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Easiest Black Pepper Chicken

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“I like this recipe because it is so easy to cook and tastes so well. It is something that comes out of my endless experimentation with what I call as fusion cooking.”
READY IN:
22mins
SERVES:
4
YIELD:
6 chicken drumsticks or breasts
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Take a big bowl and put the yogurt.
  2. Add coarse pastes of onion and garlic.
  3. Add the deskinned chicken.
  4. (Drumsticks or breast pieces) Put the cling foil and leave to marinate overnight in the fridge.
  5. Heat oil in the skillet and allow the same to become medium hot. Dont allow it to start smoking.
  6. Add cloves, green cardamoms, cinnamon and bay leaves.
  7. Wait for 3-4 seconds as you see these ingredients crackling and giving out the aroma.
  8. Empty the bowl with all its ingredients in the oil.
  9. Saute on high flame for 3-4 minutes.
  10. Add 1/2 cup of water and salt. Close the lid, lower the fire and allow to cook for 15 minutes till chicken is tender.
  11. Open the lid and finally add the freshly ground black pepper powder and cover for 2 minutes on medium fire.
  12. When done garnish with tomatoes, fresh coriander or parsley.
  13. Serve warm with pita bread, tortillas,Indian bread or rice.

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