Recipe

• Galinha Cafreal (chicken marinated and fried)

• Ingredients

• 1 large chicken (1¼ kg) jointed
• 6 green chillies/peppers
• 1 ¼ inch piece ginger
• 10 cloves garlic
• 1 tbsp coriander seeds
• 1 tsp cumin seeds
• ½ tsp garam masala
• 1 tbsp lemon juice
• 3 tbsp oil
• 2 medium onions, chopped fine
• 4 large tomatoes, halved
• 6 medium potatoes, boiled, halved
• Salt as per taste

• Method:

• Grind to a fine paste, the ginger, garlic and all the spices in the lemon juice, including the green chillies/peppers and half chopped onions, adding salt as per taste.
• Joint the chicken and apply the ground spices to the chicken pieces.
• Marinate the chicken for 2 hours.
• Heat oil in a pan on medium flame and saute the rest of the chopped onion.
• Fry the chicken turning them over both the sides till the pieces are browned and cooked (approx. 20 mins).
• In a separate pan: heat 1 tbsp oil and fry potatoes and then very lightly the halved tomatoes.
• Serve the chicken with the fried potatoes and tomatoes.