13 January, 2016
Date – 3.1.2016
One more easy and popular recipe from south india is ‘Pepper Chicken ‘, i am showing you Tamilnanu style Pepper chicken. Let’s see how to make this dish an share your feedback.
Preparation time – 10 mins
Cooking time – 45 mins
Recipe type – side dish
Cuisine – south Indian
Serve – 3-4
Chicken – 500 g (with bone or without bone)
Onion – 2 medium (sliced)
Tomato – 2 (chopped)
Ginger-garlic (paste or crushed) – 2tsp
Curry leaves – 5-6
Green chili (slit cut) – 2
Red chili powder – 1 tsp
Turmeric – ½ tsp
Coriander powder – 1 tsp
Garam masala – ½ tsp
Salt – as per taste
Oil – 3 tbsp
Water – ¼ cup to ½ cup
Fresh coriander leaves – For garnishing
Cinnamon – 1 inch
Green cardamom – 2-3
Clove/loung – 2-3
To roast and grind
Cumin/jeera – 1 tsp
Fennel seeds – ½ tsp
Black pepper – 2 tsp
Dry roast the ingredients under ‘to roast and grind’ till slightly brown and grind to a coarse powder, keep aside.
Heat oil in kadai or pan and add ingredient under ‘to temper’, let them crackle.
Add onion, green chili and curry leaves, saute and stir till onion translucent.
Add ginger-garlic (paste or crushed), saute and stir till raw smell goes off.
Now add tomato and salt, cook till tomato get mushy.
Add red chili, turmeric, coriander powder and garam masala, stir well.
Add chicken pieces, stir and saute for 2 minutes to fry chicken in masala.
Add coarsely grind powder, stir well and saute for a minute.
Now add water and cook chicken in low-medium flame, for fast cooking put lid. Chicken will take 12-15
minutes to get cooked.
When chicken is cooked add coriander leaves and switch off the heat.
This is the recipe for dry pepper chicken if you want gravy kind add 1 cup of water.
Dry roast pepper, cumin and Fennel seeds
Till they slight brown
Make coarse powder
Heat oil add clove, green cardamom and cinnamon
Add onion, green chilly and curry leaves, saute till translucent
Add ginger – garlic, saute till raw smell goes
Add chopped tomato and salt, cook for a minute
Add red chilly, coriander, turmeric and garam masala
Stir and cook chicken with masala for 2-3 mins
Add coarse powder
Saute for 2 mins
Add water and cook till chicken get tender and dry, for fast cooking put lid
Chicken is tender
Garnish with coriander leaves
Pepper chicken is ready