Friday, 20 September 2013

Chicken Jalfrezi

Chicken Jalfarezi| Boneless chicken| Capsicum| Onion| Vegetables| Spicy| Green Chilies

Jalfarezi (jhal - spicy food, pharezi - suitable for a diet) is a type of curry that involves frying that involves frying marinated pieces of meat, fish or vegetables in oil to produce a dry thick sauce. Its main ingredients are green chilies, onion, tomato & capsicum. Jalfrezi recipes originally appeared in cookbooks of British Raj. Chicken Jalfrezi in Pakistani/Indian dish that has a delicious spicy taste.. It is most loved by my family. It is best served with hot naan/chapati or even rice :) Lets move on to its step by step recipe:


Capsicum                                          2  green (cut into cubes)
Green Chilies                                     2 (chopped)
Onion                                                 1 large sized (cut into cubes)

Onion| Capsicum| Shimla mirch| Chicken Jalfarezi

First of all fry onion, capsicum and green chilies in 1 tbsp. oil and set aside.

Egg                                                        1
Salt                                                         Pinch
Pepper                                                   Pinch

Onion| Capsicum| Shimla mirch| Chicken Jalfarezi| Scrambled Egg| Omelette

Beat all of the above in egg and fry in 1 tbsp. oil in form of omelette, cut into cubes and set aside.

Tomato                                         1 cut into cubes
Ketchup                                        1 1/2 tbsp.

Tomato| Tomato paste| Chicken Jalfarezi

Fry in 1 tbsp. oil and add some water and cover for 10-15 min to form tomato paste. Set aside.

Tomato| Tomato paste| Chicken Jalfarezi

Boneless Chicken                                          1/4 kg cute into small cubes
Oil                                                                     1 wooden spoon (Doi)
Garlic ginger paste                                        1 tsp

Heat oil add garlic ginger paste and fry the chicken cubes until they change color.

Chicken Jalfarezi| Boneless chicken

Black Pepper                                     1/2 tsp.
Red chili powder                                1/2 tsp.
Red chili flakes                                  1 tsp
Turmeric powder                               1/4 tsp.
Salt                                                     1/2 tsp.
Chili sauce                                         1 tsp.
Yogurt                                                 2-3 tbsp.
Tomato                                               1 chopped    
All spices powder (Garam masala)    1/2 tsp  
Chopped coriander                              2-3 tsp.                                                                                              

Chicken Jalfarezi| Boneless chicken| Capsicum| Onion| Vegetables| Spicy| Green Chilies

In the frying chicken add all the spices, blended yogurt, tomatoes and the tomato paste you prepared before. Cover the lid and cook for 10 minutes or until chicken is cooked. And oil separates. At the end add the fried capsicum,onion and chopped omelette. And serve hot! Its yummyyy!! :)

Linking it to PoornimaspageGayathris EventEat vegetables & Stay healthy & Just eatSwathi's announcement page &  Glorias Event: Daily Recipes


  1. mouth watering :)

  2. yeah i will IA :)

  3. I've never had Jalfrezi with egg, it sounds really good, I will have to try it. Your recipe sounds yum. :)

    1. Thanx Linno :) Do try n share ur results :)

  4. thanks for linking it with eat vegetables; stay healthy event.. :)

    Eat Vegetables Stay Healthy event w Giveaway

  5. Thanks for sharing this detailed recipe. Its really mouth watering.

    1. thanku Tehmina.. plz share ur results if u try :)

  6. I read ur blog just today. Am a fan on fb. Just go through ur posts daily but never got time to come here. Good job mashaallah

  7. Thanks for the recipe. I tried it and it came out perfectly well.

    1. Thanku for ur sweet feedback :) Do join my grp - Haffa's Kitchen on fb & share ur results there :)


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