Go Back

Spicy pepper chicken

spicy pepper chicken recipe with easy step by step instructions
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: spicy pepper chicken recipe
Servings: 2 People


  • Pan/Kadai


For marination

  • 200 gms Chicken
  • 1 tbsp Black pepper powder
  • 1/2 tbsp Salt
  • 2 tbsp Lemon juice

Pepper chicken masala

  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Jeera/Cumin
  • Curry leaves
  • 4 Cardamom
  • 1 Small Green chilli
  • 1 tsp Garlic chopped
  • 1 tsp Ginger Chopped
  • 1 Medium Onion
  • 1 Small Tomato
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric
  • 1 tsp Garam masala
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 5 to 7 Crushed black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Salt


Chicken Marination

  • In a bowl add chicken, pepper powder, lemon juice and salt. Mix it all together and marinate for 30 minutes.

Pepper chicken masala

  • 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