29th May 2024

Pepper Chicken Curry

Pepper Chicken Curry

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.

Preparation of Pepper Chicken Curry

Step 4:     Next, add the chicken and sauté on high heat till the chicken changes colour (about 5 to 6 minutes).

Preparation of Pepper Chicken Curry

Step 5:     Add the pepper and corriander powders. Mix well. Add the tomato and sauté for 5 to 6 minutes.

Preparation of Pepper Chicken Curry
Preparation of Pepper Chicken Curry

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.


  1. 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

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