it in a serving bowl and serve hot.


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Harpal Sokhi


Fusion of Indian food with International Cuisine is what made Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi a sought after name within the Food industry. With a background of North India, Chef Harpal is a music lover and is fluent in English and five Indian regional languages - Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Oriya and Telugu.

1 thought on “Chicken Saagwala”

  1. Harry - April 3, 2017 at 12:46 pm

    Very impressive website chef. Was waiting for the longest time for you to launch your website. I cannot find the link to the ‘Recipe Finder’. It is a pain to keep scrolling and looking at all the recipes to find what you want to cook especially when you are in a rush to hunt for a particular recipe. Please provide a link on your website so that we can type the recipe we are looking for and it takes us directly to that particulate recipe. Love all your recipes and the easy tips that you provide to make the food taste better. Thanks.


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