Chicken Cafreal Recipe

The Chicken Cafreal is a delicious dish from the Goan cuisine. Learn how to make/prepare Chicken Cafreal by following this easy recipe.
Chicken Cafreal Recipe
Preparation Time 600 Minutes
Cooking Time 10 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Rating 6.3 / 10 (4 votes)
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 6
  • 1 Whole Chicken, butterflied
  • 6 Dry Red Chilies
  • 3 Green Chilies
  • 6 Peppercorns
  • 30 Cloves Garlic
  • 1 Small Ginger
  • 2 Lemons, juice
  • Salt, to taste
  • Cooking Oil, for deep frying
How to make Chicken Cafreal:
  • Wash the chicken and then rub lemon juice mixed with salt all over it. Let it sit for 30 minutes.
  • Grind all the ingredients (except oil) in a food processor to make a thick paste.
  • Now, apply this paste all over the chicken and keep it refrigerator for around 8 to 10 hours.
  • When kept, cut the chicken into pieces (as per your choice).
  • Now, heat the oil in a pan and deep fry the chicken in it till it turns golden brown. Serve hot with green salad.