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Spinach-Cashew Chicken

A very fragrant, delicious chicken with spinach and cashews.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Servings 4 -5

Ingredients
  

  • For the paste:
  • 3 cloves
  • 2 " cinnamon stick
  • 1/2 tea spn coriander seeds
  • 1/2 tea spn fennel seeds badishep
  • 1/2 cup onions
  • 2 cups spinach leaves
  • 1/2 cup tomato
  • 1 tea spn garam masala
  • For marinade
  • 1/4 cup coriander leaves
  • 3-4 green chillies
  • 1 tea spn chopped ginger
  • 1 tea spn chopped garlic
  • 1 tbl spn plain yogurt curd
  • Other ingredients
  • 1 lb 1/2 kg chicken
  • 1/4 cup cashews
  • 1/2 cup onions
  • 2-3 black cardamom moti elaichi
  • Oil
  • Salt

Instructions
 

  • Marinate chicken :
  • Make a paste of coriander leaves, green chillies, ginger, garlic.
  • Add the paste, yogurt(curd) and little salt to chicken pieces and leave it aside for about 30mins.
  • Make the masala paste:
  • Heat oil and add cumin, cinnamon, fennel seeds, coriander seeds.
  • Fry a bit and then add onion and fry till they are translucent.
  • Add garam masala and fry for few mins.
  • Then add tomatoes and cook till they are soft.
  • Add spinach leaves and a let them wilt a bit.
  • Make it into a smooth paste.
  • Make the curry
  • Heat oil in same pan and add black cardamom and onions.
  • Add cashews, followed by marinated chicken.
  • Fry for few minutes and then add the masala paste, salt.
  • Cover and cook till chicken is done.
  • Serve hot with chapatis/rotis or rice.