Kaleji (Chicken liver)

Recipe by jaivir of whiteland, US

delicious and easy to make

Ingredients non vegetarian 2 servings

    • 200 GMS (1/2 pound) chicken liver
    • 1/2 cup milk
    • 1 1/2 tsp. oil
    • 2 Onions finely chopped
    • 2 spring onions, finely chopped
    • 1 tsp. cumin seeds
    • 1 lime
    • 4-5 peppercorns
    • 1 stick of Cinnamon
    • 2 Cardamom
    • 4 garlic cloves, chopped finely
    • 3/4 tsp. coriander powder
    • 1/4 tsp. turmeric powder
    • 60 g tomato, chopped fine
    • 1 tsp. black pepper powder
    • Salt and red chilly powder according to taste


    1. Clean the liver and soak in milk overnight. Drain and dice.
    2. Heat butter or oil in a frying pan, add cumin seeds, cardamom, cinnamon, peppercorns.
    3. When the cumin seeds starts to sputter add the chopped onion and garlic.
    4. Cook over medium heat until the onions are translucent and glossy. Dissolve coriander powder and turmeric powder in two tbs. water and add to the pan. Stir until the moisture evaporates.
    5. Add tomatoes and salt. Stir-fry until the oil floats on top.
    6. Add liver and spring onion greens. Cook until liver becomes tender.
    7. After that keep on stirring the masala till the color of the liver & masala turns reddish brown.
    8. Remove from heat and serve hot.