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Jan 14, 2011

Pepper chicken curry(without coconut)

  1. chicken         1lb
  2. big onion        1 (finely chopped)
  3. tomatoes         2 (finely chopped)
  4. green chillies    2 no.s slit open
  5. curry leaves     1 twig
  6. ginger garlic paste     1tbsp
  7. pepper        2 tbsp (freshly grounded)
  8. coriander leaves      few
  9. Whole garam masala  (cinnamon,bayleaf, cardomam,clove)
  10. fennel seeds     1 tsp
  11. chilli powder      1 tsp
  12. coriander powder    2 tsp
  13. cumin powder         1tsp 
  • Heat oil in a pressure pan/cooker/tawa  .
  • add whole garam masala and fennel seeds,when they splutter add chopped onions
  • saute it well.
  • after it turned golden brown add ginger-garlic paste ,pinch of turmeric powder ,saute till the the raw smell goes off.
  • thn add  tomatoes cook till oil oozes out
  • thn add chicken pieces and saute well
  • add all dry powders mix well and it cook for few more minutes
  • now add freshly grounded pepper mix well 
  • add 1cup water and necessary salt
  • mix well and cover it till chicken get cooked or pressure cook it for 2whistles
  • now pepper chicken curry is ready add some chopped coriander leaves 
  • it goes well with plain rice,pulav,dosa & chapathi.


  1. Its so easy ..... thnx

  2. Hi,

    I tried this pepper chicken curry and it was too gud for chapathi...

    Thanks allot.

    1. Thanks for taking time to share your feedback. Glad u liked my recipe..

  3. How much garam masala should I use and what can I use if I have no green chilies? - Kiki

    1. Whole Garam Masala - clove 2, cinnamon 1" piece, cardamom 1, bay leaf
      You can skip green chilli if you don't have. Its for extra spuce n flavor only, so you can skip it!


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