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Green chicken

Updated on November 11, 2012

Green Chicken


Green Chicken

1 Chicken cut into medium pieces

For the marinate:

1 tsp ginger garlic paste

2 tbsp olive oil

1 tbsp mayo or 1 egg

½ tsp garam masala

1 tsp vinegar

1 tsp green chatni ( ground green coriander leaves and green chillies )

salt to taste

oil for frying

Marinate: Apply the above ingredients to the chicken and keep aside for at least 4 – 5 hrs.

Shallow fry: In a non stick pan, shallow fry and keep aside.


½ cup cashew nuts (boiled in a cup of water and grounded)

2 medium sized onions (steamed in a cooker and pureed)

½ cup yogurt (remove water if any)

½ cup malai or cream

1 cup palak i.e.spinach leaves pureed (blanched in boiling water)

1 tsp garam masala i.e. ground black pepper, clove and cinnamon

½” piece ginger and 4 – 5 green chilis grounded

1 ½ tsp ginger garlic paste

1 bunch mint and coriander chopped finely

2 tbsp khus khus or poppy seeds (boiled and pureed)

Tej pan or pulao leaves


In the same oil after removing the chicken pieces, put the onions and tej pan, and fry the onions golden brown. Add ginger garlic paste and fry for a few minutes. Put in yogurt and cream mixture, and fry till some oil comes up. Put in ginger and green chili paste, cashew and khus khus i.e. poppy seeds paste, mint and coriander leaves and fry for a few minutes. Add garam masala and chicken, and cook till the chicken is done. Add palak I spinach ) and serve hot with any roti or bread of your choice.

Green Chicken

Green Chicken
Green Chicken


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    • amjadbhatti profile image

      amjadbhatti 8 years ago

      V Nice

    • Kulsum Mehmood profile image

      Dr Kulsum Mehmood 8 years ago from Nagpur, India

      The green colour is due to cilantro, spinach green chillies and mint ground in the green chatni. Thanks for the comments.

    • Vladimir Uhri profile image

      Vladimir Uhri 8 years ago from HubPages, FB

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      Vladimir Uhri 8 years ago from HubPages, FB

      It looks good even I do not plan to cook.

    • marisuewrites profile image

      marisuewrites 8 years ago from USA

      This sounds spicy but not too, I will enjoy trying this recipe!!

    • Trsmd profile image

      Trsmd 8 years ago from India

      The color green can be either for - Cilantro, spinach, peas paste or just food color