Kerala style pepper chicken | How to make Kerala style pepper chicken

By Priyanjali Joardar  |  13th Sep 2016  |  
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About Kerala style pepper chicken Recipe

Dry masala mix of pepper, coriander seeds, cinnamon, fennel and dry red chilly gives its beautiful flavor and aroma. This is a perfect recipe when affected with cough and cold too!

Kerala style pepper chicken is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Priyanjali Joardar teaches how to make Kerala style pepper chicken step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Kerala style pepper chicken in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 2 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Kerala style pepper chicken at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Kerala style pepper chicken takes 10 minutes for the preparation and 30 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Kerala style pepper chicken is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Kerala style pepper chicken is a good option for you. The flavour of Kerala style pepper chicken is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Kerala style pepper chicken and impress your family and friends.

Kerala style pepper chicken

Ingredients to make Kerala style pepper chicken

  • chicken 500g
  • onion 1 large, roughly chopped
  • ginger 1 inch, grated
  • garlic 6-7 clove, finely chopped
  • mustard seeds 1 teaspoon
  • Curry leave 2 springs
  • coconut oil or any refined oil
  • salt as per taste
  • coconut milk/grated coconut/desiccated coconut 1/2 cup
  • To be dry roasted and ground
  • peppercorn 2 tablespoon
  • coriander 1 tablespoon
  • cinnamon stick 1 inch
  • fennel 1 teaspoon
  • Dried red chilly 2

How to make Kerala style pepper chicken

  1. Marinate chicken with curd and salt for 2 hours.
  2. Heat oil in kadai, add mustard seeds. When it splutters, add onion and curry leaves. Saut
  3. When onions are lightly brown, add ginger, garlic, and saut for a minute.
  4. Add chicken, half of the ground masala, and salt. If using grated or desiccated coconut, add in.
  5. Mix them, cover with a lid, simmer and cook till the chicken is almost done, for about 15-20 minutes at least. Keep sauting occasionally to avoid charring.
  6. If using coconut milk, add it now, and simmer for five more minutes till well combined and cooked.
  7. Lastly, add the reserved half of the ground masala and give it a nice stir.
  8. Keep it covered for 5-10 minutes before serving, to help the flavors combine well. Serve it with plain steamed rice or Malabar Paratha.

Reviews for Kerala style pepper chicken (5)

Suresh Menon2 years ago

Dry, very aromatic, chicken dish. Very good recipe.

Pratima Raul2 years ago

I cooked, it was awesome in both taste n appearance

harshitha k2 years ago


Sheeni Singh2 years ago

cannot believe how tasty it looks :)

Priyanjali Joardar2 years ago


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