Chicken Cafreal, a traditional Goan dish, which is not only tasty but also easy to prepare. The dish can be used as a starter as well as a side dish.
To be ground to a paste
- 7 - 8 green chillies
- 3/4 cup Coriander leaves Chopped
- 2 Inchs Ginger
- 13 - 14 cloves Garlic cloves
- 1 tablespoon Poppy seeds (Khuskhus)
- 7 Peppercorns
- 5 - 6 Cloves
- 1 Inch Cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
- 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder powder
- 3/4 teaspoon Tamarind paste
- to taste Salt
- 1 tablespoon Butter
Grind all the ingredients into a fine paste.
Marinate the chicken with the ground paste.
Cover and refrigerate for at least an hour or overnight.
Heat butter in a pan.
When hot, add the chicken and toss.
Cover and cook on low flame.
Add a dollop of butter and mix well.
Cook till the chicken is done.
You may add a little more butter before taking off the heat.