Jalfrezi dish is a delicacy of north eastern state Bengal, inspired by chinese stir fry cooking technique. Freshly prepared tomato sauce with aromatic and colourful spices like cumin seeds and turmeric transform Jalfrezi into an irresistible curry. Use of fresh vegetables, essentially bell peppers, tomatoes, onions cut into chunks for stir fry creates a wholesome healthy curry.
Jalfrezi is a finest example of how alluring spices and freshly made tomato sauce can produce a luxury and tastiest curry dish. It is colourful, flavourful and above all, so healthy too. The best and tasty way to get your 5 day. Although it is served in restaurants and takeaways across Britain, Jalfrezi can be cooked at home with your choice of ingredients for your custom flavours. Aromatic basmati rice or yummy naan bread are popular companions of Jalfrezis.
Here is Your Recipe
3 teacups mixed boiled vegetables (french beans, green peas, potatoes and carrots)
1 bell pepper
3 spring onions
4 green chillies
12 mm (½") piece ginger
1 tablespoon coriander
½ teacup tomato ketchup
1 teaspoon of chilli powder
1 teaspoon sugar (approx.)
3 tablespoons ghee (use coconut oil for vegan friendly)
Salt to taste
Chop the onions, spring onions (with leaves), tomatoes, green chillies, ginger and coriander separately.
Heat the ghee in a vessel and fry the onions till golden.
Now add the chunky sliced bell peppers, tomatoes, chillies, ginger and coriander and fry for at least 2 minutes.
Add the tomato ketchup, boiled vegetables, spring onions, chilli powder, sugar, salt and a little water and cook for 5 to 10 minutes.
Use ready made tomato ketchup for your quick cooking and convenience.