If you like a zing in your food, than the pepper chicken curry is for you. Besides the protein from the chicken, you will also have the added health benefits of pepper.
Serves: 4 to 5 Persons
Prep. Time: 15 Mins. + 40 Mins. (marination)
Cooking Time: 20 Mins. (active) + 20 Mins. (passive)
- Chicken – 750 gms.
- Onion (finely chopped) – 2 medium
- Tomato (finely chopped) – 1 big
- Garlic Paste – 1 tbsp.
- Ginger Paste – ½ tbsp.
- Green Corriander (chopped) – 1 tbsp.
- Green Chillies (slit) – 3
- Peppercorns (coarsely and freshly ground) – 1 tbsp. (some more if you want it hot)
- Corriander Powder – ½ tbsp.
- Turmeric Powder – ½ tsp.
- Garam Masala – ¼ tsp.
- Lime Juice – 2 tbsp.
- Salt – 1 tsp. or to taste.
- Oil – 1 tbsp.
Step 1: Marinate the chicken with 1 tbsp. lime juice, 1 tsp. salt and turmeric powder and leave aside for 30 to 40 minutes.
Step 2: Heat the oil in a pan. Add the onion and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes on medium heat till pink. Add the chillies and sauté for another 2 minutes.
Step 3: Add the ginger and garlic pastes. Saute for another 2 minutes till the raw smell disappears.
Step 4: Next, add the chicken and sauté on high heat till the chicken changes colour (about 5 to 6 minutes).
Step 5: Add the pepper and corriander powders. Mix well. Add the tomato and sauté for 5 to 6 minutes.
Step 6: Add 1 cup warm water. Cover and cook till done (20 Minutes).
Step 7: When the meat is cooked switch off the flame, add the garam masala, 1 tbsp. of lime juice and mix. Sprinkle the corriander and keep covered for some time.
Serve hot with steamed rice.
This looks simply delicious! And sounds simple enough to prepare. I’m definitely going to try it out sometime!
Try out all the dishes, the’re tried and tested. I’m sure you’ll love all of them.
Oh I am!! 🙂 … and loving them all! I tried the egg drop curry recipe the other day and it was delicious!!
What I love about your recipes is I can follow them to a T and they turn out perfect. I really don’t need to change anything!
Thanks Gis. I’m glad you enjoyed them 🙂
Thank you for such an easy recipe. It looks yum. And includes one of my favourite spice pepper. Will try it tonite.
I prepared pepper chicken curry today it was good. Thanks God bless you.
Thanks for the feedback.
Great dishes . Im from goa and it really brings back memories of mums cooking so fondly. Some of the receipies are very new never heard of chashew cake it was really new to me.
i have taken some of your receipies to try and im sure i will not be dissapointed. Would love to see your picture as you seem to be a great cook …
appreciate all your lovely receipies
Thank you Patricia. You will not be disappointed if you follow the recipes to the dot. Both Ina and I are very passionate about good food. You can join our group on FB here – https://www.facebook.com/groups/677195112667102/ and through the group you will surely get a glimpse of us.
Hi just tried the pepper chicken recipe..it was easy and so yummy..thanks
Yes indeed. Thanks for the feedback.