Chicken Pepper Fry Recipe


1 cup onions, finely chopped
¾ tsp ginger garlic paste
1 cup tomatoes
Salt, as required
1-1 ½ tsp pepper corn
¼ tsp Catch red chili powder
¾ tsp Catch garam masala powder
1 tsp Catch chicken masala powder
1 sprig curry leaves or bay leaves or few mint leaves
½ tsp cumin
2-3 green cardamoms
1-inch cinnamon
3 cloves
2-3 tbsp oil

500 gms chicken (bone or boneless)
¾ tsp ginger garlic paste
1/8 tsp Catch turmeric powder
Salt, as required

Accompaniments with Chicken Pepper Fry:

  • Roti
  • Kulcha
  • Rice


Preparation of pepper chicken

1) Wash chicken and drain off the water. Marinate with the ingredients and Catch turmeric powder. Keep aside.

2) Pour oil to a hot pan. Add cumin, cinnamon, cardamoms and clove. Allow them to sizzle.

3) Next, add curry leaves and ginger garlic paste. Fry till the raw smell of ginger garlic goes away.

4) Add onions and fry till they turn golden brown.

5) Then add tomatoes and salt. Fry till the tomatoes turn mushy and soft.

6) Add Catch red chili powder, Catch chicken masala powder, Catch garam masala powder and crushed peppercorn.

7) Fry everything well till the mixture separates out the oil.

Making pepper chicken

1) Add chicken and fry for about 3-4 minutes.

2) Cover and cook on a low flame till the chicken turns tender. Add little water, if required. Cover and cook until soft. If you want to have gravy, you can take it off while there is moisture.

3) If you prefer it dry, cook it uncovered and let the moisture in the chicken, evaporate.

4) Serve it hot.

Recipe Notes/ Suggestions:

  • You can also add home-made chettinad masala to this recipe.

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