Restaurant Style Pepper Chicken


Restaurant Style Pepper Chicken is a South Indian styled delicious, hot and aromatic dish that pairs well with roti, chappati, rice, pathiri, appam etc. This is the best dish apt to enjoy during rainy monsoon and cold winters. South Indian dishes are unique and it is worth mentioning that each region has its own special style of cooking. I tasted the dish at a restaurant and I was in search for the recipe. One day, I took courage and recreated Restaurant Style Pepper Chicken in my own kitchen which was an instant success. Since then Restaurant Style Pepper Chicken has been the star of my home. I have tried a lot many chicken dishes, but this particular peppery flavored Restaurant Style Pepper Chicken has won my heart. I prepare this for weekends on Sunday when my family is together. It is the unique flavor and aroma that is so special about the dish. The key to the dish, is the freshly ground pepper that gives a gentle heat for the dish.

Give Restaurant Style Pepper Chicken a try and don’t forget to send me feedback. The dish is packed with authentic flavors and I am sure you will never settle for any other dish, if you have tasted this. The peppery flavor dominates the dish and the intensity of red chilli powder is less. Moreover, pepper is very good for your body compared to red chilli and it aids digestion and cures gastric problems. Though the recipe looks a bit lengthy, there is not much of a problem. Your efforts will be rewarded in the end. Chicken is nutritious, rich in protein and other vital nutrients required for body. You can explore a well detailed Restaurant Style Pepper Chicken recipe here that can be easily prepared at home.

Restaurant Style Pepper Chicken

Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Kerala


  • 1/2 kg Chicken 
  • 2 tbsp Pepper corns
  • 1 tbsp Fennel seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp Coriander powder
  • Salt as required
  • 1 no. Onion Medium size(sliced)
  • 2 nos. Green chilly
  • 1 tbsp Ginger garlic paste
  • Few curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp Coconut oil

For Gravy:

  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 no. Onion Big(sliced)
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1-2 tbsp Pepper powder
  • 1 no. Tomato
  • 1/2 piece  Capsicum
  • 1 tbsp Tomato ketchup
  • 1/2 tbsp Soya sauce
  • 1/4 cup Cashew paste
  • Coriander leaves Few


  • Powder pepper corns, cumin seeds and fennel seeds with the help of a mixer grinder.
  • Take a kadai or pan and add cleaned chicken, prepared pepper mix powder, onion, ginger garlic paste, curry leaves, green chilly, coriander powder, turmeric powder, coconut oil and mix well.
  • Cover and cook for 20-25 minutes in medium flame. Stir occasionally.
  • Now we are going to make the gravy. For that heat oil in a Kadai and saute onion till soft. Then add turmeric powder, pepper powder and saute for few seconds.
  • Now add sliced tomato and saute till it becomes soft.
  • Then add capsicum and saute for 1 minute.
  • Finally add cooked chicken and cashew paste. Mix well and cook it for another five minutes and remove it from the flame.
  • Delicious Restaurant Style Pepper Chicken is ready.


You can visit this link Pan Grilled Chicken With Vegetables. You can also visit this link Chilly Chicken In Restaurant Style.
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