Andhra Pepper Chicken

Moumita Malla
Moumita Malla|
Last updated on Jan 18th
It is a spicy chicken curry in Andhra Pradesh, pepper plays a major role in providing the hot taste as needed. You will get the sharp taste of pepper while having it.
  • Prep Time0Minutes
  • Cooking Time20Minutes
  • Serves2people

Recipe Ingredients

  • Chicken - 500 grams
  • Onion - 1 (chopped )
  • Garlic Paste - 2 tablespoons
  • Ginger Paste - 1 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Lemon juice - 2 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon
  • curry leaves - 10 to 12
  • Coriander powder - 2 teaspoons
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Oil - 1/4 cup
  • Crushed pepper - 4 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon
  • Coriander leaves - 1/2 cup

Recipe Preparation

  1. Marinate the chicken piece with turmeric powder, ginger - garlic paste, salt and 2 tablespoons of lemon juice, mix and keep this in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in a deep pan, temper the oil with cinnamon stick, cloves and 3/4 portion of curry leaves.
  3. Add chopped onions and cook till they turn golden.
  4. Add chopped green chillies and the marinated chicken, sauté for 2 minutes.
  5. Add coriander powder and crushed pepper, mix well and cook on low flame until the oil gets separated, stir and sprinkle some water if required.
  6. Add 1/4 cup water, once water will start boiling, reduce the heat and cover with the lid. Cook until chicken is done. Once chicken is soft/cooked. Open the lid and cook till the moisture evaporates.
  7. Sprinkle chopped 3/4 th of the coriander leaves and the remaining curry leaves.
  8. Before serving garnish with 1 teaspoon of crushed pepper, 1 teaspoon of Lemon Juice and the remaining coriander leaves.
  9. Serve with hot steamed rice.
My Tip: I always prefer to use crushed black pepper instead of ready made pepper powder, this way, you will get the fresh aroma of black pepper.