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6 March, 2016

Hot Pepper Chicken (kerala style)

Posted in : Non - veg starters on by : nrdubey Tags: , , ,

Date – 5.3.2016

About Recipe

One more spicy and mouthwatry recipe from my kitchen kerala style hot pepper chicken. This recipe I have got from my friend Dipthy, she is from kerala. I like her all recipes and she is a wonderful cook. I hope you like this recipe and let me know how this recipe came for you.


Preparation time – 10 min

Cooking time – 25 min

Recipe type – non-veg starters

Serve – 2-3





Mesurement cup used, 1 cup = 220 ml

For marination

Chicken with bone – 750 g (cut into medium sized)

Garlic – 6-7

Ginger – ½ -1 inch

Green chili – 2

Lemon – 1 medium

Salt – as per taste

Other ingredients

Onion – 3 medium (sliced)

Green chili – 2 (chopped)

Curry leaves – 2 stems

Black pepper (course powder) – 2 tbsp (if you want add more)

Dry coriander powder – 1 ½ tbsp

Fresh coriander leaves – for garnishing


First wash chicken and drain it nicely.

In a small blender take ginger, garlic, green chili and lemon juice.

Blend them in a course paste.

In bowl take chicken and add course paste and salt.

Mix nicely and refrigerate it for 30 min for marination.

After 30 min heat oil in a kadai.

Add sliced onion, and green chili.

Saute till onion turn translucent.

Add marinated chicken and curry leaves.

Fry for 2-3 minutes over medium flame.

Now put lid and cook chicken over low flame.

In between open the lid and stir chicken. (no adding extra water, chicken will cook in it own juice or water)

Cook till chicken gets 3/4 cooked.

Now keep the flame over high and cook till chicken gets dry. (by the time chicken will be tender and soft)

Again add 1/2 tbsp of black pepper powder, stir well.

Add fresh and chopped coriander leaves, stir and switch off the flame.

Hot pepper chicken is ready.



You can add pepper powder according to your taste.

In Short


Wash the chicken and drain it nicely


Take lemon, garlic, ginger and lemon, blend them  in coarse paste


Add this coarse paste and salt to the chicken, mix well and keep it


Heat oil and add sliced onion, pinch of salt and green chilies, saute till onion turns translucent


Add dry coriander powder and black pepper powder, stir well


Add marinated chicken and curry leaves


Fry chicken for 2-3 min over medium flame


Put the lid and cook chicken over low medium flame


When chicken gets 3/4 cooked keep the flame at high


Cook till chicken water gets dry, by the time chicken will be tender and soft


Add 1/2 tbsp of black pepper powder, stir well



Add fresh coriander leaves, stir and switch off the flame


Hot pepper chicken is ready





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