Pepper chicken fry

Written by: 7aumsuvai

Pepper chicken fry is a spicy and tasty chicken that is prepared with freshly ground pepper. This is my favorite chicken dish that I ever love to prepare.

Pepper chicken fry


      • 1/2 kg – Chicken pieces with bones (I used chicken thighs with bone)
      • 1 no – Onion (big sized,chopped finely)
      • 1 no – Tomato (chopped finely)
      • 1 tsp – Ginger garlic paste
      • 1 no – Green chilli
      • 1 – 1 1/2 tsp – Freshly ground pepper powder (as needed)
      • 1/2 tsp – Red chilli powder
      • 1 1/2 tsp – Coriander powder
      • 1/4 tsp – Turmeric powder
      • 5 or 6 nos – Curry leaves
      • 1 tbsp – Coriander leaves for garnishing
      • Salt as needed


      • 2 tbsp – Sesame oil
      • 2 or 3 nos – Dry red chilli
      • 1 small – Cinnamon stick
      • 2 nos – Clove
      • 1 tsp – Fennel seeds
      • 1/2 tsp – Cumin seeds

Pepper chicken fry process

Pepper chicken fry

Preparation method:

  1. Cut chicken into big chunks and clean chicken pieces with little turmeric powder for 2 or 3 times in the water. Keep it aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, season with items given for seasoning. Add onion, green chilli along with required salt, saute until golden brown. Then add ginger garlic paste and saute until raw smell goes.
  3. Now add cleaned chicken pieces and saute for 3 or 4 mins or until water gets dry (chicken leaves some water). Then add tomatoes and saute for few second (no need cook completely).
  4. Then add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and pepper powder and saute until raw smell goes off.
  5. Now add fresh curry leaves and completely cook chicken until it gets dry. Finally garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with white rice and chapattis.

Pepper chicken fry


  • Always cut chicken in to big chunks for this kind of recipes.
  • If possible marinate chicken with ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder and red chilli powder for at least 30 mins before cooking.
  • If you add a cup of water to this recipe, you will get pepper chicken gravy for chappathi.
  • Dry red chilli, fresh curry leaves, freshly ground pepper are the main ingredients that gives lot of flavor in this recipe, so never forget to add these items.


  1. Awesome fry... My mouth is watering here

  2. Wow.. this is my favourite dish ever..:) You have made me hungry early in the morning..:))

  3. excellent click :) always like the flavor of pepper in chicken..

  4. Mouthwatering chicken fry

  5. Love the flavor,drool worthy chicken.

  6. Delicious chicken...Love your clicks....Happy to follow you...


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