Chicken Jalfrezi

Chicken jalfrezi

Category: Main meal | Serves: 2

Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 35-40 minutes


2 teaspoons olive oil

1 onion, peeled and chopped

1 garlic clove, chopped

1 green chilli, seeded and chopped

2 teaspoons curry powder or paste

1 teaspoon tomato purée

2 skinless chicken breasts, chopped into bite sized pieces

125ml/4fl oz water

1 teaspoon ginger, peeled and grated

1 green pepper, seeded and sliced

  1. Heat the oil in a saucepan, add the onion, garlic and chilli and fry for 4 minutes.
  2. Stir in the curry powder or paste and the tomato purée. Stir for 30 seconds and then add the chicken.
  3. Brown the meat quickly on a high heat for 3-4 minutes, then add the water and cook for 6-8 minutes. Stir, add the ginger and green pepper and cook for 1 minute.

Cook's tips

  • Serve with chapatis.

This recipe is reproduced from Brit Spice, by Manju Malhi.

Nutritional information

Chicken Jalfrezi