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Day 1 – Spinach Chicken Pasta

Day 1 – Spinach Chicken Pasta

My first dinner of 2011: A healthy spinach chicken served over Fusilli Pasta.

Recipe:

  • Spinach- 1/2 bag
  1. Add spinach to boiling water and cook for 2 minutes.
  2. Drain the spinach and puree it into a thick paste.

For cooking chicken: 

  • Oil- 2 tbsp
  • Whole Garam masala- 2 cardamom, 2 cloves, 1 inch cinnamon
  • Cumin seeds- 1/2 tsp
  • Garlic chopped- 2 cloves
  • Onion, chopped- 1
  • Ginger-garlic paste- 1 tbsp
  • Tomatoes chopped – 1
  • Chicken boneless cubed- 1/2 pound
  • Salt- to taste
Ground Spices:
  • Chilly powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
  • Cumin powder- 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder- 1 tsp
  • Fenugreek leaves- 2 tsp
  • Ground pepper- 1/4 tsp
Preparation:
  • In a large pan, add oil, put whole garam masala, cumin seeds and saute for a second.
  • Add garlic, saute for a minute.
  • Add onions and cook till tender.
  • Add salt to taste.
  • Add ginger-garlic paste, cook for 2 minutes.
  • Now, add the tomatoes and cook till it gets mashed.
  • Add the chicken and cook covered till it turns tender and well done.
  • Now, add all the ground spices and cook for a few minutes.
  • Pour the pureed spinach to the mixture and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add 1/4 tsp ground pepper, combine well.
  • Taste and add salt if needed.
  • Cook pasta in boiling water along with little salt till tender, drain the water.
  • Spread pasta on a plate and pour the spinach chicken over the pasta.
  • Serve hot.


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