Chicken Jalfrezi Pakistani Top Recipe

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By Fayyaz Sidhu

how to make chicken jalfrezi in easy way

Jalfrezi Chicken is one of Pakistan’s and Indian top chicken recipe and is used to serve for special functions as well as for at home. It is served with   bread (chapatti, Roti, naan) or also with rice some time. “Jalfrezi” means “dry fry” so there is not a lot of sauce when this is finished. So let see the chicken Jalfrezi Recipe for Pakistan and Indian food and try to make it at home.

Total time: 45 Minutes

Preparation time: 15 Minutes

Cooking time: 30 Minutes


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil or 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut in half
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 (15 ounce) can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 garlic clove (chopped or crushed)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger


  • Put the vegetable oil into large skillet and heat over medium fire.
  • Add onions and Saut it for 2 minutes and then add garlic and again saut for next 2 minutes until   sauted.
  • Add the chicken, ground turmeric, chili powder and salt and fry it for 5 minutes with continous stirring everything in skillet.
  • Add tomatoes and heat it for boil over medium or low heat for 10 minutes.
  • Add ground cumin, curry powder, ground coriander ginger, and green chilies, stir, cover again and simmer for another 10 minutes.
  • Remove cover raise heat to the medium to evaporate liquid for next 7-8 minutes.
  • Add the butter/ghee, and cilantro, simmer on low 5-7 minutes more.
  • Your Galfrezi chicken is ready to serve

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