Chicken Saag

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 272.7
  • Total Fat: 2.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 52.4 mg
  • Sodium: 263.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 35.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.5 g
  • Protein: 29.2 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    1.5 Chicken Breast, no skin, cubed
    Basmati Rice, 1 cup uncooked (approx 1/2 cup cooked per serving)
    I medium onion, diced
    2 cloves of garlic, minced
    1 inch of ginger root, minced
    2lb of fresh spinach, chopped
    1/2 can of crushed tomatoes
    garam masala, 1/2 tsp
    tumeric, 1/4 tsp
    Ground coriander, 1/2 tsp
    salt, 1/4 tsp
    Cayenne pepp 1/4 tsp
    1 whole clove
    1 Cardamom pod
    1/4 cup water
    1 tbs water
    3 tbs milk 1%


Spray a skillet with olive oil cooking spray and saute chicken cubes until slightly browned. Set aside. Place chopped spinach into pot with 1/4 cup of water and bring to boil. Remove from heat ad cool slightly, then blend into a paste. Spray skillet with some more olive oil and saute onions, ginger and garlic. Add tomatoes, tumeric, coriander, salt, clove, cardamom pod, pepper and cook for a few more minutes. Add spinach, 1tbs of water, milk, garam masala and cook for a few more minutes (5). Serve over rice.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BROOKELAZARUS.

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  • thanks - 6/29/17

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  • This was AMAZING!!! Thank you SO much! - 3/8/10

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  • This recipe was easy to make and it looked and tasted great. The red tomatoes, green spinach and the yellow from the turmeric made for a colorful dish. I cooked it all at once instead of setting the chicken aside, and just poured some boiling water on the spinach to wilt it. Will make again! - 3/3/10

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  • Doesn't look like any saag I've ever eaten. Came out a disturbing kakhi colour and the kids wouldn't eat it. Overall it tasted good but I won't be making it again as I still have 3/4 of a pot left eat! - 1/2/10

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    Clove is kind of spice commonly available at asian/indian stores. use the link to get more info.
    - 4/26/09

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