Monday, 21 January 2013

Chicken Jalfrezi

Chicken Jalfrezi
A delicious home-made curry which is filled full of flavour and very easy to make!

Serves 4
Prep time 10 minutes
Cooking time 50 minutes


3 tbsp vegetable oil
1 onion, peeled & finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, peeled, sliced
1 tsp chilli powder
3 tsp ground turmeric
pinch salt
750g/1lb 10oz chicken breast, cut into large chunks
400g can of chopped tomatoes
2 tsp ground ginger
3 tsp ground cumin
3 tsp ground coriander
2 tbsp melted butter
1 lemon, juice only

To serve
basmati rice, cooked according to packet instructions
Indian Breads
2 limes, cut into wedges
2 handfuls fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped

Preparation method

1.       In a large frying pan or wok heat the oil and add the onion and garlic.  Fry over a low to   medium heat for 5 minutes or until softened.
2.       In a bowl mix together the chilli powder, turmeric and salt, add the chicken pieces and mix until fully coated.
3.       Now add the chicken to the pan and fry for 10-15 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
4.       Add the tomatoes, ginger, cumin, coriander into the pan, cover and simmer for 20-30 minutes.  Add water if the pan becomes to dry.
5.       Stir through the butter and add the lemon juice to taste.
6.       To serve, divide between 4 warm serving plates.  Serve with rice, Indian breads and lime wedges and sprinkle with the chopped coriander, enjoy!


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  2. It is pretty much easy and fast making but yet it seems very delicious!

  3. Superb. Other half had his first attempt at main course cookery with this today. Excellent.