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Kaleji Fry Masala Recipe | Liver Fry

This liver fry masala curry tastes great with Indian bread (roti) and yellow lentil rice (peli daal ki khichri).
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian, Pakistani, South Asian
Keyword Kaleji fry recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 504kcal


  • ½ cup oil
  • 1 medium (125 gram) onion finely sliced


  • 2 tablespoon ginger garlic paste
  • ½ tablespoon small green chilli paste
  • ½ tablespoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper


  • 2 (200 gram) tomato purred or sliced
  • cup yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon dried fenugreek leaves
  • 500 grams ( 1.1 pound) lamb or beef Liver cut in to small pieces
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoon butter or ghee optional
  • 1 fistful coriander leaves chopped
  • 3 medium green chillies sliced
  • 2 inch ginger sliced
  • 2 lemon wedges optional


  • In a wok, fry onion on slow heat for 7-10 minutes. When onion slices are very soft increase heat to medium and stir constantly until lightly golden.
  • Mix in ingredients in the spice list and give it a stir. When spices sizzle adds tomatoes. Cover and cook on medium heat for 5-7 minutes. When tomatoes are soft stir on high heat and dry all tomato water.
  • When oil separates on sides of wok pour in yogurt and fenugreek leaves. Sear for another 2 minutes.
  • Now, mix in liver pieces and stir for a minute until color changes. Cover and cook for 2 minutes on medium flame. Remove lid, sprinkle salt. Cook for another 2 minutes on high heat with constant stirring.
  • Finally, remove from heat and cover the pot and rest it for 10 minutes at least. The steam in the pot will cook the liver completely.
  • Reheat on high flame and and add butter, green chillies, green corianders and ginger. Burn any excess water and sear until oil seperate at the side of pan. (Bhunofy for 1-2 minute).
  • Serve immediately with lemon wedges.



You can add ½ teaspoon chat masala and ½ teaspoon garam masala along with garnishing to make it spicy liver fry (AKA, chatpatti fry kaleji).


Calories: 504kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 10g | Monounsaturated Fat: 21g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 346mg | Sodium: 874mg | Potassium: 476mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 21571IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 7mg