Monday, November 30, 2015

Pepper Chicken (Semi Gravy) | Spicy Pepper chicken gravy

Pepper Chicken Gravy

 Pepper Chicken will be an inviting recipe of chicken for those who stick on chicken most of the times in cooking non-veg. This is very simple recipe which doesn't require much effort and grinding process other than pepper and spice powders along with added salt to taste.


Chicken - 1/2 Kg
Onion - 1 sliced
Green chill - 1 
Curry leaves - few
Cinnamon Powder - 2 pinches
Ginger Garlic paste - 1 tbsp
Spice Powders (turmeric, Chilli, Coriander, Pepper) - As required
Salt - 1 tbsp
Lemon juice - from 1/2 lemon
Coriander leaves to garnish

Method :

 1. Heat oil a pan, add cinnamon powder, onions, slit chill, curry leaves and fry well.

 2. After about 2 minutes add ginger garlic paste and fry well.

 3. Fry until raw smell leaves off.

 4. Add in chicken pieces.

5. Cover with laid and cook for about 5 minutes in low flame.

 6. Meanwhile dry roast pepper corns and grind to a fine powder. (else you can use readymade powder too)

 7. Now add in all the spice powders.
 8. Along with chill powder and salt
9. Cover and cook for 5 minutes. 
 10. The chicken tends to leave out water and sprinkle about 1/ glass of water too for chicken to get cooked.

11. Use half lemon for juice.

 12. Add in chopped coriander leaves and lemon juice.
 13. Give a fine stir and put off the flame.  If you would like a gravy consistency add additional spice powders and water
14. Else the pepper chicken would be in semi gravy form as seen in the picture.


  • This can be served as starter along with rice and roti.
  • Do not cook after adding lemon juice.
  • Adjust spice powders according to your requirement. I used more of pepper instead other spice powders.

Pepper Chicken

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