Heat a pan and add oil then add some jeera/cumin along with curry leaves and wait till it splutter.
Next, add cardamom, green chilli, ginger and garlic. Mix and saute for few seconds.
Now, add onion and cook till it turns translucent along with chopped tomato.
Once the tomato is cooked, add the masalas. Turmeric, garam masala, coriander powder, crushed black pepper and salt. mix well and cook the masala
Next, add the marinated chicken and mix well with the masala. Once mixed, close and cook the chicken.
And cook till all the water from the chicken gets absorbed.
When the masala completely sticks to the chicken and become separate pieces switch off the stove. Spicy and dry pepper chicken is ready