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Food Bandwagon: Spicy Pepper Chicken

27 May 2020

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Today’s recipe: Spicy Pepper Chicken

(Sent by: Bhavadharini Vasanthan)


For masala:

1tbsp black pepper

1tsp cumin seeds

1tsp fennel seeds

For gravy:

2tbsp oil

3 dried red chillies

3 green chillies – slit

1tbsp minced ginger

1tbsp minced garlic

1 large onion – sliced

1tsp turmeric powder

1/2kg chicken – cut to pieces

Salt, to taste

1 sprig curry leaves – for garnish


Crush peppercorns, cumin seeds and fennel seeds with a mortar and pestle into a fine dry powder. Manual grinding gives added flavour. Heat 2tbsp oil in a pan, add dry red chillies, ginger and garlic, and cook on low flame for 2 minutes. Add onion and stir well until it becomes golden brown colour, on medium flame. Add green chillies, turmeric powder, salt and ground masala powder to it and mix well. Add the chicken, mix to coat well and cook under medium flame for 10 to 15 minutes. Finally, add curry leaves and switch off heat. Serve hot.


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