Pepper Chicken / Lamb

Serves 4


1 cup whole chicken / lamb

3 small onions finely chopped

2 tomatoes finely chopped

2 tsp ginger-garlic paste

2 tsp fennel seeds powder

1 tsp mustard seeds

1 tsp garam masala

2 tsp red chili powder

2 tsp cumin seeds

½ tsp turmeric powder

4-6 tsp freshly ground pepper powder

2 tsp coriander powder

2 tbsp fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped

Salt to taste



·         Clean the chicken and cut in small pieces. In a non-stick frying pan, heat the oil.

·         Then add the mustard seeds and the fennel seeds powder.

·         After they fry, add the ginger-garlic paste and allow it to fry on low heat.

·         After the ginger-garlic paste fries well, add the onions and allow them to cook till they are golden brown in color.

·         Then add the chicken/lamb pieces and mix well.

·         Sprinkle the garam masala, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and the salt and allow them to cook for some time.

·         Then add the cumin seeds, coriander powder and pepper powder, mix well and allow to cook some more.

·         When the chicken / lamb is half cooked, add the coriander leaves and the tomatoes and mix well.

·         Cover the pan and let the chicken cook well.

·         Serve hot with chapati / naan or paratha.


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