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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Chicken Jalfrezi

My mom and me are fans of hot and spicy food. Chicken Jalfrezi is one such hot spicy curry that we always love eating at the restaurants. Cooked with green chillies, capsicum, onions and tomatoes, this curry is sure to wake your senses up. It is equally tasty with rice and roti.

Chicken Jalfrezi

Chicken Jalfrezi - Recipe
Chicken - 1/2 Kg. of skinless boneless Chicken
Onions - 3/4 cup chopped and  3/4 cup cubed / sliced
Tomatoes - 1 cup pureed tomatoes and 1 cup thinly sliced
Green Peppers / Capsicum - 1 cup cubed
Green chillies - 4-5 vertically sliced
Ginger garlic paste - 2 teaspoons
Ginger - 2 teaspoons thinly sliced
Turmeric powder - 2 teaspoons
Red Chilli Powder - 2 teaspoons
Coriander Powder - 2 teaspoons
Cumin seeds - 2 teaspoons
Asafoetida powder - pinch
Oil - 2 tablespoons
Coriander leaves - for garnish

1. Marinate Chicken pieces with 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder, 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder, 1/2 teaspoon of ginger garlic paste and salt.
2. Heat a tablespoon of oil in a pan and temper with 2 teaspoons of cumin seeds. Add a pinch of asafoetida powder.
3. Add 3/4 cup of chopped onions and 1 teaspoon of ginger garlic paste and saute' until the onions are slightly browned.
4. Add a cup of pureed tomatoes and saute'.
5. Add a teaspoon each of turmeric and red chilli powder and 2 teaspoons of coriander powder and mix well.
6. Add marinated chicken, mix well and a cup of water. Cover and cook until the chicken is done.
7. In a separate pan / tava, add a tablespoon of oil. Add to this 3/4 cup of cubed / thinly sliced onions, vertically sliced green chillies and 1/2 teaspoon of ginger garlic paste.
8. To the onions, add a cup of cubed green peppers / capsicum, 1/2 teaspoon each of turmeric and red chilli powder.
9. When the capsicum is cooked, add a cup of thinly sliced tomatoes and 2 teaspoons thinly sliced fresh ginger. Stir fry this on medium heat.
10. Add this mixture to the chicken and mix well. Garnish wtith coriander leaves.

Chicken Jalfrezi


  1. Mindblowing chicken jhalfrezi. Looks superb!

  2. liked ur second click.. nice preparation..

  3. eautifully done, who can resist to this wonderful and delicious dish.

  4. Yummy n flavorful chicken curry...

  5. awesome and drooling recipe

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  6. Chicken i love it alot. hanks. The recipe it helped me alot by making great weekend. Great post. Then click for cocktails.

  7. Jalferezi looks great. Perfect and just satisfying.


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