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Pepper Chicken Gravy | Pepper Chicken | South Indian Style Pepper Chicken Recipe

pepper chicken curry

Indian pepper chicken is a delicious, aromatic, hot and spicy side dish to serve with rice, pulao, roti, naan and chapathi. This recipe is great to enjoy during monsoon or winter season. Pepper chicken is unique in a way from the other Indian Chicken curry recipes. The quantity of red chilli powder and garam masala used is less here when compared to other chicken curries. This pepper chicken recipe is super quick to make with simple and basic ingredients. Pepper chicken gravy is a spicy and delicious chicken recipe from south India. This pepper chicken gravy from Tamil Nadu cuisine are world famous. Pepper chicken gravy is a quick and easy to make traditional recipe. I learn this recipe from my grandmother. It is a sure cure for cold and cough.

pepper chicken curry

South Indian cuisine is diverse and each region has their own way of making this dish. The recipe shared here has always delicious at home for the unique aroma and taste. The key to this delicious aromatic dish is the freshly ground pepper which brings a moderately hot and spice to the recipe. To make it more spicy add little more pepper powder. This pepper chicken recipe can be used to make both versions of the pepper chicken dry and gravy type. To get the right taste, please follow the exact measurements.

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Recipe for South Indian Style Pepper Chicken

Course        : Main
Cuisine       : South Indian
Author        : Startup Cooking
Prep Time   : 15 min
Cook Time  : 35 min
Total Time   : 50 min

pepper chicken curry

  • Clean and wash chicken with 1 tsp turmeric powder.
  • In a pressure cooker, add 1 tbsp oil, add pepper corn and cumin seed.
  • fry for a minute in a medium flame.
  • add thinly sliced small onion.
  • saute for 2 minute in medium flame.
  • add chopped tomatoes.
  • saute tomato till become juicy.
  • add coconut and saute well.
  • cool completely.
  • transfer to a mixer grinder, grind to a smooth paste. keep it aside.
  • In the same pressure cooker, add 2 tbsp sesame oil.
  • add clove, cinnamon, bay leaf and star anise.
  • add onion, saute till become translucent.
  • add ginger garlic paste. fry till raw smell goes off.
  • add marinated chicken.
  • add turmeric powder, chilli powder, garam masala.
  • combine all spices and allow to coat with chicken well.
  • add grounded masala paste (coconut paste).
  • mix well.
  • add salt and again mix well.
  • add a cup of water.
  • close the lid.
  • pressure cook for 3-5 whistle.
  • release the pressure.
  • add coriander leaves.
  • mix well.
  • serve this delicious hot pepper chicken with rice, roti, chapathi and naan.

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