Jalfrezi Recipe: A Spicy and Flavorful Indian Dish

Treat your taste buds to the spices of India with this amazing jalfrezi recipe. Ready in under 30 minutes and perfect for any occasion.

Jalfrezi is a spicy and flavorful dish that originates from India. It’s quick and easy to make, making it the perfect meal for any day of the week. In this recipe, I’ll show you how to make jalfrezi at home in under 30 minutes, so you can enjoy this delicious Indian dish whenever you want.


  • 1 lb boneless chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 cloves of minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon of grated ginger
  • 1 tablespoon of tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon of garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon of turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin
  • 1 teaspoon of coriander
  • 1 teaspoon of chili powder
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil
  • Fresh cilantro, for garnish


  1. In a large saucepan, heat the vegetable oil over medium heat.
  2. Add the sliced onion and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add the minced garlic and grated ginger and cook for another minute.
  4. Add the chicken to the saucepan and cook until browned, about 5 minutes.
  5. Add the sliced bell peppers, tomato paste, garam masala, turmeric, cumin, coriander, chili powder, and salt to the saucepan.
  6. Stir everything together and cook for another 5 minutes, or until the bell peppers are tender.
  7. Serve the jalfrezi hot, garnished with fresh cilantro.

Tips and Tricks:

  • If you prefer a spicier jalfrezi, you can add more chili powder to the recipe.
  • You can also use other vegetables such as zucchini, carrots, or mushrooms in the recipe.
  • If you have leftover jalfrezi, you can store it in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Simply reheat it in a saucepan over medium heat.


  • For a vegetarian version, you can use tofu or tempeh instead of chicken.
  • For a gluten-free version, you can use gluten-free flour or cornstarch to thicken the sauce.


Jalfrezi is a spicy and flavorful dish that is quick and easy to make. Whether you’re looking for a quick meal or a spicy dish to enjoy, this recipe is sure to please. The combination of tender chicken, flavorful vegetables, and spices make for a satisfying and delicious meal that everyone will love. So, why not try making jalfrezi at home today and experience the flavors of India in your own kitchen?

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