Chicken in Green Pepper Sauce
For cooking chicken
  • Chicken, boneless cubed- 1 lb
  • Fennel powder- 2 tsp
  • Ground pepper- ¼ tsp
  • Turmeric powder- ¼ tsp
  • Salt- to taste
  • Curry leaves- 1 sprig (optional)
For cooking green pepper
  • Oil- 2 tbsp
  • Cardamom, whole- 2
  • Cloves, whole- 2
  • Onion, chopped- 1
  • Green chili- 1
  • Green pepper, chopped - 1, large
  • Tomato, chopped- 2, small
  1. In a large pan cook the chicken covered along with the above mentioned ingredients 'for cooking chicken' till chicken has cooked well, keep aside.
  2. Place a wok or non-stick pan over medium heat, add oil, add cardamom and cloves to it, saute for 2 seconds.
  3. Add onion, green chili to it, saute for a few minutes.
  4. Add green pepper, cook till it turns tender.
  5. Add tomatoes and cook till it has mashed up.
  6. Remove from the heat and puree the veggies in a blender along with some water to a smooth paste.
  7. Return the green pepper sauce to the pan, add cooked chicken to it, combine well and cook for a few minutes.
  8. If the sauce is too thick add more water to thin it down. You could even add coconut milk instead of water.
  9. Have a taste, add more ground pepper and salt according to your taste.
  10. Serve with rice or roti.
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