Friday, August 07, 2009

Pepper Chicken/Milagu Kozhi

One of my fav. dish and kids love it too, if i make it less spicy..:D


Chicken - 2 lbs (cut in to small pieces)
Onion - 1- 1 1/2 (chopped fine)
Green chillies - 4 (chopped fine)
Curry leaves - a few
Dania/Coriander powder - 2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Black Pepper Powder - 3 tsp
Ginger garlic paste - 2 tsp
Salt - as needed
Cashews - 6-8
Raisins - 10
Oil - 4 tbsp
Garam masala - 1 tsp (optional)


In a heavy bottomed pan, heat oil and fry green chillies,curry leaves and then add onion.Fry till the onion is golden brown and then add gg paste.Fry till the raw smell vanishes and add turmeric,dania powder.Fry well, now add the cleaned chicken pieces.On medium high heat, add the black pepper powder and mix everything well.(Do not add any water)Cover and cook it for about 15 minutes.(Stir the dish every now and then to avoid burning)Now remove the lid and cook uncovered till the chicken is cooked through and masala is sticking to each and every chicken pieces.YUM..Now add fried cashews and raisins for garnish.Serve hot with rice or roti.