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Milagu Kozhi Chettinad (Chettinad Pepper Chicken)

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1.2 kg - Chicken
  • 1/3 cup - coriander leaves, chopped
  • For the marinade:
  • 2 tbsp - black pepper Corns
  • 1/2 cup - Curd
  • 4 tsp - Ginger paste
  • 4 tsp - Garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp - Lemon juice
  • Salt - to taste
  • For the gravy:
  • Oil - as required
  • 1 cup - chopped Onions
  • 4 tsp - Ginger paste
  • 4 tsp - Garlic paste
  • 2/3 cup - chopped Tomato
  • Salt - to taste
  • 1 tsp - Garam Masala powder

How to Make Milagu Kozhi Chettinad (Chettinad Pepper Chicken)

  • Pound the pepper corns in a pestle and keep aside.
  • Whisk the curd, with the pounded pepper, ginger-garlic paste, lemon juice and salt. Mix the chicken in the marinade and keep aside for at least 30 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add onions and saute, over medium heat, till light golden in colour.
  • Add the ginger-garlic paste and saute further, till the mixture turns a little darker.
  • Add the tomatoes and saute, till the oil separates.
  • Add the chicken pieces, along with the marinade and stir for 4-5 minutes.
  • Add about 1/2 to 1 cup of water.
  • Cover and simmer, till the chicken is cooked and becomes tender. Adjust the seasoning.
  • Sprinkle the garam masala. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or roti.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Mareena's Recipe Collections