Tamil Black Pepper Chicken Curry Recipe

Bridging the district of Tamil Nadu early last year has been probably the best insight. What’s more, in spite of having visited urban communities in this express a couple of times throughout the most recent couple of years it gives and understanding into the variety inside the locale (and yes there is something else to the food here separated from Chettinad flavors!) yet in addition the assortment of flavors, strategies of cooking, natively constructed breads and curries to test has been a shocker.

From Mudliars, Chettiars, Tamil Muslims and Naidus the food impacts are immense. With a significant number of the fixings utilized generally considerably nearer to home in the west of India; this feeling of commonality made cooking, investigating and eating curries from this district an outright delight.

Pepper is a particularly interchangeable zest in Tamil style cooking and gives dishes heat as well as profundity and gigantic flavor.

This formula for a pepper chicken kozhumbu is a flat out champ and ideal for anybody searching for a zesty chicken curry with warmth and hotness from entire flavors including dark pepper, cloves, fennel and dried chillies.

The key here is utilizing the ground mix of flavors that is an exemplary in many plans with families utilizing stone processors (yendra kal) to pound them understanding the smells and medicinal ointments.

Presently obviously zest processors have cleared a path and drudgery them in minutes! There isn’t any bean stew powder in this kozhumbu/curry and the green chillies add the episode of hotness required despite the fact that vibe allowed to diminish how much chillies in light of inclination.

I’ve involved chicken drumsticks for this formula albeit any cut of chicken would do the trick. In the event that you would be able, make this formula in a couple of hours ahead of time as the curry gets an awesome taste, it likewise allow the chicken an opportunity to absorb all the integrity of flavors.

I know it’s the center of summer in spite of the fact that I can’t avoid a plateful of pepper chicken curry with flaky paratha to clean up the tasty sauce and some yogurt or salad close by.


  1. Grind the garlic and ginger with a sprinkle of water in a wet processor to a thick glue. In an enormous bowl add the garlic and ginger glue alongside the turmeric powder and blend well. Add the chicken parts of this glue and put away to marinate for a couple of hours or short-term.
  2. Grind every one of the elements for the pepper masala in a zest processor and put away.
  3. Heat oil over a medium fire in a weighty base huge sauce dish. Add the curry leaves and as they splutter add the onions. Fry the onions for 12 to 15 minutes mixing regularly.
  4. Presently add the green chillies and fry briefly. Add the tomatoes and fry for 8-10 minutes as they mellow mix well and pound softly with the rear of the spoon.
  5. Add the marinated chicken and fry on a medium hotness for 5 minutes. Mix well and add the pepper masala powder proceeding to sear for 2-3 minutes as the chicken pieces seal.
    Add water and scratch the lower part of the container ensuring it’s a thick glue covering the chicken. Season to taste and stew over a low hotness with the top on for 25-30 minutes blending partially through (add an additional a 100 mls water assuming that you would like somewhat more sauce). Take the cover off and mixing great, embellish with new coriander and present with parathas or rice.

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