Andhra Pepper Chicken By MortarAurPestle


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Andhra Pepper Chicken

Mildly spicy , flavourful , an all mood food recipe that can be prepared for vegetarians too. From a party starter to an evening snack on the sofa or a late night dinner. Fits all times and space. Easy to cook and so difficult to share.
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2 Servings

Cooking Time

30 Mins

Meal Type


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  • 500 g small pieces of Chicken with or without bones. For a veg option, use boilled potatoes or soaked soya bean chunks. Can also be made with mixed vegetables too.
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 12-14 curry leaves
  • 15 whole peppercorns or 2 tbsp of pepper powder
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 3 green chillies, chopped
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • Fresh coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 1 tsp clove powder
  • 2 tbsp Oil to fry


  1. 1

    Marinate the chicken with turmeric, salt, ginger garlic paste and lemon juice. Keep aside for atleast 15 minutes.
  2. 2

    In a pan add oil, temper with curry leaves, cinnamon and cloves.
  3. 3

    Add in the diced onions and cook until the onions start to brown.
  4. 4

    Add the green chillies and chicken in. Fry on high flame for 10 minutes.
  5. 5

    Add a tbsp of water, cover and let it cook for 10 minutes.
  6. 6

    Remove the cover, give a nice mix. Add splashes of water if need be.
  7. 7

    Cook until the chicken is soft and cooked.
  8. 8

    Add in the chopped coriander leaves and mix and take it off the heat.
  9. 9

    Garnish with chopped coriander leaves, lemon juice and freshly crushed pepper.
  10. 10

    Serve it hot.

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