How to make Pepper Chicken - Pepper Chicken

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Main Ingredients : Crushed Black Peppercorns (कुटी हुई कालीमिर्च ), Boneless Chicken breast (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Pepper Chicken

Hindi: makai
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Pepper Chicken

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Pepper Chicken Recipe

  • Crushed Black Peppercorns 1 tablespo teaspoons

  • Boneless Chicken breast cut into dices 2

  • Salt to taste

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 2 teaspoons

  • Egg 1

  • Curry leaves 16-18

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Rice flour 3 tablespoons

  • Oil for deep-frying

  • Coconut oil 1 tablespoon

  • dried coconut slices 12-15

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Combine chicken pieces, salt, coriander powder, turmeric powder, 1 tsp red chilli powder, 1 tbsp crushed peppercorns and egg in a bowl and mix well.

Step 2

Finely chop 5-6 curry leaves and add alongwith lemon juice and mix well.

Step 3

Add ginger-garlic paste and rice flour and mix well.

Step 4

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Deep-fry chicken pieces till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 5

Heat coconut oil in anon-stick pan. Add dried coconut slices and sauté till well browned and crisp. Add mustard seeds and let them splutter.

Step 6

Add remaining curry leaves, 2 tsps crushed peppercorns, little water and mix well.

Step 7

Add salt, remaining red chilli powder and cook for a minute.

Step 8

Add fried chicken and toss to mix. Let it get heated through.

Step 9

Serve hot.

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