Chicken Jalfrezi Recipe

Find your favorite Pakistani chicken jalfrezi recipe made with egg, tomato, capsicum and green chillies. Jalfrezi is a sweet-sour Indo Chinese recipe. If you like continental foods, you are going to love it.


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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.
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 (136)

hina - Islamabad Apr 19, 2017
I tried your this recipe of chicken jalfrezi and really liked it. It’s not that much difficult but really easy to make as well as tasty to eat.
Hooria - Rawalpindi Apr 17, 2017
jalfrezi is the best chinese recipe that I have ever eaten from the latest trending foods and dishes. I have made jalfrezi, shashlik and some boneless style chicken foods. I have been making these foods and now I have to make more dishes.
Hunain - Larkana Apr 15, 2017
I made it for my little cousin who reads in 4th standard. She was so happy to eat it. She really enjoyed it. Her smile and satisfaction brought smile to my face as well.
Irha - Rawalpindi Apr 07, 2017
I made this recipe for my kids and all of them liked it a lot that they finished it in almost no time. Thank you so much for sharing this marvelous recipe with me.
Yusra - Hyderabad Apr 05, 2017
jalfrezi is something totally different recipe if you compare it with traditional Pakistani recipes. It is one of the most delicious food from Chinese cuisine. It's sweet and sour taste is a love for every food lover in Pakistan.

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