Oct 17, 2011

Pepper Soy Chicken

Pepper Soy Chicken

A very delicious chicken curry, goes well with fried rice, noodles and rotis !!!

Serves: 3

You will need

1 tablespoon oil
1 onion, finely sliced
1 tomato, cut into cubes
500 g chicken, cut into medium pieces
1 cup water (100 ml)
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoon soy sauce
2 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves

Other ingredients

For the shallot - ginger - garlic paste:

1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
1/2 teaspoon jeera (cumin seeds)
3 green chillies, medium size
1 teaspoon pepper powder
6 garlic cloves, chopped
1 - inch ginger piece, chopped
8 shallots / small onions, chopped
1 tablespoon water

Make a smooth paste of above ingredients with 1 tablespoon water in a mixer / blender. Keep aside.


Wash and clean chicken pieces. Drain our water thoroughly.

In a frying pan, heat oil. Add sliced onions and fry till golden color on a low to medium heat.

Add cubed tomato pieces and stir well for 2 - 3 minutes.

Add shallot - garlic - ginger paste. Stir well on a low heat for 3 - 5 minutes or until the raw smell goes.

Add chicken pieces, water and salt to taste. Mix all the ingredients well. Cover with a tight lid and cook on a low to medium heat for 25 - 30 minutes or till done / chicken pieces softens and gravy thickens.

Add soy sauce and cook again for 5 minutes.

Add chopped coriander leaves and mix well. Serve hot with Rotis / Fried rice / Noodles.

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