Murgh kali Mirch -chicken with pepper!

Another chicken recipe – so you all know by now that I love chicken 😛

This one is not so commercially famous  but  tastes so good.It has a mild taste of cream cooked in white and black pepper.

My father’s favorite and I love it too !


Preparation Time: 15 minutes                     Cooking time :20-25 minutes

Serves : 2 


Chicken 200-250 grams                                                        IMG_7195

1  medium onion ( finely chopped in a chopper)

Fresh Ginger and  Garlic chopped (3-4 cloves ,chopped ginger should be same amount as garlic)

Green chillies 2 pieces (sliced) ,medium hot

Yogurt 1 cup,

Cream for cooking  1 Cup

Salt 1 tablespoon

Cumin Powder  ½ teaspoon

White pepper powder 1 teaspoon

Chili Powder ( 1/4 teaspoon) Depending on your spice level.

1 bay leaf and 4-5 pepper corns.

Oil – 2 tablespoon

Crushed black pepper ,Garam masala 1/4 teaspoon ,chopped coriander leaves for Garnishing

Grind onion,ginger garlic as a paste or finely chop them using chopper.
slit each chili into long 4 pieces.
In a wok/pan  heat oil  and  add 1 chili,bay leaf and peppercorns.
Splutter them for a minute or less.
Add the paste of onion and ginger garlic .
fry the chopped onions and green chillies. Saute till the onions become light brown.
Add the spices and fry for a minute, 
add now chicken and remaining one chili. Sauté for 5 minutes
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Add yogurt now and stir, put the lid on for 3-4 minutes.
Add now cream and crushed pepper, garam masala and simmer on low flame it for 5 minutes.
Let oil separate from gravy and become thick, garnish it with coriander .
Serve hot with chapati or rice .

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