If you are a non-vegetarian and like gorging on chicken meat, then you will surely fall in love with this Pepper Chicken

Time: 50 minutes


  • 1 kilograms chicken
  • 5 clove
  • 3 green cardamom
  • 1 sliced onion
  • 1 large tomato
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 2 tablespoon crushed black pepper
  • 2 cup water
  • 1/2 tablespoon garlic paste
  • 1 tablespoon refined oil
  • 3 inches cinnamon
  • 2 leaves bay leaf
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 tablespoon ginger paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon powdered turmeric
  • 1 tablespoon coriander powder
  • salt as required
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped cilantro


  • To prepare this spicy and flavourful chicken recipe, take a deep-bottomed pan and heat a little oil in it. When
  • the oil is hot enough, add cloves and cinnamon in it and wait till they pop out lightly. Finally, add sliced onions
  • in the pan and saute them till light brown in colour.
  • Next, add whole garlic in the pan and keep tossing till the raw smell of garlic goes away, and then add ginger-
  • garlic paste in it. Then, add chopped tomato and cook for a minute. When onions and tomato get mushy, add
  • the cumin powder in the mixture and keep stirring. Now, add turmeric and chilli powder followed by coriander
  • powder and cook for a while.
  • Finally, add chicken and salt in the pan and toss well to coat it with onion-tomato spice mixture. Open slightly
  • the tip of cardamom and add it to the chicken and next, add the bay leaves. Cover it with a lid and cook for
  • about 15 to 20 minutes or till cooked.
  • Add black pepper to the chicken and toss well till it gets coated with pepper. In the end, add about 2 cups of
  • water in the pan and stir to mix well with chicken and spices to from a thick gravy. Let the gravy dry up or add
  • more water and simmer if gravy is needed. Garnish with chopped cilantro and serve hot!