How to make Chicken Jalfrezi

Chicken Jalfrezi Recipe
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Jalfrezi recipes appeared in cookbooks of British India like the way of consumption leftovers by sautéing them with chili and onion. This English-language usage is derived from the informal Bengali term jhāl porhezī: jhāl means that spicy food; porhezī means appropriate for a diet. Jalfrezi is sometimes ready by stir-frying ingredients, a method introduced to the region by Chinese cuisine.

During a survey in 2011, Jalfrezi has rated the foremost widespread dish in the United Kingdom Indian and broader South Asian restaurants. Chicken Jalfrezi doesn’t have an extended tradition in India. It had been a dish developed by cooks of the British dominion as the way to expend leftovers employing a cookery technique introduced by the Chinese.

Rather than the preparation of the chicken and peppers along for hours like most curries, the ingredients for Jalfrezi are quickly stir-fried. This not solely makes it a viable nighttime meal, however, it additionally preserves the flavor and texture of the peppers and onions. Chicken Jalfrezi could be a delightfully tasteful curry with tender, juicy chunks of chicken during a spicy pasta sauce decorated with stir-fried peppers and onions. A mashup of Chinese techniques with Indian flavors, the stir-fry comes together in beneath thirty minutes that makes it an ideal nighttime meal.

How to make Chicken Jalfrezi

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 25 min Total Time 35 mins Calories: 243.7 Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


This is a nice homestyle version with great flavor but none of the flavors of packet masalas.

The recipe for Chicken Jalfrezi comes from Indian Chinese cuisine. Boneless chicken chunks, spices, garlic, capsicum, tomatoes, and onions are used to make this dish.

So, let's get started.



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  1. step 1:

    • First, take a pan add oil, and heat it on low flame.
    • Then, add ginger-garlic paste.
    • Add chicken and cook for 5 minutes on medium flame.
    • Now, add salt, red chili powder, black pepper powder, garam masala, and mix well.
    • Cook more for 10-15 minutes until the chicken is fully cooked.

  2. step 2:

    • After, that add yogurt and mix.
    • When the water has been absorbed, add the red, green, and yellow peppers.
    • Now, add green chilies and onions. Mix everything nicely and cook more for 5 minutes.
    • Finally, serve and enjoy.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1

Servings 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories 243.7
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10.6g17%
Saturated Fat 6.2g31%
Cholesterol 76.1mg26%
Sodium 616.6mg26%
Potassium 466.1mg14%
Total Carbohydrate 9.8g4%
Dietary Fiber 3g12%
Sugars 3.2g
Protein 27.8g56%

Vitamin A 41.6%
Vitamin C 120.1%
Calcium 5.1%
Iron 14.5%
Vitamin E 6.2%
Thiamin 8.4%
Riboflavin 7.9%
Niacin 65.5%
Vitamin B6 39.9%
Folate 4%
Vitamin B12 7.3%
Pantothenic Acid 9.8%
Phosphorus 24.8%
Magnesium 11.7%
Zinc 7.6%
Selenium 29.8%
Copper 5.5%
Manganese 12.5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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