Grilled Chicken झणझणीत चिकन कैफ्रियल Goan Chicken Cafreal spicy Chicken

A very unique chicken recipe that's travelled over from Mozambique to Goa! Know more in this video..

35-45 minutes
Grilled Chicken झणझणीत चिकन कैफ्रियल Goan Chicken Cafreal spicy Chicken Recipe - Ranveer Brar


For Chicken Marination

4 no. whole Chicken thighs, चिकन

½ tsp Turmeric powder, हल्दी पाउडर

Salt to taste, नमक स्वादअनुसार

1 small Onion, chopped, प्याज

½ tsp Black peppercorn, crushed, कुटी हुई काली मिर्च

½ inch Ginger (peeled & finely chopped) अदरक

2-3 Garlic cloves, chopped, लहसुन

1 tsp Toddy vinegar, ताड़ी सिरका

3-4 tbsp Prepared Paste, तैयार किया हुआ पेस्ट

1-2 tbsp Olive oil, जतुन तेल


For Paste

⅓ cup Coriander leaves, धनिया पत्ता

¼ cup fresh Mint leaves, पुदीना पत्ता

5-6 Garlic cloves, लहसुन

½ inch Ginger, peeled, अदरक

Salt to taste, नमक स्वादअनुसार

2 tsp Toddy vinegar, ताड़ी सिरका

¼ tsp Sugar, चीनी

1 medium Onion, roughly sliced, प्याज

½ tsp Cumin seeds, जीरा

9-10 no. Black peppercorns, काली मिर्च के दाने

1 tsp Coriander seeds, धनिया के बीज

2-3 no. Green cardamom, हरी इलायची

2-3 no. Clove, लौंग

½ inch Cinnamon stick, दालचीनी

1 Green chili, broken into half, हरी मिर्च


Other Ingredients

2-3 tsp Oil for frying, तेल तलने के लिए

½ Onion, sliced, प्याज

½ Tomato, roughly dice, टमाटर

½ Capsicum, slice, शिमला मिर्च


For Garnish

Lemon wedge, नींबू की फांक

Coriander sprig, धनिया पत्ता


For Chicken Marination

  • In a large bowl, add chicken thigh, turmeric powder, salt to taste, onion, crushed black peppercorns, ginger, garlic, toddy vinegar and marinate well. Keep it aside for 5-10 minutes.
  • Add prepared paste and mix it well. Rest it for 10-15 minutes.
  • Add olive oil and keep it aside for further use.


For Paste

  • In a bowl, add coriander leaves, mint leaves, garlic, ginger, toddy vinegar, salt to taste, sugar, onion, cumin seeds, black peppercorns, coriander seeds, green cardamom, clove, cinnamon stick and green chili.
  • Transfer it to a grinder jar and make smooth paste.
  • Keep it aside for further use.


For Chicken Cafreal

  • In a pan add oil, once it’s hot, add marinated chicken, close the lid and cook it from both the sides until tender.
  • In the same pan, add onion, tomato, capsicum, left over marinade and stir fry it.
  • Transfer it to a serving dish, make a veggie bed and place chicken cafreal on the top.
  • Garnish it with lemon wedges and coriander sprig.

Serve hot with goan poi.

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