Pepper Chicken Dry

Pepper Chicken dry is easy to make and is hot and spicy. It can be eaten as a starter or with roti or any other type of bread.


  • 500 gm chicken
  • Some chopped fresh coriander
  • 1 & 1/2 Tbsp black pepper corns
  • 1 Tsp coriander powder
  • 6-7 Kashmiri or bedgi red chillies
  • 1 Slit green chili
  • 4 Medium sized sliced onions
  • 1 Tsp ginger paste & 1 Tsp garlic paste
  • 1 Tsp cumin (jeera)
  • 10-12 Small curry leaves or less if leaves are big
  • Salt to taste
  • Some cooking oil


  • Dry roast 6-7 Kashmiri or Bedgi dried red chillies and 1 & 1/2 tbsp black pepper separately for 2-3 min.
  • Heat 3 tbsp oil in the same pan and add 4 medium sized sliced onions. Sauté these till these become brown in color.
  • Now, grind the roasted chillies and black pepper along with 1 tsp cumin and 1 tsp coriander powder to a coarse powder.
  • Take out the dry masala powder in a bowl and make a coarse paste of the fried onions in the same blender jar.
  • Heat 2-3 tbsp oil in a pan and add 2 tsp ginger garlic paste followed by one slit green chilli and 8-10 curry leaves. Sauté for a min.
  • Add 500 gm chicken. Fry this for a minute on medium to high flame.
  • Now, add the masala powder and onion paste to the chicken followed by some salt to taste and little water.
  • Mix this well and cook till chicken is cooked. You can add little water if chicken is drying up while cooking.
  • Once the chicken is cooked, garnish it with some more curry leaves and chopped fresh coriander and serve hot with roti, chapati or choice of your bread. Enjoy!


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