Andhra Pepper Chicken | How to make Andhra Pepper Chicken

By Moumita Malla  |  19th Nov 2015  |  
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About Andhra Pepper Chicken Recipe

Pepper chicken recipe 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. Chicken is the most commonly eaten meat in India. Dishes like Butter Chicken, Chicken 65, Chicken tikka, Chicken stew, tandoori chicken, chicken biryani have almost a cult status in India. To see more chicken recipes on BetterButter, click here. Pepper chicken recipe is widely popular in Andhra Pradesh. It is a spicy preparation and truly delicious. In fact, if you ever get a chance to visit Andhra Pradesh and our non vegetarian- the Pepper Chicken recipe is a must have! BetterButter gives this Pepper Chicken recipe a big thumbs up!

Andhra Pepper Chicken is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Andhra Pepper Chicken in your kitchen. This recipe requires few minutes for preparation and 20 minutes to cook. The Andhra Pepper Chicken by Moumita Malla has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Andhra Pepper Chicken at home without any difficulty. Andhra Pepper Chicken is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Andhra Pepper Chicken would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Andhra Pepper Chicken this weekend. Share your Andhra Pepper Chicken cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Moumita Malla for inputs. In case you have any queries for Andhra Pepper Chicken you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Moumita Malla. You can also rate the Andhra Pepper Chicken and give feedback.

Andhra Pepper Chicken

Ingredients to make Andhra Pepper Chicken

  • 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

How to make Andhra Pepper Chicken

  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.

Reviews for Andhra Pepper Chicken (20)

lata rastogi2 months ago

I tried it last weekend and it turn out very well. I just loved the flavor of black pepper in it. And the best part about this recipe is that it is very easy to make and does not require a lot of cooking time.

sonam talwar2 months ago

Woww. Andhra pepper chicken is one of my favorite non-vegetarian dish. The green chilies enhance the spicy quotient, while the curry leaves add their touch a wonderful aroma add a distinctive flavor. And the flavor of lemon juice make it more delicious.

vaishali yadav2 months ago

Thanks Moumita Malla for sharing this recipe. It is one of the most amazing dish of Awadhi cuisine. Spices like ginger, garlic and green chilies are added for flavor. I really loved this delicious pepper chicken.

sanjana nagpal2 months ago

This popular chicken dish of Andhra is deliciously amazing. I tried it yesterday and my family really loved it. The flavor of black pepper is the key ingredient of this recipe and the other Indian spices made it more relishing. It is a good option to serve at any special occasion.

Kirti Arora3 months ago

If you love strong flavours, you have to try this Pepper Chicken recipe, which is hugely popular in Andhra Pradesh. It's sharp and tastes awesome. My friends totally loved it. It's must-have choice for any get-together at home.

Aavi Asthana3 months ago

Easy to make and tastes great

Sukruthi Angela3 months ago

Recipe sounds good...but u haven't mentioned cinnamon, cloves and green chillies in Ur list of ingredients nor have u mentioned the quantities. Can u pls add that info on the comments box?

Hema Arora5 months ago

My children just relish it

Sujatha AR5 months ago

Good resipi

Divyanshu Das8 months ago

This is lovely. Love the aroma of pepper.

Bindiya Sharma8 months ago

Delicious way of cooking Chicken!

Anil Dogra8 months ago

Amazing recipe!

Ashish v Kulshreshthaa year ago

Absolutely loved it. Delightful.

Archana Chauhana year ago

very testy

Sirisha Patnalaa year ago

very tasty

Tahseen Fathimaa year ago

it is tasty and easy receipe,thanks

Mamta Pahujaa year ago

Ate you sure 4tablespoons of crushed pepper and yet another teaspoon for garnishing for 500gms chicken??

Smriti Roypaul2 years ago


Kavita Ferwani2 years ago

mouth watering

Shipra Saxena2 years ago

Hmm..wonderful use of spices wala dish :D

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