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Murgh Jalfrezi Recipe – Creamy Chicken Gravy

This dish is almost always done with chicken, and dates back to the Raj era.

Murgh Jalfrezi Ingredients:

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 3 onions
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 5g ginger, finally chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1 green pepper, finely chopped
  • 0.5 tsp. ground cumin
  • 0.5 tsp. ground coriander
  • 0.5 tsp. turmeric
  • Finely chopped chili (optional)
  • Vegetable oil
  • Black pepper
  • Salt to taste

Cooking Methods:

  1. Cut the chicken into small pieces and set aside. Chop the onion into strips and brown in vegetable oil for a couple of minutes, stirrings continuously.
  2. Add the chicken, garlic and chopped ginger and brown over a medium heat for about 3 minutes.
  3. Add the peeled and chopped tomatoes, finely chopped green pepper and a cup of chicken stock.
  4. Stir well and simmer over a medium heat for about 5 minutes.
  5. Add the spices and chili (if being used) and stir again.
  6. Check the salt and, on a high heat, cook until the liquids have reduced and thickened.