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Pepper Chicken Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Alexandrina Francis

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
400-450 gms. Cut into medium size bites

For marinations
1/4 tsp Pepper powder
1 tsp lemon juice
Salt

For masala
2 onions (large) sliced
2 - 2-1/2 tsp each, grated/crushed ginger/garlic
1-2 slit lengthwise green chili
1-1/4 tsp whole black pepper
1/2 tsp. Garam masala
1/4 tsp fennel powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp chicken/ meat masala ( optional)
1 tsp soya sauce
1 tsp tomato sauce
Curry leaves
Coconut oil
Salt

Directions:
Directions:
Marinate the cleaned chicken pieces with salt, pepper powder & lemon juice. Crush the whole black pepper ( do not powder).
Heat oil in a pan & add sliced onion. Let it brown. Add grated/crushed ginger & garlic, green chili and curry leaves. Let it cook till the raw smell goes away, around 3-4 mins. Add crushed pepper, turmeric powder, Garam masala, fennel powder and chicken / meat masala (if using). Mix well. Cook for 2-3 mins. Add soya sauce and tomato sauce/ ketchup. Mix well. Add 1/4 cup water, salt and mix well. Add marinated chicken pieces. Combine everything well and make sure that the chicken pieces are coated with masala. When the chicken starts changing colour add 1/2 cup water & mix well. Let it boil. Reduce flame and cover and cook it till the chicken is done. Check in between, give a stir and add more water if only required. Once, the chicken is done remove lid, add some curry leaves and continue cooking for another 5-7 mins on low flame, just to roast it a little more. Remove from fire. The dish will get a little darker once it rests.
Garnish with onion & lemon juice. A

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4-6

 

 

 

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