Low fat chicken jalfrezi recipe

Main Dish
4 servings
25 min
15 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
3 tbsp vegetable oil

1 large onion, chopped finely

1 tbsp tomato puree

3 garlic cloves, crushed

400gm tin of chopped tomatoes

1/2 tsp ground coriander seeds

1 tsp ground turmeric

1/2 tsp ground cumin seeds

1/2 tsp chilli powder

1/2 tsp garam masala

1 tsp red wine vinegar

1 red pepper, chopped

500g / 1 lb 2oz cooked chicken, in bite sized pieces

sprigs of fresh coriander



  • In a large frying pan heat the vegetable oil, then add the onion and garlic, fry until they are golden.
  • Next add the tomato puree, chopped tomatoes, turmeric, coriander, cumin, chilli powder, garam masala and red wine vinegar.
  • Stir well until fragrant.
  • Add the chopped red pepper and stir for around 3 minutes or until the pepper has softened.
  • Stir in the cooked chicken and add salt to taste.
  • Simmer the mixture gently for around 5-8 minutes until the chicken is heated right through.
  • Serve at once and garnish with a spring of fresh coriander.


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