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25 January 2014

Pepper Chicken

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Pepper Chicken 


Recipe source :Marias menu,You can find the original recipe here
Spicy Pepper Chicken Fry.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes
Serves: 3 people
Ingredients:
  1. Chicken,cut into medium size pieces - 400 gms
  2. Onion,sliced - 2 medium sized
  3. Ginger,crushed - 2.5 tsp
  4. Garlic,crushed - 2.5 tsp
  5. Green chilies,cut vertically - 1 or 2 nos
  6. Curry leaves- 2-3 sprigs
  7. Whole black pepper - 1 and 1/4  tsp(or to taste)
  8. Garam masala - 3/4 tsp
  9. Fennel powder - 1/4 tsp
  10. Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  11. Soya sauce - 1 tsp
  12. Tomato sauce- 1 tsp
  13. Oil- as required
  14. Water-as required
  15. Salt-to taste
For Marination:
  1. Black pepper powder- 1/4 to 1/2 tsp
  2. Lemon Juice-1 tsp
  3. Salt- to taste
Instructions:

  • Combine all the ingredients listed under 'For marination' in a bowl.Marinate the chicken with this masala.Keep aside for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Coarsely crush whole black pepper , keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan,add onion and saute until it turns golden brown.
  • Add ginger,garlic,green chilies and curry leaves.Saute until raw smell leaves.
  • Add crushed whole black pepper,garam masala,fennel powder and turmeric powder.Mix well.Saute for 2- 3 minutes on medium low flame.
  • Add soya sauce and tomato sauce.Mix well.
  • Add 1/4 cup water and salt to taste.Add marinated chicken and mix well.Cook for about 3 to 4 minutes and add 1/2 cup water.Cover and cook until chicken is done.(Check in between,give it a stir and add more water if required)
  • Remove the lid,add more curry leaves and saute for about 5 to 10 minutes or until it turns golden brown on all the sides.
  • NOTES
    • Adjust the quantity of black pepper according to your taste.
    • Use freshly ground black pepper for best results.

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