Andhra Pepper Chicken | How to make Andhra Pepper Chicken
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Ingredients to make Andhra Pepper Chicken
- - 500 grams
- - 1 (chopped )
- Paste - 2 tablespoons
- Paste - 1 teaspoon
- to taste
- juice - 2 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon
- - 10 to 12
- powder - 2 teaspoons
- powder - 1/2 teaspoon
- - 1/4 cup
- Crushed - 4 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon
- leaves - 1/2 cup
How to make Andhra Pepper Chicken
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.
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