Gongura Chicken / Chicken With Sorrel Leaves

Gongura Chicken / Chicken With Sorrel Leaves - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
This is a traditional Andhra style tangy chicken cooked with gongura / sorrel leaves. Gongura leaves have a sour taste and they are added to flavour various curries, both veg and non veg. These leaves are a rich source of iron, folic acids and are very nutritious.
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Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time40 minutes
Total Time55 minutes
Served As: Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Taste: Salty, Spicy
Servings 3


  • 500 gm Chicken
  • 1 cup Onion sliced
  • 2 cups Gongura ... 2 Cups gongura
  • 2 Green Chillies add more if you like it spicy
  • 1 tbsp Tomato Puree
  • 1 tsp Ginger Paste
  • 2 Garlic Paste tsps
  • handful leaves Coriander
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
  • red chili powder optional
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 4 tbsps Oil


  • Heat oil in a pan and fry the onions until translucent. Add the green chillies, ginger and garlic paste.
  • Tip in the tomato paste, chicken pieces and stir fry for about 5 minutes.
  • Now add the salt and spice powders except garam masala which will be added towards the end. Add enough water to cook the chicken according to the consistency required.
  • When the chicken is three-fourths done add the sorrel leaves and mix. Sprinkle the garam masala powder and add the coriander leaves. Cover and again simmer it until done.

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Shobha Keshwani
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