Chicken Jalfrezi Recipe

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Boneless Chicken ½ kg (cut into 1 inch cubes)
Capsicum 1 (cut into small squares)
Onion 1 (cut into small squares)
Egg 1
Tomatoes 2 (chopped)
Green chilies 4 (chopped)
Oil ½ cup
Garlic paste 1 tsp
Red chili powder 1 tsp
Salt 1 tsp
Chili sauce 2 tsp
Ketchup 2 tsp
Black pepper ½ tsp (crushed)
Coriander leaves 2 tbsp (chopped)
Marinate chicken cubes with salt, chili powder, black pepper, chili sauce and ketchup for 30 minutes.
Heat oil in a wok.
Fry garlic paste with tomatoes for 5 minutes.
Add marinated chicken, cook till chicken is done and oil starts to float.
In a frying pan heat oil, fry cubed capsicum and onion for 2 minutes till soft.
Beat eggs with a pinch of salt and pepper, fry and slice in cubes.
Add fried capsicum, onion and omelet cubes to cooked chicken.
Garnish with chopped coriander and green chilies.
Serve hot.

Shireen Anwar Posted By: malaika,

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How to Make Chicken Jalfrezi (Summarized Method):

In order to prepare a chicken jalfrezi, you need to first marinade chicken cubes with the mixture of salt, black pepper, chili powder, chili sauce and tomato ketchup. Leave chicken marinated for 30 minutes. Then heat oil and fry garlic paste along tomatoes for 5 to 6 minutes. Then put marinated chicken into the pan and cook until chicken is cooked completely as well as oil appears inside the pan.
In another pan, heat some oil and fry capsicum and onions for 2 to 3 minutes unless they are soft. Then you need to beat eggs with bit salt and pepper; then fry the eggs and cut into cubes. Then mix fried capsicum, egg cubes and onions to the chicken. Sprinkle chopped coriander and green chilies to give it the final look.

Hot and spicy chicken jalfrezi recipe is ready.

Serve and enjoy with egg fried rice.

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Chicken Jalfrezi Definition

Jalfrezi (also written as zalfrezi, jaffrazi, jhal frezi etc.) is a curry recipe from Pakistani cuisine in which marinated chicken, fish or vegetables are deep fried in order to form a thick dry sauce. Chicken jalfrezi includes mainly chicken cubes or boneless chicken pieces. Additionally, it involves capsicums, onions, eggs, tomatoes, salt, red and green chili, coriander and garlic sauce. Jalfrezi is eaten medium hot, very hot or cool. When eaten cool, it is mixed with cream. It is unknown who invented Jalfrezi, however, here KFoods is providing with the recipe of Chef Shireen Anwar.

Jalfrezi recipes were mentioned in the cookbooks of British Empire; making jalfrezi was adopted as a practice to use leftovers. It's popularity grew high with the time as according to a survey report in 2011, chicken jalfrezi was found to be the most famous meal in UK Indian restaurants.

Chicken jalfrezi recipe is mainly a curry dish and it's place of origin is believed to be India. It's main ingredients include vegetables, meat, chilies and cream. It is a well-accepted and demanded dish from Chinese chicken recipes.

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Reviews & Comments (101)

Aug 25, 2016
jalfrezi looks good to eat and i have interest to eat it coz i heard that it is sweet and sour in taste which is a new thing for me. So i will make it myself and serve to my family to see how they see it. i hope it will give us a good meal to enjoy. but i will make it with boiled rice , won't make egg fried rice.
Aug 23, 2016
I like eating jalfrezi in my casual days at home. Once I ate a spicy jalfrezi, since then I am liking it v. v. much . I searched its recipe on internet and prepare it myself on the weekend days such as sunday or saturday and on other public holidays.
Aug 19, 2016
Hello there, I need a list of Chinese foods that are halal and can be eaten in Pakistan. I am looking for at least 20 Chinese dishes that are not only delicious but also eatable happily in Pakistan. Pls pls I need it soon, can you help me?
Aug 15, 2016
I only want to make fried rice that are served in restaurants along this chicken jalfrezi recipe. I avoid eating sour foods therefore I prefer only vegetable and egg fried rice. However it is a perfect dish to enjoy at weekends and holidays.
Aug 02, 2016
Jalfrezi is a rich and sour dish . It is basically a Chinese dish and now made available at Pakistani restaurants and also being cooked by women. I have a list of many Chinese dishes in which jalfrezi is marked as my top selected one. I try to cook it once in a month and also some other dishes.


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