Pepper Chicken Recipe

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Pepper Chicken is a popular side dish recipe from Tamil Nadu made with chicken pieces cooked with shallots, tomatoes, spices and garnished with coriander leaves. It’s a simple and easy to make dish for lunch or dinner.

Pepper Chicken
Chicken – 250 gms
Shallots (Sambar Onions) – 50 gms, chopped
Ginger Garlic Paste – 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder – a pinch
Red Chilli Powder – 1/2 tsp
Black Pepper Powder – 1 tsp
Garam Masala Powder – a pinch
Tomato – 1, small, chopped
Coriander Leaves – handful
Curry Leaves – handful
Salt as per taste
Oil as required

1. Heat oil in a pressure pan over medium flame.
2. Saute the onions, tomatoes, curry leaves and ginger garlic paste for a minute or two.
3. Add red chilli powder, garam masala powder, turmeric powder and salt.
4. Stir to mix well.
5. Add chicken pieces and enough water.
6. Cover the pan with a lid and pressure cook for 2 whistles or until the chicken is cooked.
7. Once the pressure has reduced, remove the lid.
8. Add pepper powder, coriander leaves and remove.
9. Serve.

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12 thoughts on “Pepper Chicken

  1. shijo said on December 10, 2012 at 8:33 am

    nice recipeee. thanks

  2. shijo said on December 10, 2012 at 8:31 am


  3. latha said on January 13, 2012 at 8:57 am

    It was fabulous….:)

  4. buvana said on December 22, 2010 at 3:36 am

    it very good…………..

  5. sufi said on November 21, 2010 at 9:30 am

    ya its fine bt nt delicious

  6. Shompa said on August 2, 2010 at 12:24 am

    Pretty good

  7. Reshma said on July 1, 2010 at 4:57 am

    its very good….

  8. Reshma said on July 1, 2010 at 4:56 am

    Dish is very good and delicious….. its very simple too

  9. krishna said on April 9, 2010 at 4:05 am

    why using mustard seed

  10. Muthu said on January 31, 2010 at 3:38 am

    Came well.thanks for the well explained recipe

  11. Meena said on December 24, 2009 at 1:56 am

    Tried in home.its so simple and delicious.Thank you

  12. karen said on September 22, 2009 at 10:11 am

    very well explained

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