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Andhra Pepper Chicken

Prep Time: 20 mins I Marinating Time: 1 hr. I Cooking Time: 30-35 mins I Serving: 3-4

Ingredients :-

For Marination :-

500 g / 1.1 pound Chicken (cubes with bones)

1 tsp. Turmeric Powder

1 tsp. Salt

1 tbsp. Garlic (minced)

1 tbsp. Lime Juice

For the Base :-

4 tbsp. / 60 ml Veg Oil

5-6 Cloves

2-3 Green Cardamom

2-3 Sprigs Curry Leaf (small & fresh)

1 tbsp. Garlic (minced)

2 Onion, medium-sized (chopped)

2-3 Green Chilli (Chopped) OPTIONAL

2 tsp. Coriander Powder

2 tbsp. Whole Black Peppercorns (freshly crushed)

1 cup/230 ml Water

Salt to taste

For Garnishing :-

½ tsp freshly crushed Pepper powder

3-4 Sprigs Fresh Coriander (chopped)

1 tsp Lime Juice

Method :-

Take a large bowl and marinate the chicken with turmeric powder + salt + minced garlic + lime juice. Mix well and refrigerate covered for 1 hr.

Heat veg oil in a vessel/pan, once the oil is hot add cloves + green cardamom + curry leaves + minced garlic to the pan and sauté for 1-2 mins on low-medium heat

Next add chopped onions to the pan and sauté for 5-7 mins on low-medium heat

To the pan add chopped green chillies and stir for a minute

Once the onion turns golden brown in colour add the marinated mutton to the vessel/pan and mix well and sauté for 3-4 mins on low-medium heat

Add coriander powder + freshly crushed black pepper + salt. Mix well and sauté for 3-4 mins

Add water to the pan and mix well. Cover and cook for 15-20 mins on low flame. Keep stirring as and when required to avoid sticking and burning

Once completely cooked and almost dried, Switch off the gas. Garnish with freshly chopped coriander, crushed pepper powder and lime juice.

Time to Taste :)

Enjoy this dish with plain boiled Rice, Akki Roti, Paratha or Butter Naan

Note : pls adjust the spice levels to your taste.



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