Murgh Chicken Saag is a traditional village favourite. It is also commonly known as 'chicken with spinach'. However, you can get experimental with this recipe and include or swap the spinach for sweet potato, chickpeas, cauliflower, potatoes, or mixed vegetables. Or, to make this a vegetarian-friendly dish, you could just exclude the chicken!
What is Murgh Chicken Saag?
Murgh Chicken Saag or Murgh Saag is a traditional dish mainly including chicken and a sauce made from spinach and spices. The flavours are creamy, earthy and bold and are rich in hidden nutritional value - making this recipe a great one to try if you have younger children and struggle to get them to try different vegetables.
What do you serve with a Murgh Chicken Saag?
Traditionally this dish is served with fresh, hot chapatis. However, we recommend that you do this dish with fluffy warm naan pieces of bread, crispy onion bhajis or even basmati rice.
How long does it take to cook a Murgh Chicken Saag?
If following the method below, this dish will take approximately 20-25 minutes to cook and serve up to 4 people. This dish proves a firm favourite with families for its simplicity, nutritional value and exquisite flavour.