Saturday, December 24, 2011

Pepper Chicken Fry....Happy Christmas!

--for marinating chicken
Chicken-2 lb, cut into 2 inch pieces
Pepper powder-1/2 tsp
Chilly powder-1 tsp
Coriander powder-1 tsp
Chicken masala-1 tsp
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Lemon juice-2-3 tsp
---for frying
Onion-2, thinly sliced
Green chilly-3, sliced lengthwise
Ginger-1/2" piece, finely chopped
Pepper powder-2-3 tsp
turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Curry leaves- 1 sprig
Whole garam masala(Cardamom-3, cloves-4, cinnamon-1 piece)
mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
Oil for frying

Marinate the chicken with the ingredients listed for at least 1 hour. Cook them without adding any water. Boil off any excess water and keep aside.
Heat oil in a a pan, splutter mustards and add curry leaves and  whole garam masala. Saute for a while and add ginger and green chilly. Add onions and stir occasionally until the onion turns slight brown. Add pepper powder, turmeric powder  and salt followed by cooked chicken. Fry until the chicken pieces become brown and the gravy coated on the pieces.

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