Main Dishes

Chicken Cafreal

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Cafreal is a famous recipe brought down by Portuguese in Goa, State of India. It is actually originated in Mozambique from a dish called Galinha. Afterwards, Portuguese adopted it and made some changes in it before it reaching to beautiful Goa. In this dish, the chicken is marinated with lots of coriander leaves(Cilantro), ginger , garlic,lime juice along with dry spices giving it green color and kept for a long time . May be overnight.

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Ingredients:

500 Grams (1 pound) of chicken
2-3 Tablespoon cooking oil
Salt, to taste
Ingredients for Marination:

A Small bunch of fresh coriander leaves
8-10 whole black peppercorns
8-10 cloves
3-4 Green chilies
1 Stick of cinnamon, about 2 inches
1 Tablespoon khus khus (poppy seeds)
1 Teaspoon of cumin seeds
1/2 Teaspoon turmeric powder
A small ball of tamarind
1 Inch fresh ginger
6-8 Cloves of garlic
Wash and cut chicken into big pieces. Grind all the ingredients mentioned for marination with very little water to a smooth thick paste. Marinade chicken with this paste, cover and refrigerate overnight or...
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Nutritions

Calories
104303

Sodium
37130mg
1547% DV

Fat
5618g
8643% DV

Protein
11354g
22709% DV

Carbs
580g
197% DV

Fiber
566g
2267% DV