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Spicy Pepper Chicken


Chicken-1/2 lb (diced into small cubes)
Onion-2 nos medium size(chopped finely)
Ginger/Garlic Paste-1 tbsp
Curry Leaves-few
Turmeric Powder-1/2 tsp
Pepper Powder-2 tbsp
Coriander Powder-1tsp
Garam Masala Powder-1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Cloves-2 nos
Bay leaves-3 nos
Cardamom-3 nos
Cinnamon-2 nos
Lime Juice-1 tsp (optional)
Oil-3 tbsp

First cut chicken into small pieces.
 Marinate the chicken pieces with salt and turmeric powder,chili powder,ginger/garlic paste for 1/2 hour.
Heat oil in a wok.Once oil is hot add cloves,bay leaves,cardamom,cinnamon and dry till its change the color.
Now add the curry laves and chopped onions .Saute till the onion turns soft and brownish.
Add ginger/garlic paste and saute for a minute.
Now add pepper powder,coriander powder and garam masala powder.Saute for a minute and now add marinated chicken pieces.
Keep stirring this until the chicken is cooked completely.
It may take 20 to 25 minute .(Do not add water .So keep stirring).

Adjust the slat and pepper if required.
Finally add the lime juice and stir for a couple of minutes before turning off the heat.
Serve hot with rotis or rice...

Sending my Pepper Chicken to CWS Pepper event started by Priya and hosted by Padma.



I make this quite often at home. As my hubby prefers pepper to chilly !!


Yum! Done to that perfection I can just eat them all.


This sounds so yum

Sushma Mallya

Mouthwatering and spicy...


This is really spicy and yummy, very easy to follow recipe....



Spicy pepper chicken looks really great. nice dish.


Slurpppp!!!droolworthy pepper chicken, very tempting and mouthwatering..

Yummy Team

Delicious pepper chicken..Thanks for sharing this wonderful recipe, Divya..

Premalatha Aravindhan

chicken luks spicy and tasty,excellent step vise pics...


OMG, I just love chickens!!! Ur dish with those tempting step pics make me drool nonstop here! :D

Deeba PAB

Another great chicken dish to try! Wow...does look yum!!


wow...what a great recipe...mouthwatering

Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover)

Bookmark this recipe immediate, I love chicken cook with a lot of spices, and I have all these spices, will cook very soon. Thanks for sharing.


wow divya what a dleious chicken pepper fry.. this dry chicken is best with chapathi.. looks so spicy and super yummy..


looks nice dear. my favourite

Hamaree Rasoi

Spicy and yummy looking pepper chicken.

Hamaree Rasoi

Malar Gandhi

Love all ur preparation, this is ultimate' lovely pepper chicken, perfect one:)

Sanyukta Gour(Bayes)

tempting n yum dry chicken..looks yum

Sharmilee! :)

Looks spicy and tasty!!


that looks perfect! Spicy 'n Yummy chicken!


hey divyaa....wow..thta chicken looks so mouth watering :).....
i m so so sorry for replying late..i was really busy with shifting and all :)...thanks a ton for following my blog and me too doing the same on urs.... ur blog is too good not be followed :)...


Mmmm...spicy & delicious. Would be so good with rice. Thanks for sharing. MaryMoh at http://www.keeplearningkeepsmiling.com


Is this really for 1/2lb of chicken? 2 tablespoons of pepper seems like a lot for that amount!

I just made this recipe with 3lbs of chicken...and even then 2 tablespoons seemed like a lot! Waiting to see how it turns out :)

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