Pepper Chicken Recipe | How to cook Pepper Chicken: This is unique from other chicken recipes. Pepper Chicken can be served as a starter or also along with rice or roti. Here are the steps to cook the delicious pepper chicken recipe:

Pepper Chicken Recipe:

Ingredients: (For Marination)

  • Chicken – 500 g
  • Ginger Garlic Paste – 3/4 tsp
  • Turmeric 1/8 tsp
  • Salt as needed

Ingredients: (For Curry)

  • Onions – 1 cup chopped
  • Ginger Garlic Paste – 3/4 tsp
  • Tomatoes – 1 cup chopped
  • Pepper Corn – 1 tsp
  • Red chili powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Garam Masala Powder – 3/4 tsp
  • Curry leaves – 1 sprig
  • Cumin – 1/2 tsp
  • Green Cardamoms – 2 to 3
  • Cinnamon stick – 1 inch
  • Cloves – 3
  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Salt – As needed

Preparation:

  1. Wash the chicken thoroughly and marinate them with lemon juice, ginger garlic paste, turmeric and then salt. Set it aside for at least 2 hours. It is better if you refrigerate it overnight.
  2. Chop the onions, tomatoes and if you are using ginger and garlic then crush them and make into a paste.

Method:

Take a pan and heat oil in it. Once the oil gets heated, add cloves, cumins, cinnamon and cardamom to it. When they begin to sizzle add the ginger garlic paste and curry leaves.

Pepper Chicken Recipe

Stir and fry until the raw smell of ginger garlic paste goes off. Take care not to burn it.

Pepper Chicken Recipe

Once the raw smell goes away, add the finely chopped onions to it.

Pepper Chicken Recipe

Saute until the onions turn golden in color.

Pepper Chicken Recipe

Now add the tomatoes. Sprinkle some salt on the top of the tomatoes. Fry them until the tomatoes turn mushy.

Pepper Chicken Recipe

Add the crushed peppercorn, garam masala and red chili powder to it.

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Fry them until the moisture from the tomatoes goes off. Stir them for few minutes until you get an aroma from the pepper and garam masala.

Pepper Chicken Recipe

Add the marinated chicken to the masala and fry for 3 to 5 minutes until the chicken turns white in color.

Pepper Chicken Recipe

Put the simmer to low and cover the pan and cook.

Pepper Chicken Recipe

Stir them occasionally. The moisture from the chicken will ooze out of it. Pour some water if required.

Pepper Chicken Recipe

When the chicken is cooked fully, switch off the stove to get a pepper chicken gravy. Delicious pepper chicken is ready to be served.

Pepper Chicken Recipe

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