Spicy Chicken Pepper Masala

Pepper being my favourite spice .I just love the taste of it and so named the blog too ,Pepper Chilli and Vanilla ..Pepper and chilli is been used widely in almost all my recipes  except for the sweet ones though. And Ialso just love Vanilla  and for me no sweet is complete without adding Vanilla especially whenever the recipe calls for it. I always use homemade Vanilla extract ..I will be posting it very soon.

Coming back to this recipe ,this dish is spicy and flavourful its  a semi dry dish and my own version of Pepper Chicken . It taste very nice with neer dosa,Pola,Hand breads,Chapatti or any pulav .The recipe is very simple .

1/2 kg Chicken pieces
2 onion chopped
1 tomato chopped
2 tbsp dry dessicated  coconut
 1 .5 tbsp  freshly crushed pepper
1 tsp cumin seeds
1tsp cloves
2 star anise
1 tsp fennel seeds
1 tsp peppercorns
2 sprig curry leaves
5-6 kashmiri dry chillies
1tbsp ginger garlic paste
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1.5  tbsp oil
 1 tbsp lime juice
salt to taste.

Wash the chicken pieces and remove excess water.

Marinate well with salt turmeric,ginger garlic paste, pepper powder and lime juice .

Dry roast the coconut,cumin seeds ,fennel seeds ,poppy seeds,peppercorns ,cloves,sesame seeds,star anise, and the chillies till fragrant .

Cool and grind to a paste.

Heat oil in a vessel add the curry leaves then add the chicken and fry well for some time.

Now add the chopped tomatoes and fry well till mushy then add  masala paste and saute till oil separates.

Serve hot with rotis,rice or bread.

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  1. looks very tempting...i too like pepper

  2. Hi Gloria, your chicken masala look so inviting, My kind of food, I sure need extra rice too. :))

    Have a nice day.

  3. looks tempting...yumm yumm

  4. Hi Gloria,
    I love pepper too.
    Your masala chicken looks so inviting!

  5. yummy chicken pepper..

  6. Love that thick gravy
    .sure it would have tasted yummm with so much spices in it...i am drooling here

  7. Hot and spicy!!!The colour and the consistency is very tempting!