Chicken Jalfrezi Step by Step Recipe in Urdu

chicken jalfrezi urdu recipe
Add oil in frying pan; add ginger garlic and fry for one minute

chicken jalfrezi recipe in urdu
Add chicken, salt, red chili, ground coriander, turmeric powder and cook for 4 to 5 minutes on fast flame so that chicken gets tendered.

chicken jalfrezi recipe in english

Add onions, tomatoes, capsicum and mix. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes more and taken out in a dish.

chicken jalfrezi recipe
Delicious chicken jalfrezi is ready.
Sprinkle all spice powder, green coriander and chopped green chili and serve.

chicken jalfrezi recipe in urdu

Chicken Jalfrezi Recipe in English


  • Chicken (Boneless): 1 kg
  • Salt: as per taste
  • Crushed Ginger Garlic: 2 tablespoon
  • Red Chili Powder: 1 tablespoon
  • Coriander Powder: 1 tablespoon
  • Onions: 3 medium (chopped)
  • Tomatoes: 4 to 5 medium (chopped)
  • Capsicum: 2 medium (chopped)
  • Cooking Oil: 1/2 cup

For Garnishing:

  • Green Coriander: 1/2 bunch (chopped)
  • Green Chili: 1/2 bunch (chopped)
  • All Spice Powder: 1 teaspoon


  1. Heat cooking oil in a pan for 3 to 4 minutes and then fry ginger garlic for 2 minutes.
  2. Add salt, red chili, coriander powder, turmeric and chicken. Increase stove flame and cook for 4 to 5 minutes so that chicken gets tenderized.
  3. Add onions, tomatoes, capsicum, mix well and cook for 3 to 4 minutes more and transfer in a serving bowl.


Sprinkle all spice powder, green coriander and green chili and serve with boiled rice.


Cut chicken after storing for some time in refrigerator and make uniform size pieces of meat so it may tenderize easily.

Jalfrezi History:

Chicken jalfrezi recipe was introduced in India. According to a survey in 2011, jalfrezi was the most demanded food in UK Indian restaurants. It's thick dry curry distinguishes it with common curry foods. You can make it too at home.

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Here are some more varieties of jalfrezi recipes from Pakistani and Indian cuisines. Don't forget to try them at home. Chicken jalfrezi recipe in English by Chef Shireen Anwer and chicken jalfrezi recipe in Urdu.

Here we come with chicken jalfrezi recipe in Urdu presented with English translation as well.
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If not, I will tell you a detailed tips about how to make chicken jalfrezi at home with step by step pictures. With the help of this recipe, you would become a Pakistani jalfrezi expert within very short time. offers a variety of more Chinese recipes, so besides jalfrezi recipe, try other Chinese foods as well. And here are the most popular Pakistani chicken recipes.

Chicken jalfrezi is written with different spellings variations such as zalfrezi and jhal frezi. It is a kind of curry dish with fried pieces of chicken with different vegetables and spices. When it is cooked, it becomes like a thick dry curry which can be used with rice or eaten with chapati.

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  • Nov 12, 2018

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  • Sep 05, 2018

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  • Jul 02, 2018

jalfrezi is the best option from chinese cuisine and i would prefer cooking it for my family. I have made many kinds of chinese dishes but the best option i found was jalfrezi and served with rice.

  • Amna, Faisalabad
  • Nov 26, 2017

Jalfrezi would be my first food to cook for my family. I have been eating foods so far cooked by the hands of my mom but now I want to make these things my self. I am starting with chicken jalfrezi.

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  • Nov 19, 2017

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  • Saira, Hyderabad
  • Nov 12, 2017

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  • Nov 06, 2017

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  • Nov 05, 2017

Jalfrezi is my favorite chinese food that everyone in our home likes to enjoy this delicious thing. I have tried out many kinds of foods from Chinese cuisine but this is something that is really amazing and I will suggest you all about this.

  • Nida Bibi, Chaklala
  • Oct 29, 2017

So far, I had only heard about this jalfrezi, then I decided to give it a try . So I searched for its recipe and the best recipe I found was yours. It is looking great in the picture and I am glad and hopeful to enjoy a delicious jalfrezi.

  • Tahmina, Bahawalpur
  • Oct 23, 2017

Jalfrezi, manchurian and shashlik are my favorite recipes from Chinese cuisine especially Chinese chicken recipes. And that's the reason that i like to make jalfrezi and enjoy it with my husband.

  • Bushra, Islamabad
  • Oct 16, 2017

Thank you very much, jalfrezi is my favorite recipe and I keep ordering it for enjoying a dinner. It is a great chinese dish , in fact it is the best thing from chinese dishes . I like to enjoy it and it would be great to make a homemade jalfrezi.

  • Noureen, Islamabad
  • Oct 16, 2017

Thanks for sharing my favorite chinese food recipes. I always make a chinese dish on saturday or sunday, usually i make shashlik and manchurian. and sometimes noodles and soups. now i thought to make jalfrezi this time.

  • Tahira, Quetta
  • Oct 14, 2017

When I make jalfrezi, everyone likes it and appreciates but don't know why my husband doesn't like it. May be he doesn't like to eat Chinese or may be there is some other reason. I shall try this step by step recipe this time, then he might like it.

  • Hooria, Larkana
  • Oct 10, 2017

Chinese foods are favorite of mine. They taste great and different with our culture and cuisines. They give a taste that is sweet n sour which is very good for me. I love other Chinese recipes as well.

  • Yamna, Karachi
  • Oct 08, 2017

good jalfrezi, it is very easy to make. I had no idea at all about how to make Chinese foods like jalfrezi and others however now I saw in your recipe that it is very easy to make , it has motivated me a lot.

  • Mrs. Yousuf, Lahore
  • Oct 03, 2017

Jalfrezi is the best food for me. I love combining it with masala rice, putting one spoon of jalfrezi on rice and eating it in the lunch or dinner. It is great food and I enjoy all kinds of these foods.

  • Ambar, Vihari
  • Oct 01, 2017

Wow love this colorful Chinese food recipe. It looks very delicious and awesome. I shall make jalfrezi again with this recipe. Before this I had made and because of it's awesome taste, I searched more about it.

  • Nafeesa, Larkana
  • Sep 27, 2017

Chicken jalfrezi is a great option to enjoy from Chinese cuisine foods. Love its real taste, its wonderful gravy and combination with masala rice. Before knowing its recipe, I used to order it a lot.

  • Rabia, Sukkur
  • Sep 25, 2017

Jalfrezi is the best. I love to make it myself, cooking it purely in chef style. It tastes great as well. I am crazy for Chinese foods and keep hanging out at Chinese restaurants with my friends and try Chinese cuisine recipes myself.

  • Naushaba, Sialkot
  • Sep 23, 2017

yeah, jalfrezi is a great food from Chinese and Continental cooking menu. We often visit Ginsoy and enjoy Chinese and we have so far enjoyed almost all kinds of Chinese foods. Let me try this at home myself.

  • Beenish, Khi
  • Sep 20, 2017

jalfrezi making is a fun. If you want to eat it, try first to make it yourself. Cooking this Chinese food is more interesting than eating it. I shall also forward this recipe to my cousins , they were asking me for the recipe.

  • Saaniya, Karachi
  • Sep 18, 2017

nice jalfrezi , i just want to ask which food should we pair this jalfrezi? Can i get some easy thing to pair it with? such as boiled or fried rice? guide me please.

  • Humaira, Lahore
  • Sep 17, 2017

chicken jalfrezi is a great option for enjoying Chinese food at home. It gives a great taste, no matter you eat it with rice or noodles, but it's gravy is amazing. I would recommend it to everyone to try once.

  • Beenish, Sialkot
  • Sep 14, 2017

jalfrezi is counted in one of the most delicious chicken recipe from Chinese cuisine. It is a great mix of vegetables and chicken pieces. I am of the view that we must include vegetables in our foods as they are essential for health and they provide essential nutrients to the body.

  • Sumaya, RWL
  • Sep 13, 2017

Hmm, I like this recipe. Jalfrezi is a good dish that you must enjoy if you like some good Chinese or continental foods. I have been trying these dishes for several years, and every time I like to enjoy them in a new style. My searching led me to this recipe here and I liked it.

  • Nazish Zahir, Muzaffarabad
  • Sep 11, 2017

jalfrezi is the best Chinese food so far in my view. I am a regular eater of jalfrezi and several other Chinese dishes. I visit Ginsoy Restaurant often with my gathering and we enjoy all the food stuff every time.

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  • Sep 11, 2017

bravo to this colorful platter. This is really amazing, not only in looks but also in tastefulness. Will do a research on how we can use jalfrezi , what are the options, so it will make me more passionate about the jalfrezi.

  • Ramsha, Bahawalpur
  • Sep 06, 2017

Jalfrezi is a lovely chinese dish, it has a really tasteful delight. I started eating chinese foods after once accidentally eating jalfrezi. It's amazing , I will make it myself this time alone. because my sis is in Punjab at mamu's home. Therefore I am to make it alone.

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  • Sep 06, 2017

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  • Aug 27, 2017

jalfrezi making is a fun. I tried to replicate the style of a chef who was cooking jalfrezi in a restaurant. He was holding pan in his right hand while stirring the pan vigorously over the fire. He was doing it so professionally that contents of the pan rose in the air but never fell outside.

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  • Aug 24, 2017

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  • Aug 23, 2017

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  • Aug 22, 2017

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  • Aug 18, 2017

I love eating jalfrezi because it is the only Chinese food that I like. So whenever I am tired and fed up with eating desi foods, desi karahi and korma, then I eat jalfrezi or some singaporean food like singaporean rice.

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  • Aug 17, 2017

Can you tell me more about Jalfrezi recipe? I mean I want to research about this recipe. I am a food student and going to become a food scientist. I pick several recipes from different cuisines and cooking styles.

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  • Aug 11, 2017

Sir or madam can you please tell me which other recipes does it suit with? I can make jalfrezi and I am very passionate about it but besides this I am looking for some suitable dishes that can make this dish perfect. I would be thankful if anyone suggests me the best dish to match with jalfrezi.

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  • Aug 02, 2017

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  • Jul 27, 2017

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  • Jul 26, 2017

so finally we made the chicken jalfrezi. The thing I hated was it took too much of my time but that was bearable as it was my first try and because everybody appreciated it and loved it too much.

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  • Jul 08, 2017

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  • Jun 30, 2017

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  • Jun 22, 2017

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  • Jun 20, 2017

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  • Jun 14, 2017

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  • Jun 06, 2017

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  • Jun 04, 2017

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  • May 29, 2017

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  • May 25, 2017

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  • May 19, 2017

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  • Apr 26, 2017

Nowadays I am running after Chinese recipes , I have eaten chicken chow mein, Chinese garlic rice and now next I am aiming to eat chicken jalfrezi with masala rice. Then next I will try manchurian.

  • Saba, Lahore
  • Apr 24, 2017

Hi, ok, now if we have made jalfrezi, how to eat it? Shall we eat it with a chapati, naan, paratha or with rice. I am eating it first time therefore I do not have idea about eating it . Looking for your opinion on this.

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  • Mar 03, 2017

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  • Feb 23, 2017

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  • Dec 13, 2016

jalfrezi is very tasty but some of my friends do not like it at all. they say it is very sour. I like it and try to find jalfrezi pot in buffet dinners.

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  • Jan 14, 2016

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  • Dec 26, 2015

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  • Aug 24, 2015

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