Kaleji Fry

A popular Mumbai street food, it is tasty and filling too This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Kaleji Fry

Main Ingredients Chicken liver (kaleji), Oil
Cuisine Mumbai
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Kaleji Fry

  • 200 grams Chicken liver (kaleji)
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 2 Medium onions chopped
  • 2 Green chillies chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 Medium tomatoes chopped
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Rec chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • to serve Pavs
  • to serve Ginger cut into thin strips
  • to garnish Fresh coriander sprigs


  1. Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add cumin seeds and sauté till their colour changes. Add onions, green chillies and ginger-garlic paste, mix well and saute till onions turn a light brown. Add tomatoes and salt, mix well and saute on medium heat till tomatoes turn pulpy.
  2. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder and coriander powder and mix well. Add garam masala powder and mix. Add ¼ cup water, mix well and saute on medium heat till oil separates.
  3. Add chicken liver and coriander leaves and mix well. Cover and cook on medium heat for 15-20 minutes.
  4. Transfer kaleji fry onto a serving plate, garnish with ginger strips and coriander sprig. Serve hot with pavs.