Jeera Pepper Chicken

Boneless chicken pieces coated with sauteed cumin seeds, peppercorns and red chilli powder and shallow fried. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Jeera Pepper Chicken
Main Ingredients Cumin Seeds, Black Peppercorns
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 26-30 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Jeera Pepper Chicken

  • 1 tablespoon Cumin Seeds
  • 15-20 Black Peppercorns
  • 2 Chicken breast
  • 2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic paste
  • 1 Lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black salt (kala namak)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon Browned garlic crushed
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • for garnish Spring onion greens
  • for garnish Red chilli


  1. Heat 1 tsp oil in a small non-stick pan, add black peppercorns and cumin seeds to it and sauté.
  2. Cut chicken breasts into large pieces and marinate them with garlic paste, lemon juice, black salt and salt.
  3. Coarsely crush cumin seeds and black peppercorns.
  4. Add browned garlic and red chilli powder and put the mixture in a plate.
  5. Heat the remaining oil in another non-stick pan. Coat chicken pieces with the spice mixture and shallow fry for 6-8 minutes.
  6. Drain on absorbent paper. Garnish with spring onion greens and red chilli and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 605
Carbohydrates 9.2
Protein 67.5
Fat 33.2
Other Fiber Fiber-4.7gm