Black Pepper Chicken Curry

Pepper chicken gravy is an easy and quick recipe which can be made in jiffy when you are time restraint. This Black pepper chicken curry is made using pressure cooker making it a fuss free and super quick recipe.

Learn how to make pepper chicken gravy with step by step pictures. This Pepper chicken recipe is super easy with simple pantry staples and simple cooking steps.

Pepper is such a synonymous spice which gives dishes not just heat but depth and immense flavour. This recipe for a pepper chicken kozhumbu is an absolute winner and perfect for anyone looking for a spicy chicken curry with warmth and heat from whole spices including black pepper, cloves, fennel, dried chillies etc.

This spicy black pepper chicken gravy goes well with roti, rice and idli dosa too. This taste super delicious and peppery.

Pepper is one of my favourite spice. Black Pepper Chicken is my favourite amongst the non-veg dishes. You can also check out the Mushroom Pepper Fry recipe which also tried and tested by many and loved it.

So lets head on to the recipe. Please do give it a try and share your thoughts on the same in the comments box below.

Preparation time : 10 minutes
Cooking time : 15 minutes
Serves : 4

Ingredients :
Chicken – 400-500 gms
Oil – 2-3 tbsp
Dry red chilly – 1 broken
Lemon juice – 1 tbsp
Curry leaves – 1 sprig
salt to taste
Water as required

For Grinding :
Black peppercorns – 2 tbsp
Fennel seeds – 1 tsp
cumin seeds – 1 tsp
Coconut grated – 2 tbsp
Onion – 1 large
Tomato – 1 medium
Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
Cinnamon – 1 small stick
Cloves – 2
Cardamom – 2
Green chillies – 2
Ginger garlic paste – 1 tbsp

HOW TO MAKE PEPPER CHICKEN GRAVY:

Here is a step by step pictorial instructions to make pepper chicken gravy.

In a mixie jar or blender add in all the ingredients mentioned in the grinding list. Grind them into a fine paste.

In a pressure cooker heat oil and add the dry red chilly and fry for few seconds. Add the ground paste and cook for about a min or two.

Add chicken, salt, curry leaves, mix well and cook for about 2 minutes.

Add water as required approximately 1 cup to 1½ cup and pressure cook it for 2 to 3 whistles. Do not add more water or you’ll get a runny consistency gravy.

Let the pressure release by itself. Open and cook on medium-high flame for about 5 minutes or till the oil starts to appear at the surface. This gravy should be little thick.

Add lemon juice and take off the heat. You can add few chopped coriander leaves.

RECIPE CARD

Pepper Chicken Gravy

Akum Raj Jamir
Pepper chicken gravy is an easy and quick recipe which can be made in jiffy when you are time restraint. This Black pepper chicken curry is made using pressure cooker making it a fuss free and super quick recipe.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian, South Indian
Servings 4

Equipment

  • pressure cooker
  • mixie

Ingredients
  

  • 500 grams chicken 
  • 2-3 tablespoon  oil
  • 1 dry red chilli broken)
  • 1 tablespoon  lemon juice
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • salt  as per taste
  • 1-2 cup water (use as per your gravy requirement)

For Grinding:

  • 2 tablespoon  black peppercorns
  • 1 teaspoon  fennel seeds (saunf)
  • 1 teaspoon  cumin seeds (jeera)
  • 2 tablespoon  coconut  (grated)
  • 1 large onion  (roughly chopped)
  • 1 medium  tomato  (roughly chopped)
  • ¼ teaspoon  turmeric powder (haldi powder)
  • 1 small cinnamon stick
  • 2 cloves
  • 2 green cardamom
  • 2 medium green chilly
  • 1 tablespoon  ginger garlic paste

Instructions
 

  • In a mixie jar or blender add in all the ingredients mentioned in the grinding list. Grind them into a fine paste.
  • In a pressure cooker heat the oil.
  • Add the dry red chilly and fry for few seconds.
  • Add the ground paste and cook for about a min or two.
  • Add in the chicken, salt, curry leaves, mix well and cook for about 2 minutes.
  • Add water as required approximately 1 cup to 1½ cup and pressure cook it for 2 to 3 whistles. Do not add more water or you'll get a runny consistency gravy.
  • Let the pressure release by itself. Open and cook on medium-high flame for about 5 minutes or till the oil starts to appear at the surface. This gravy should be little thick.
  • Add lemon juice and take off the heat. You can add few chopped coriander leaves.
Keyword black pepper, black pepper chicken, pepper chicken, south Indian chicken recipe

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Happy Cooking!
Love Akum

About Akum Raj Jamir

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Hello Everyone.. I am Akum Raj Jamir. I am a Naga Lady born and bought up from Nagaland. Married to a Tamilian and settled in Chennai now.  I worked in hotel industry for 3 years and later I shifted to corporate sector and worked in US based MNC companies. In January 2014 I was blessed with a baby boy and that it when I decided to quit my job and give me full time for him as well as the home. Now I am a homemaker ☺.  I started cooking at the very small age. We sisters used to help mom in the kitchen and followed the foot step of my mom and that's how I developed my cooking skills. A foodie by nature and a passionate cook, loves everything about food. Cooking is my passion. I love experimenting with food in my kitchen and try to bring the best in whatever I cook. I cook with all my heart and soul and this love is evident in the dishes I cook.  I believe in sharing a lot thus whatever I cook I share with fellow friends and my fan followings. So this space is all about food from my kitchen for foodies like me. Explore the recipes ☺

22 thoughts on “Pepper Chicken Gravy / Pepper Chicken Kozhumbu / Milagu Chicken Curry

  1. I tried your recipe and chicken turned out really tasty. Best part is how Easy it is to make, thanks a lot

  2. Nice to know about you. I am Sikh born and brought up in Dimapur. Nagaland. I have moved to Sydney 15 years ago. I cook Naga food with Bamboo roots (banstanga) . Love cooking Black pepper chicken ❤️

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