Chicken Jalfrezi

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1/2 kg - chicken thigh
  • 1- chopped green pepper (capsicum)
  • 1- chopped onion
  • 1- chopped tomato
  • 1.5 tsp - tomato puree or paste
  • 3 cloves garlic (or garlic paste-1 tsp)
  • 1tsp - ginger paste
  • 1.5 tsp - red chillies powder
  • 1tsp - coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin (jeera) powder
  • turmeric- a pinch
  • chopped coriander leaves
  • garam masala
  • salt to taste
  • oil for cooking

How to Make Chicken Jalfrezi

  • Cut chicken into pieces and add salt, turmeric, and chilli powder; mix it and keep aside for 20 minutes.
  • Heat about 2 tbsp of oil in a cooker or pan and fry the onion and garlic and ginger paste for 2 minutes over high heat.
  • Add the chicken and salt. Fry gently for 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Add the chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, tomato, and green pepper; cover and cook over medium heat for 20 minutes.
  • Add the tomato paste or tomato puree and simmer for 5 to 7 minutes, or until the fat separates out from the thick sauce. Add garam masala 5 minutes before you take it off the heat.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with rice or chapatis.