Thursday, January 6, 2011

Spicy Pepper Chicken

Very hot and sexy chicken dish for all spice lovers. Heat tolerance can be adjusted to suit ones level

  1. Chicken- 1/2 kg cut into pieces
  2. Onion - 2 large
  3. Ginger - 2 inch piece
  4. Garlic- 3 pods
  5. Green chillies- 2,slit
  6. Fennel seeds-  1/2 teaspoon
  7. Pepper corns- 5
  8. Cinnamon stick- 2 pieces
  9. Pepper powder-2 teaspoon
  10. Turmeric powder- 1/2 teaspoon
  11. Curry leaves- A handful
  12. Oil
  13. Water
Ingredients for Roasting:
  1. Coconut grated-1/2 cup
  2. Onion-2 tablespoon
  3. Pepper powder-2 tablespoon
  4. Coriander powder- 1 teaspoon
  5. Garam masala- 1 teaspoon
  6. Curry leaves
  7. Oil- 1 table spoon

  1. Heat oil in a pan and roast the ingredients for roasting
  2. Add the onions, grated coconut,curry powder and saute till coconut turns brown( Do not burn them!)
  3. Now add the coriander powder,pepper powder,garam masala and fry till dark colour.
  4. Cool and grind them to a paste with minimum water.
  5. Meanwhile in another pan heat oil, add curry leaves, fennel seeds,pepper corns,cinnamon and stir well. 
  6. Add ginger,garlic and slit chillies and saute till raw smell fades away.
  7. Now add the sliced onions ,turmeric powder,pepper powder and saute till onions turn light.
  8. Add the chicken pieces,little water,salt,cover and cook for 10 mins.
  9. Now add the ground paste to the chicken gravy and mix well.
  10. Cover and cook for 10 mins.
  11. Stir in between till the gravy thickens
Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice /roti/chapati/dosa.. Well a very spicy side dish for any sort of drinks! Give a try

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