2tspBlack pepper powderfreshly powdered( more as needed)
3/4tspGaram masala powder
1 tbspGinger and garliccrushed
2 to 3 sprigsCurry leaves
Coconut oil/vegetable oilas required
In a bowl,add the chicken along with the ingredients listed under 'for marination',mix well and set aside for about 30 minutes.Heat oil in a pan ,add onion and tomato ,saute well over medium flame (for about 25 to 30 minutes)until onion is well caramelized.
Add the chicken and cook over high flame for few minutes,stirring in between, until the colour changes slightly.
Reduce the flame to medium ,add kashmiri chili powder,coriander powder,turmeric powder,black pepper powder,garam masala,ginger ,garlic ,curry leaves and salt to taste.Mix well.
Cover and cook until chicken is done.Uncover and stir well in between to avoid burning.
When the chicken is almost done add more curry leaves ,1 or 2 tsp oil and black pepper powder to taste.Cook for about 5 to 8 minutes ,stirring well in between ,until browned on all the sides.Serve with porotta/rice/appam
Adjust the quantity of black pepper powder according to your taste.Recipe source: Pachakam