Chicken Jhalfry

This week, I want to tell you about one of my favorite South Asian dishes: Chicken Jalfry. Let's try to cook this dish with very common spices available in every kitchen without compromise it's restaurant taste. 

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Chicken – 1 kg cut into regular size
Turmeric powder – 1 tbl  spoon
Pepper – 1 t spoon


Oil – 1 cup
Onion – 1 big size (finely chopped)
Garam  masala (gota)
Spunky leaf (TEJ PATA)- 2pcs
Onion paste- 3 tbl spoon.
Ginger paste – 1 tbl spoon
Garlic paste – ½ tbl spoon
Pepper powder -1 tspoon
Turmeric powder – 1/2 t spoon
Dhania powder -  1 tbl spoon
Tomato sauce – 3 tbl spoon
Salt to taste


·         First for marination mix chicken, turmeric and pepper very well and keep aside this mixture for 1 hour.

·         Take a pan and add 1 cup oil in it. Now put the pan on stove and switch on the stove. Put the finely chopped onion and fry until its co lour turns golden. Remove it and set aside.

·         Now add marinated chicken in the remaining oil. Fry it on medium heat until its color turns golden on both side. Remove it and set aside.

·         Now put garam masala and 2 pcs spunky leaf. Add 3 tbl spoon onion paste, 1 tbl spoon ginger paste, ½ tbl spoon garlic paste. Stair very well.

·         Add pepper powder 1 tspoon, turmeric powder ½ tspoon, dhania powder 1 tbl spoon and stir very well until leaves oil.

·         Add marinated chicken and 3 tbl spoon tomato sauce. Add salt to taste.

·         Add 1 cup water and cook on medium flame. After a while water dries and leaves oil,your dish is almost ready.

·         Add ½ tspoongaram masala powder and 1 tspoonjeera (cumin) powder and cook for 2 minutes.

·         Sprinkle the golden fried onion over the entire chicken.

·         Your dish is ready to serve

Chicken Manchurian

Chicken Manchurian

Chicken Manchurian is a popular starter recipe, which is relished by people of all age groups. This all time favorite Chinese recipe can be served with Fried Rice,Parathas. Manchurian is a traditional dish, which can be prepared at home in a simple way by following some simple steps given below. This chicken recipe can also be served as an appetizer.

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Oil  - 3 1/2 tblspn
Garlic – 1 tblspn finely chopped
Ginger – 1 1/2 tblspn finely chopped
Spring Onion (finely chopped) Handful 

Cornflour  – 1 1/2 tsp 
Water – 3 tblspn

For Marination:
Boneless  Chicken  – 2 large cut into cubes
Egg – 2
Soya Sauce – 1 tsp
Cornflour – 5 tblspn
 Maida – 3 tblspn
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste
For Sauce:

Soya Sauce – 1 tblspn
Green Chilli Sauce – 2 tblspn
Tomato Ketchup – 1/2 cup
Red Chilli Sauce – 3 tblspn
Vinegar – 1/2 tsp
Sugar – 1/2 tsp

First for marination mix all the ingredients. Heat oil in a nonstick pan, put the chicken in oil and fry till golden on both sides. Remove it and set aside.
Mix all sauce ingredients and set aside. Mix cornflour with water and set aside.
In the remaining oil, add in ginger, garlic and spring onion and fry for a while. Add  sauce and mix well. Let it bubble up till it thickens.
Add water and bring it to a boil. 

Now add fried chicken and the cornflour. Mix very well. Now add spring onion and mix them very well.

Now Chicken Manchurian is ready to serve.

Chicken Jhalfry

This week, I want to tell you about one of my favorite South Asian dishes: Chicken Jalfry. Let's try to cook this dish with very comm...