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Pepper Chicken Fry

Chicken fried with pepper and other spices

Recipe by christy gerald of Dubai, AE

A simple variation of Pepper Chicken Fry is given here-which I tried with my Mother-In-Law for guests this weekend and very much appreciated by all.Try this mouthwatering chicken fry-for a change .

Ingredients non vegetarian 6 servings

    • 1/2 kg Boneless Chicken pieces
    • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
    • 1 1/2 tsp pepper powder-freshly ground
    • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
    • 1 tsp fresh ginger-garlic paste
    • 1/2 tsp jeera powder
    • 1/4 tsp fennel seeds powder
    • 1/4 tsp cinnamon stick powder
    • 2 tsp curd
    • few curry leaves
    • few coriander leaves
    • 2 tsp refined oil
    • 1 1/2 tsp salt-to taste
    • 250ml water


    1. Clean the chicken pieces(atleast 6 times) and add pepper powder, turmeric powder, chilli powder,ginger-garlic paste,jeera powder,fennel seeds powder,cinnamon stick powder, curd, curry leaves, coriander leaves and salt. Mix this well and marinate the chicken pieces for 30 mins.
    2. Heat oil in a pressure pan,add the marinated chicken pieces along with the marinade and saute for 3-4 mins.
    3. Add 250 ml water and pressure cook upto 4 whistles.Leave it for 10 mins and wait for the pressure to be released.
    4. Open the lid and turn on the flame .Saute for 2-3 mins or till this fry runs dry.Serve this Pepper Chicken Fry hot with rice or indian breads etc,.
    5. Note:If u want this as Pepper Chicken Masala, just add 2 cloves , 2 cardamoms-crushed,1/2 cup onion paste and 1/2 cup tomato paste in step2 and saute this for 4 mins at-least and then add the marinated chicken pieces.In Step3 add 400ml water and then pressure cook up to 4 whistles and serve this hot with indian breads, rice, idli, dosa etc.



    I dont know where it went wrong, It came out like a soup


    Receipe is mouth watering. Will be the chicken pieces soft or hard?

    jean chaurasia

    Made this yesterday for a pot-luck lunch and everyone enjoyed it. Thanks.


    Excellent recipe . Thank U .

    christy gerald

    christy gerald

    Hi Ameena Sadaf!,thanks a lot for ur feedback.

    Ameena Sadaf

    hi christy...thank u so much for dis recipe..i tried it and it was yummy everyone jus loved it

    christy gerald

    christy gerald

    Hi Lydia!.Thanks a lot for ur feedback.Nice to hear from u that ur family luved this recipe as much as I do.

    Lydia Veigas

    Hi christy, thanks for this one. The young and old in my home loved it, not much of oil too.

    christy gerald

    christy gerald

    Hi Ameena!,thanks a lot.Bye!.

    Ameena Sadaf

    sounds yummy...gonna try

    christy gerald

    christy gerald

    Hi Rabz,thanks a lot.



    Hi christy another nice recipe by u. U tried it out last week end & I think I'll try it out this weekend.Thanks. Cheers.

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