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Murg Jelfrezi

  • Preparation Time:  20 minutes
  • Cooking Time:30 minutes
  • Servings: 4 people


Jalfrezi  is a type of Indian Chinese cuisine that involves frying marinated pieces of meat, fish or vegetables in oil and spices to produce a dry, thick sauce. As the dish includes green chilies, a jalfrezi can range in heat from a medium dish to a very hot one. Typically those eating jalfrezi cool it down by combining it with cream.Other main ingredients include bell pepper , onion  and tomato.


  • Chicken (boneless, cut into pieces) 800 grams
  • Mint leaves 1 cup
  • Green chili  4 to 5
  • Ginger garlic paste 2 tablespoon
  • Garam masala 2 teaspoon
  • Green chili paste 1 1/2 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Kashmiri chili powder 2 teaspoon
  • Onion (thin sliced)  1 cup
  • Tomato (fine chopped) 1 cup
  • Red bell pepper 1 cup
  • Orange bell pepper 1 cup
  • Yellow bell pepper 1 cup
  • Cooking oil  4 tablespoon
  • Salt to taste


    1. Heat the oil in pan and add onion and fry till golden brown.
    2. Now add mint leaves and whole  green chili  saute for few minutes.
    3. Then add green chili paste,gram masala powder, ginger garlic paste,chili powder, turmeric powder, salt and saute for few minutes.
    4. Now add bell pepper (red ,orange,yellow) ant tomato and saute til bell pepper starts becoming soft.
    5. Finally add chicken pieces, mix well cook covered for five minutes.
    6. Then add fresh cream mix well (optional)
    7. Finally add mint leaves and give it a stir.
    8. Serve hot with chapati and rice.
    9. Enjoy!!!
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