Chicken jalfrezi

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 15

Appears in
Chicken: Le Cordon Bleu Home Collection

By Le Cordon Bleu

Published 1997

  • About

This spicy curry can be found under many guises—jalfreji, jalfresi and even jhal fry.


  • oil, for cooking
  • 1 onion, finely grated
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 750


  1. Heat about 2 tablespoons oil in a deep frying pan and fry the onion and garlic for 2 minutes over high heat.
  2. Add the chicken, turmeric, chilli powder and salt. Fry gently for 5–10 minutes, or until golden brown, scraping the base of the pan frequently and turning the chicken. Add the tomato, cover and cook over medium heat for 20 minutes. Uncover and simmer for