Chicken Cafreal / Traditional Goan Chicken Recipe.

Chicken Cafreal / Traditional Goan Chicken Recipe.

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This is the traditional Goan version of masala chicken fry. Chicken Cafreal is originally from Africa, it’s introduced to Goa by the Portuguese.  This makes as a side dish or as starter.  Cafreal is usually made with chicken leg pieces.  Here I am using the normal pieces. This is very tasty and it gives an aromatic spices.

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Let’s see the preparation is bellow with detailed images and the ingredient list.

Ingredients

  1. Chicken 250 gm
  2. Cinnamon 1 piece
  3. Cumin seeds ½ table spoon
  4. Poppy seeds 1 ½ table spoon
  5. Pepper seeds 6 no.s
  6. Cloves 4 no.s
  7. Green chili 3
  8. Garlic 5 cloves
  9. Ginger 1 piece
  10. Coriander leaves 1 hand full
  11. Lemon juice 1 table spoon
  12. Water 1 table spoon
  13. Turmeric powder ½ table spoon
  14. Salt to taste
  15. Oil 3 table spoon
  16. Butter ½ table spoon

 

Method

In a pan dry roast 2 to 5 ingredients and put in to a blender.

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Add 6 to 12 ingredients in the same blender.Grind it and make a smooth paste.

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Then add salt as per your taste and turmeric powder. Again blend it.

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Then remove in to a plate, marinate chicken with the green malala paste. Put in the refrigerator for 2 hours.

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After 2 hours heat oil in a non stick pan and fry the marinated chicken on both sides in low flame.

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Add butter in it, and then switch off the flame.

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The tasty and yummy Goan style spicy chicken Cafreal is ready to serve. Enjoy cooking….

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