If you are here, You must be an Indian cuisines lover. And if you are, then let me tell you this is a food heaven. If you dig in this article you will find a pepper chicken recipe which will melt your taste buds.
Pepper Chicken is a tasty, aromatic, full of spices, hot and delicious dish which is usually served with Chapatti, Naan or with white rice. This tasty dish is loved by people in the rainy season. When people are trapped in houses due to raining, so they make pepper chicken. Because rain makes them hungry and bored. And this dish is easy to make and tasty to taste buds. Another reason for making pepper chicken is that it is very quick to cook almost no need for grinding masalas. Pepper Chicken can be made with basic and simple ingredients.
Pepper chicken is a very delicious dish which is originated from south India. In India, every state has their own unique dish, foods, spices, and flavors. And then every region of the state has their cuisines. Pepper Chicken is a recipe to be made and eat in cold weather like winter or monsoon season because of its unique taste and essence. The secret to the taste of pepper chicken is grind pepper which brings heat to the dish and people feel warm in their bodies. This is the reason this dish is called a winter dish, or rainy food.
Recipe for Pepper Chicken
There are a lot of different recipes using different kinds of ingredients for making Pepper Chicken but the result is the same. We have a recipe which is easy to make at home and taste like you are in heaven.
- Chicken 1 kg
- Pepper Corns 2 tablespoon
- Fennel Seeds 1 tablespoon
- Cumin Seeds 1 tablespoon
- Cinnamon stick
- Dry Red Chilies
- Ginger (Chopped)
- Garlic (Chopped)
- Onions (250g)
- Green chilies
- Turmeric powder
- Salt to taste
Grounding Black Pepper
First of all, take black pepper and cumin seeds in a blender and ground them. The reason of grounding fresh black pepper and cumin seeds is that they have a lot of flavors when freshly ground.
Making Pepper Chicken
Put a cooking pan on the stove and add some oil, and heat the oil. Once the oil and hot, add a cinnamon stick. Cloves, red chilies, add some chopped ginger, chopped garlic as well and give everything a good stir. After 1-2 minutes of stirring add chopped onions.
Add some salt (taste prefer). Sauté onion until its color become beautiful golden brown. When the onion is nicely browned, add turmeric powder, some green chilies, and add that freshly ground black pepper. Give a good stir to everything and mix everything nicely.
After mixing everything now it’s time to add chicken to the mixture of spices. Mix the chicken well with onions and black pepper. Roast the chicken on medium heat for 10-15 minutes.
You’ll see a beautiful color of the dish. Now add some curry leaves or coriander leaves for garnishing. Your Pepper Chicken is ready to serve. Serve it with some naan or white. Enjoy Pepper Chicken. Happy Eating.
Recipe By: Classic Masala Hut
Pepper Chicken dish is a south Indian delicacy which people of south India eat in rainy weather or winter. The reason for eating this in winter or rainy weather is the abundance of black pepper. In Pepper Chicken recipe black pepper is used a lot. From a lot, I really mean a lot.
The abundance of black pepper makes chicken pepper very hot. And from eating about of black pepper people feel kind of warmth in their bodies. That is the main reason this dish is eaten in cold or rainy weather and Pepper Chicken called rainy dish.
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