How to make Sarson Saag Chicken -

Chicken cooked in mustard oil with spinach puree.Chicken cooked in mustard oil and with spinach puree. Sarson ka saag typically North Indian dish tastes really nice with Makki Ki Roti and a dollop of fresh butter. Try out Sarson Saag chicken and you are on a heavenly bliss.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Chicken (चिकन), Spinach puree (पालक की प्यूरी )

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Sarson Saag Chicken

Sarson Saag Chicken Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Sarson Saag Chicken Recipe

  • Chicken cut into 8 pieces on bone 750 grams

  • Spinach puree blanched 1 cup

  • Filtered mustard oil (sarson ka tel) 2 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Ginger 1 1/2 inches

  • Garlic cloves 8-9

  • Green chillies 5

  • Yogurt 5 tablespoons

  • Gram flour (besan) 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Cinnamon 1 inch

  • Cloves 10-12

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Heat mustard oil in a non-stick pan till it reaches smoking point.

Step 2

Roughly chop ginger and put in a grinder jar. Add garlic cloves, roughly chopped green chillies, mustard seeds, yogurt, gram flour and 4-5 tbsps water and grind into a smooth paste.

Step 3

Reduce heat, add cinnamon, cloves and cumin seeds to the pan and sauté for ½ minute. Add chicken pieces and salt and mix well. Cover and cook for 3-4 minutes.

Step 4

Add ground paste, mix well, cover and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 5

Add spinach puree, mix well, cover and cook till the chicken is fully cooked.

Step 6

Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.