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Pepper Chicken Curry
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Pepper Chicken Curry

Pepper Chicken Curry with step by step pictures . Pepper always have a unique taste and flavour among all the spices and its my favourite.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 3
Author: sharmila kingsly

Standard 1 cup measures 240 ml


To Marinate :

  • Chicken – ½ kg or 500gms
  • Pepper – 2 tbsp
  • Salt as needed
  • Lemon juice – 1 tbsp

Other ingredients :

  • Onion – 2
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1 tbsp
  • Tomato – 1
  • Pepper powder – 1 tsp
  • Chili powder – ½ tsp
  • Garam Masala – ½ tsp
  • Salt as needed
  • Curry Leaves – 1 spring
  • Water – ¾ cup

To Temper:

  • Oil / Ghee – 1 tbsp
  • Fennel seeds – 1 tsp
  • Cinnamon stick -½ inch piece
  • Star anise – 1


  • Clean the chicken and take it to a bowl to this add in the ingredients mentioned under To Marinate section .Mix well and allow it to rest for about 30 mins.
  • Heat a pressure cooker to this add in oil/ghee and then the Fennel seeds allow it to splutter and then add in the cinnamon stick and star anise, Fry for few secs and then add in Onion.
  • Saute well until the onions are well cooked and then add in ginger garlic paste cook till the raw smell leaves. Next add tomatoes and cook till the turn mushy. Next add the Pepper powder, Chili powder, Garam Masala and Salt.
  • Give a good mix add in the curry leaves and Water.
  • Cook for five mins and then close the pressure cooker and cook for 2 whistles in a high flame. Wait till the pressure gets released by its own and then open the cooker. Tasty pepper chicken gravy is now ready.


  • Serve hot with Steamed Rice.
  •  Goes well with Idli ,Dosa ,Chapatti ,Puri or any Flat bread.
Keyword Pepper Chicken Curry
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