Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Pepper Chicken Masala

For Marination
Chicken pieces        600g (medium size)
Pepper powder    3/4 tsp
Turmeric powder  1/2 tsp
Lemon juice            11/2 tsp
Salt                    1/2 tsp
For The Masala
Onion              3 large(thinly sliced)
Tomato             1 large(''          ''    )
Ginger paste       11/2 tbsp
Garlic paste         11/2 tbsp
Green chillies          3 (slit vertically)
Peppercorns       1/2 tsp
Fennel seeds        1 tsp
Cinnamon            small piece
Cardamom                  1
Cloves                           6
Dry red chillies                  2
Pepper powder            13/4 tsp
Chilly powder(kashmiri)     1/2 tsp
Garam masala            3/4 tsp
Lemon juice              2 tsp
Salt                          as needed
Water                    3/4 cup
Curry leaves             2 sprig
Coconut oil           3 tbsp
Method of cooking
-Wash,drain and marinate the chicken pieces with salt, lemon juice,turmeric and pepper powder and keep in the refrigerator for 1/2 an hour.
-In a non stick kadai /wok, heat oil and add the fennel seeds.When it starts to splutter add the pepper corns, dry red chillies,cinnamon,cardamom,cloves,curry leaves and then add in the sliced onion. Add a little salt and saute.
-Now add the slit green chillies,ginger and garlic paste.Saute well till the onions are done.
-Keeping the flame very low add the chilly powder,pepper powder and garam masala.Stir for a minute.
-Now add the tomatoes and cook till soft(keep the flame on medium).
-Now add in the marinated chicken pieces and mix well .Saute for 5 minutes till the masala gets sealed on the chicken well.
-Add water and mix well.Cover the pan and cook till the chicken is done and the gravy reduces and coats the chicken well.Add lemon juice and curry leaves,mix and off the flame.Pepper chicken masala is ready to be served.


  1. Love the way you have added whole spices in there Ruxana. The pepper chicken looks so delish :)

  2. Chicken pieces are coated in that peppery and spicy gravy which is simply inviting and my fav too.

  3. That plate of yummy looking chicken with some nadan porotta would be like heaven for me.Kalathe kodipichuu!

    1. Thanks Meena...yes,nadan porotta would be a very good combo...and kothipichadinu sorry da..hehe ;)


  4. yummy chicken curry

  5. Amazing sounding recipe Ruxana, I am sure going to try this one!

  6. Delicious looking pepper chicken, looks really good.

  7. Fingerlicking pepper chicken masala, makes me hungry.

  8. Nice and spicy.. just the way I like it.

  9. Can imagine the flavor and taste,yummy

  10. Looks Yum! My all time favourite

  11. Looks Yummy. . . . A G+ for ur Post and Have a Nice Day. . . :)

  12. Simply marvelous and excellent recipe... Thanks for sharing Ruxana :-)


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