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)

How to make Chicken Jalfrezi


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,

How to Make Chicken Jalfrezi Recipe (Summarized Method):

First you need to 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 is ready to eat.

Serve and enjoy with egg fried rice.

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What is Chicken Jalfrezi?

Jalfrezi (also written as zalfrezi, jaffrazi, jhal frezi etc.) is a curry food 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.

Jalrezi History

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 (146)

iqra shiekh - karachi Feb 21, 2018
Chicken jalfrezi is the most favorite dish of my elder brother. So I tried this recipe just for him and he literally adored my efforts and its amazing taste a lot.thanks kfoods
Tahira - Abbottabad Jun 29, 2017
Chicken jalfrezi….love indeed <3 that is why I cooked it for my elder sister as she was annoyed with me from the last week. She liked it very much and she pardoned for my mistake. All the credit goes to you for this.
yasmeen - Malir Jun 19, 2017
Chicken jalfrizi is very delicious and tasty dish for serving it with other such kind of things. Everyone loves it in my house.
Madiha - Noshehro Feroz Jun 13, 2017
If you want to arrange a family dinner at your home you can quickly make chicken jalfrezi for that dinner. This is so tasty that everyone will surely like it a lot.
Junaid - lahore Jun 01, 2017
chicken jalfrezi is one of the fine dishes I know. This is perfect for ramzan if you are inviting some guests for ifatri. Served with other dishes this is so amazing.


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