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Spicy Chicken Liver Fry Recipe

Chicken Liver fry or tawa kaleji fry is simple way to cook chicken, lamb or mutton liver using some simple spices on a flat pan. This process of cooking yields a dry dish which can be used as a side dish or can be consumed with naan bread. Here today am sharing this simple and quick spicy chicken liver fry recipe. It is also referred as chicken liver masala.

what is chicken liver?

Chicken liver is not red meat nor white meat, it is rather qualified as organ meat aka offal. Organ meats have massive nutritional value. If one was to eat organ meat, they will be doing overdose of required nutrients.

Not everyone loves livers. As they say either you love liver or don’t love it, just like marmite, you either love it or hate it. If you are new to chicken liver, this spicy chicken liver fry recipe can be a good start to get acquainted to the taste of liver.

Chicken Liver Fry | Tawa Kaleji
Spicy Chicken Liver Fry | Tawa Kaleji Fry

Chicken liver nutrition

Since liver is heavy to digest, you need to be careful what other things do you consume along with it. Talking about the nutritional value of chicken liver, it is high protein content, along with sodium, potassium, vitamin-a, vitamin-c, iron, and many others, which are good for health. At the same time key thing to note is that it also has high cholesterol, so do take care on quantity you eat.

Per 100grams of chicken liver, it contains 167Cals, total fat of 4.8g and saturated fat of 1.6g. Protein content is 24.5g, making it a great source of protein.

Chicken Liver Fry | Kaleji Fry | Your Food Fantasy
Chicken Liver Fry | Kaleji Fry | Your Food Fantasy

Sometimes while cooking normal chicken people add liver as well, just because it offers that unique taste.

My hubby has a story for chicken liver. When he was kid, he used to have cold all the time and doctors advised for him to be fed chicken liver, and this is how he got introduced to chicken (in a family where no one ate chicken). So well, if you have cold issues, you may try eating chicken liver (please do consult your doctor).

Kaleji Fry | Chicken Liver Fry
Kaleji Fry | Chicken Liver Fry

My hubby loves chicken liver fry and he never misses out Nandos chicken liver every time we visit Nandos here in UK.

This recipe of chicken liver fry is an attempt by him to satisfy his lust for chicken livers.

Method

  1. Wash and cut the liver into cubes. Now add ginger garlic paste, salt, lemon juice, red chilli, turmeric powder, garam masala and coriander powder and set aside for 15 mins to marinate.
  2. Heat oil in a tawa or a flat pan and add cumin. Add onion and saute till little brown. Subsequently add tomatoes and let this cook to take away the crunchiness or raw tomatoes.
  3. Top up with chicken liver.
  4. Mix and fry on a low heat for 3-4 mins. Add a bit of water and mix it thoroughly. Cover the lid and every 3 mins mix it, ensuring liver is not sticking to the pan. Check that liver cuts smoothy to know that its cooked.

This chicken liver fry Is

  • Simple and easy to make
  • Gluten-free
  • Great way to get familiar to chicken liver taste
  • Full of nutrients
  • Acts as a good starter or a meal on its own right.

Serving suggestion

Serve it hot with fresh coriander leaves, ginger juliennes, lemon wedges and a cold drink.

If you a chicken lover, you may like to try out these recipes too:

Below is step by step recipe of how to make chicken liver fry – a simple chicken liver recipe.

Chicken Liver Fry | Your Food Fantasy

Spicy Chicken Liver Fry

Delicious Chicken Liver fry recipe, suitable for gluten free diet
4.84 from 6 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Marination 15 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 3 People
Calories 267 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 400 Grams Chicken Liver Cut into cubes
  • 2 Teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 2 Onions Medium Size – Finely Chopped
  • 1 Tomato Medium Size – Finely Chopped
  • 10 ML Lemon Juice
  • 1 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder As Per Taste
  • 1 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Garam Masala Powder
  • 2 Teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1.5 Teaspoon Salt As Per Taste
  • Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnishing (Optional)
  • Lemon Wedges For Garnishing (Optional)
  • Ginger Juliennes For Garnishing (Optional)
  • 2 Green chillies For Garnishing (Optional)
  • 1 Tablespoon Oil

Instructions
 

  • Wash and cut the liver into cubes. Now add ginger garlic paste, salt, lemon juice, red chilli, turmeric powder, garam masala and coriander powder and set aside for 15 mins to marinate.
    How to make Chicken Liver Fry | Your Food Fantasy
  • Heat oil in a tawa or a flat pan and add cumin. Add onion and saute till little brown. Add Tomatoes and let this cook to take away the crunchiness.
    Frying Spices for Chicken Liver
  • Now top up the pan with marinated liver including all spices of marination.
  • Mix and fry on a low heat for 3-4 mins. Add a bit of water and mix it. Cover the lid and every 3 mins mix it, ensuring liver is not sticking to the pan. In about 15 mins liver should get cooked. Check its cuts smoothy.
    Chicken Liver Fry
  • Serve hot with fresh coriander leaves, green chillies, ginger juliennes and lemon wedges.
    Chicken Liver Fry |Kaleji Fry Recipe

Notes

  • Take care on quantity that you consume at a given time.
  • Try to serve hot and consume in 2-3 days of cooking.
  •  Be smart in your diet while using chicken liver, it has so many good vitamins and other mineral contents, though high in cholesterol, if you mix with diet of other less cholesterol, this is great food.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Spicy Chicken Liver Fry
Amount Per Serving
Calories 267 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 460mg153%
Sodium 1386mg60%
Potassium 595mg17%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 24g48%
Vitamin A 15122IU302%
Vitamin C 42mg51%
Calcium 48mg5%
Iron 15mg83%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Chicken Liver Fry Recipe
Chicken Liver Fry Recipe

2 thoughts on “Spicy Chicken Liver Fry Recipe

  1. Normally i don’t eat chicken liver, But i wanted to try it in a spicy format. So i have chosen to your spicy chicken liver fry. That gave an excellent taste. I never tought i would have chicken liver in my life. Thanks to the writer.

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