Chicken Keema Palak

Chicken Khima Palak Recipe

Looking to cook something quick and filling? Set aside 20 minutes for this delicious Chicken Keema Palak recipe by Rekha Kakkar. Combining the meat with Spinach gives a distinct and delicious flavour to the recipe. It is not just its mouth-watering taste, but also protein is one of the takeaways of this recipe.

Cooking time
20 min
Preparation time
20 min



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This recipe scores more than regular recipe since it is rich in fiber and vitamin A


  • 300g chicken mince
  • 300g baby spinach, washed and chopped
  • 75g Saffola Masala Classic Masala Oats
  • 100g onion, finely chopped
  • 100g fresh tomato puree
  • 1 green chilli, finally chopped 
  • 1 tablespoon ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tablespoon Saffola Oil
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon jeera
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, julienne
  • Onion rings and coriander leaves to serve

How to make Chicken Khima Palak

  • Dry roast oats in a pan for 3-4 minutes on medium heat, and keep it aside
  • Wash spinach leaves in a big pot of water to clean it thoroughly and chop it. Keep it aside
  • Heat the oil in the pan and sauté onion and ginger garlic paste in it until light brown
  • Add all the whole spices and ground spices and pureed tomatoes
  • Cook on medium heat till water is dried. Add minced meat, stir well and  cook covered on medium heat for 4 minutes
  • Now add chopped spinach and 1 cup of water, mix well and cook it covered for 5 minutes more
  • Add roasted oats now, cook for 3-4 minutes more
  • Remove the lid mix in garam masala powder. and finely chopped green chilis. Serve it hot garnished with fresh green coriander leaves, slit green chilli, ginger julienne and lemon juice

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Very nice recipe

Very nice recipe

Feb 25, 2015

Average: 4 (1 vote)

Sorry my computer froze and the whole re...

Sorry my computer froze and the whole recipe did not show up to the bottom, I beg your pardon !

Feb 18, 2015

Average: 4 (1 vote)

You did not specify when to add the pala...

You did not specify when to add the palak leaves to the mince

Feb 18, 2015

Average: 4 (1 vote)
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