Andhra Pepper Chicken | How to make Andhra Pepper Chicken

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

Andhra Pepper Chicken is a mouthwatering dish which is perfect to serve at any occasion. It is a recipe of Andhra Pradesh cuisine which is very famous in the whole worldwide. This is very amazing in taste and it contains a lot of health benefiting nutrients. It is a quick and easy recipe and you can easily prepare restaurant style Andhra Pepper Chicken at your home. Andhra Pepper Chicken by Moumita Malla will help you to prepare the perfect Andhra Pepper Chicken at your home. You don't need any extra effort or time to prepare this. It just needs few minute for the preparation and 20 minute for cooking. Whether it is a grand party or a normal kitty party, it is a perfect dish to serve and to get the compliments from your guests. This recipe follows the perfect art of cooking that gives an amazing texture to this and differentiate it from other dishes. In the Better Butter recipes, you will find the step by step process of this recipe by which you can know how to make the delicious Andhra Pepper Chicken.

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.

As the name suggests, the Andhra Pepper Chicken is a dish from Andhra Pradesh. The dish consists of marinated chicken pieces that are tossed in a spicy peppery gravy.

The Andhra Pepper Chicken recipe by Moumita Malla, gives a step-by-step breakdown of the various stages involved in cooking this popular dish at home. It is a popular dish of the South which requires only a few minutes for the preparation and 20 minutes for cooking. The secret to making the perfect Andhra Pepper Chicken at home lies in two things. First is the marination of the chicken pieces and second is the gravy that the chicken pieces are tossed in. For best results, the batter for marinating the chicken should be lump-free and well incorporated. The chicken pieces should be properly coated on all sides with the batter and they should be left to marinate for atleast 30 minutes. The secret to making the perfect gravy for the Andhra Pepper Chicken lies in the sautéing of the spices, followed by the cooking of the marinated chicken pieces in the prepared gravy. Serve this dish with rice or Indian flatbreads and you have another popular main dish that can be easily made for both lunch and dinner at home.

Chicken has many health benefits, but it is very important to choose the fresh and hygienic chicken. Chicken is a great source of protein. There are approximately 23.5 grams of Protein in every 100 grams of chicken breast. It supports to maintain a healthy body weight and also helps the weight loss program. Protein is an important nutrient for the growth of muscles and for the development of different body organs. Chicken also contains tryptophan which is useful to relax the nervous system. It reduces the stress by boosting the serotonin in your brain. Chicken is also a good source of selenium, which contains antioxidants, is also available in good quantities in chicken. Selenium helps in the controlling of free radicals within the human body that help to improve immunity. Chicken also contains phosphorus which is very good for those having weak bones. It helps to keep the bones healthy.

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