Pepper Chicken

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Pepper Chicken is from the chettinad cuisine. It is an aromatic and slight hot and spicy dish. The main hero in this dish is the peppercorns and the freshly grounded spices makes the dish more flavorful and aromatic. It is simple and easy to prepare with just few basic ingredients which are easily available in our kitchen.
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Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Served As: Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: South Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 3


  • 400 gm Chicken
  • 3 tbsps Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Fennel Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 leaves Curry
  • 2 Onion finely chopped
  • 2 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 tsp Chilly Powder
  • 1 Tomato finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
  • a leaves Coriander finely chopped
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • Water as required
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds or grinding for grinding
  • 1 tsp Coriander Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Black Peppercorns
  • 3 tsp Black Peppercorns grind coarsely separately keep aside


  • Grind the 3 ingredients mentioned in the grinding list to fine powder. keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add the mustard seeds, fennel seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves and fry for a min. Add onions and fry until onions turn light brown. Add the ginger garlic paste and fry for a min.
  • Add turmeric powder, chilly powder, grounded masala powder and saute for two mins. Now add the tomatoes and fry till it turns mushy.
  • Add salt and some water, mix well and bring to boil for 2-3 mins. Now add the chicken, mix well, cover the pan with lid and continue to cook in low medium heat for around 10 mins. Add the Garam masala powder and mix well and cook for around 5 mins.
  • Add the grounded black peppercorns and chopped coriander leaves, give a quick stir and take off the flame.

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Akum Raj Jamir
Akum Raj Jamir

A foodie and a passionate cook. Loves everything about food. I love experimenting with food in my kitchen and develop new recipes.

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