Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Chettinad pepper chicken

  • 1Cup - Chicken pieces
  • 1no - Onion(finely chopped)
  • 1no - Tomato(finely chopped)
  • Whole garam masala ( cloves,cardamom,bay leaves,cinnamon)
  • 1tsp - Ginger-Garlic paste
  • 2tsp -Freshly crushed Pepper powder
  • 1/2tsp - Aniseeds
  • 1/2tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1/2tsp - Mustard seeds
  • Few Curry leaves
  • One Green chilli
  • 1/2tsp - Red chilli powder
  • 1/4tsp - turmeric powder
  • 2tsp - Corriander powder
  • 1tsp - Cumin powder
  • 1/2cup - Corriander leaves
  • Salt to Taste
  • Oil


Marinate the chicken along with red chilli powder,turmeric powder n little gigner gralic paste for 30 mins.

In a kadai,heat the oil,add mustard seeds when it starts crackle,add cumin seeds,aniseeds,when it spluters add onion n fry till in turns golden brown.Add Salt.

Add Ginger Garlic paste ,turmeric powder,green chillies,curry leaves and fry till the aroma goes off.

Add the finely chopped tomato,corriander powder,cumin powder,red chilli powder n cook till the tomato mashed completely and oil gets seperated.

Now add the marinated chicken and mix well the masala.Cover the lid and cook for 10-15 mins till the chicken oozes out and chicken turns tender.

Finally add the freshly crushed pepper powder and mix well.

Granish with the corriander leaves.

Serve hot with chappathi/roti/rice.

Thanks to padma n Ramya to inform me about Viki's The Potluck-Chicken event.This recipe is on the way to viki's-The Potluck-Chicken.


Priya said...

Woww fabulous chicken dish..am drooling rite now here!

Padma said...

Yummy dish... one of my hubby's fav dish...If you want, then you can send it to the chicken event.. check this link http://elitefoods.blogspot.com/2009/05/announcing-event-express-potluck.html

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Wow Dharani this chettinad pepper chicken looksdivine... you made it like a pro... You should send this to Vikis potluck event, this will make a great entry, you will find the details here http://elitefoods.blogspot.com/2009/05/announcing-event-express-potluck.html

Subhie Arun said...

yummy yar...simply love tis..thx for sharing......

Viki's Kitchen said...

Chettinad pepper chicken with those chapathis....mmm ... delicious! my favorite too:)
Nice recipe. Thanks for sending this to the Potluck- chicken event.

Dharani Jagadeesh said...

Hi thanks everyone!!