Chicken Jhal Fry

by | Jan 14, 2023 | Editor's Pick, Recipe

Traditional Khichuri hobe

Chicken is the universal food of our era. It has been crossing multiple cultural boundaries with ease. For many, chicken is their go-to food and the scent of it tenders to their hungriness. Chicken Jhal Fry is one of the famous dishes and it really goes with any occasion. If you are at a family gathering or any other function, this particular dish can bring so many compliments to you. It takes pure determination and a perfect recipe to make Chicken Jhal Fry at home easily! Let’s dig into the recipe, then. 

Chicken Jhal fry is a mixture of spices and flavours. It can be made with everyday ingredients. To make this dish you need to follow two basic steps. 

For Marination: 

  1. Chicken- 1 kg 
  2. Lime juice- 1 tsp 
  3. Red chilli- 1/2 tsp 
  4. Turmeric- 1/2 tsp 
  5. Salt- 1/2 tsp 

For Gravy: 

  1. Fried onions- 1/2 cup 
  2. Onion paste- 1/4 cup 
  3. Garlic paste- 1 tsp 
  4. Ginger paste- 1 tbsp 
  5. Coriander powder- 1 and 1/2 tsp 
  6. Red chilli powder- 1 tsp 
  7. Turmeric- 1/2 tsp 
  8. Salt (to taste) 
  9. Water- 1.5 cups 
  10. Cooking oil- 1/2 cup 
  11. Ketchup (Tomato)- 3 tbsp 
  12. Black or white pepper- 1/2 tsp 
  13. Roasted cumin powder- 1/2 tsp 
  14. Garam masala- 1/2 tsp 
  15. Green chilli- 4-5 pcs 
The mouthwatering chicken jhal fry

Firstly, marinate the chicken in a bowl with red chilli powder, turmeric, salt, and lime juice for 10 to 15 minutes. Then heat the oil in a pan, and fry the marinated chicken. After frying, take the fried chicken out of the pan. In the same pan, add onions and fry them until brown. Add the garam masala, garlic and ginger paste, onion paste and other spices as well. Then add the fried chicken to the pan and add tomato ketchup. Add water and cook it for some more time. In the end, add green chilli and roasted cumin powder. Spread the fried onions over it. You can serve it with rice, roti or naan. 

You can enjoy this spicy dish at home with your family and friends. Chicken Jhal fry is one of those dishes which are spreading taste nowadays around the world. Enjoy everyone! 

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