Chicken Cafreal (Indian)
Chicken Cafreal

Goan style fried chicken


  • 1 full large chicken cut into 8 pieces
  • 2 medium onions chopped lime
  • 4 large tomatoes halved
  • 6 medium potatoes, boiled, halved
  • 6 green chilies/peppers
  • 1/4 inch piece ginger
  • 2  cloves of garlic
  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tspgaram masala
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 4  tbsp oil
  • salt as per taste


1. Grind the ginger, garlic and all the spices in the lemon juice, including the green chilies/peppers and half chopped onions, adding salt as per taste, to a fine paste.

2. Apply the prepared ground spices to the chicken pieces.

3. Marinate the chicken for about 2 hours.

4. Heat oil in a pan on medium flame and sauté the rest of the chopped onion.

5. Fry the chicken turning them over both the sides till the pieces are browned and cooked (approx. 20 mins)
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