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Chicken Cafreal

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Chicken Cafreal

Chicken Cafreal


Martins Corner
Belbatin, Goa

Recipe Servings


Recipe Cook Time

:30 Minutes

Chicken cooked in spices, vinegar and rum - serve this Goan favourite with chips and salad, or plain rice


  • 2 pieces chicken

    1 cup water

    1/2 tsp salt

    2 Tbsp chopped coriander

    1 piece cinnamon

    6 cloves

    1 small piece ginger

    5 green chillies

    6 pieces garlic

    1/2 tsp cumin seeds

    2 pieces cardamom

    1 tsp vinegar

    4 tsp white rum

    4 Tbsp oil

    10 onion rings


Add salt to chicken and cook in water on full flame for 3 minutes.

Grind coriander, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, green chillies, garlic, cumin seeds, cardamom, vinegar and white rum to a paste.

Add paste, two tbsp oil and onion rings to the cooking chicken and reduce flame to low.

After ten minutes add two more tbsp oil and white rum.

Simmer on fire till all the water evaporates and the chicken readies.

Serve hot with salad and chips.

Key Ingredients: chicken, salt, coriander leaves, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, green chillies, garlic, cumin seeds, green cardamom, vinegar, rum, vegetable oil, onion

Tags: Chicken, Goan