Chicken Cafreal | How to make Chicken Cafreal

By Em Kay  |  7th Sep 2016  |  
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About Chicken Cafreal Recipe

A simple and easier variation of the popular chicken preparation from Goa.

Chicken Cafreal, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Chicken Cafreal by Em Kay will definitely help you in its preparation. The Chicken Cafreal can be prepared within 45 minutes. The time taken for cooking Chicken Cafreal is 30 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 2 people. The recipe details out how to make Chicken Cafreal step by step. The detailed explanation makes Chicken Cafreal so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Chicken Cafreal can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Chicken Cafreal from BetterButter.

Chicken Cafreal

Ingredients to make Chicken Cafreal

  • Cleaned and cut chicken pieces 1/2 kg
  • potatoes 2 medium sized
  • Green coriander leaves 1 bunch
  • green chillies 2
  • Dry red chillies 2
  • ginger 1 inch
  • garlic 6 cloves
  • Black pepper corns 8
  • cloves 4
  • cinnamon 1 inch, 2 pieces
  • turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • vinegar 2 tablespoons
  • Brown sugar/ jaggery 1 teaspoon
  • salt to taste
  • Unsalted Butter

How to make Chicken Cafreal

  1. Mix and grind a smooth paste of all the following, coriander, green chillies, red chillies, spices, ginger, garlic, vinegar, sugar/ jaggery, salt and turmeric. (The paste should taste pungent, sweet, sour and salty at the same time. Adjust the ingredients as per your taste. I prefer tangy and sweet taste, thus I tend to add extra sugar and vinegar.)
  2. Apply this paste to the chicken pieces and set it aside for 45 mins.
  3. Peel and cut the potatoes into wedges shapes.
  4. Once the marination of the chicken is done it is ready to cook. Add butter to a thick bottomed vessel/kadhai. Transfer all the chicken pieces into this hot butter. Then add the potato wedges in and mix everything together. Simmer and cook for 30 mins.
  5. Check to see if it is cooked, the water will release and the chicken will dry completely. The chicken pieces will be tender and can be cut easily with a knife. ( The sugar will be caramalized and give the marinade/masala a sticky and thick consistency.
  6. Serve it hot with a pav or bread.

Reviews for Chicken Cafreal (1)

Anjali Kumar2 years ago

Goan dishes are so tasty! What about image of this dish?