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Pepper Chicken Masala

Many like the presence of pepper in their food, by adding Indian condiments and spices; it makes the dish more splendid.


Serves 4 to 5


As necessary                 Cooking Oil


500 grams                      Fresh Chicken (boneless)


Ingredients (A)

2 tablespoons                 Ginger (paste)

2 tablespoons                 Garlic (paste)

1 tablespoon                   Chicken Powder


Ingredients (B)

1 piece                            Cinnamon Stick

3 pieces                          Cardamom Seed

1 piece                            Star Anis

4 pieces                          Cloves


Ingredients (C)

1 teaspoon                      Fennel Seed

2 sprigs                           Curry Leaves


Ingredients (D)

80 grams                        Shallot (finely sliced)


Ingredients (E)

4 tablespoons                 Meat Curry Powder


Ingredients (F)

 50 grams                       Tomatoes (chopped)

2 sprigs                          Pandan/ Screw Pine Leaves

2 stems                          Lemon Grass


Ingredients (G)

2 tablespoons                 Tomato Sauce

1 tablespoon                   Black Pepper (crushed)

As necessary                  Salt



1. Cut the chicken into pieces, with skin or without skin.
2. Marinate the chicken with Ingredients (A), and leave it aside for 10 minutes or so.

3. Heat the oil in a cooking pot.

4. Add in the Ingredients (B) , and fry till fragrant.

5. Then add in Ingredients (C), after few seconds then add in the Ingredients (D), and fry it till golden brown.

6. Then add in the Ingredients (E & F), then reduce the flame and fry it till fragrant and oily.

7. Then add in the marinated chicken and increase the flame and cook it till, it is cooked.

8. Add in little water and salt if its necessary.

9. Finish it off, with Ingredients (G), and stir it until it becomes dry.



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Pepper Chicken Masala.