Chicken Leg Pepper Fry Recipe
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  • 2 teaspoon coconut oil
  • 12 dried red chillies
  • 1½ teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 11 teaspoon black pepper
  • 110 Indian small onions (Shallots)
  • 15 cloves garlic
  • 1½ inch piece ginger
  • 11 teaspoon salt
  • 1½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 11 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 11 teaspoon coconut oil
  • 11 onion, sliced
  • 11 sprig +1 sprig curry leaves
  • 11 tomato, chopped
  • 12 teaspoon pepper powder
  • 16 chicken drumsticksCut the chicken legs / chicken drumsticks in 3-4 places with a knife. Set aside.
  • 1 Heat coconut oil in a pan and add in the dry red chillies, cumin seeds and black pepper. Saute on a medium flame for a minute.
  • 1 Add in the sliced small onions (Indian shallots), garlic and ginger. Saute for 3-4 minutes.
  • 1 Add in the salt, turmeric powder and coriander powder. Saute for a minute. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  • 1 De-glaze the pan with a cup of water and grind the masala along with the deglazed water to a very smooth paste.
  • 1 Heat a teaspoon of coconut oil in a pressure pan and add in the curry leaves and a sliced onion. Saute for a couple of minutes. Now, add in one sliced tomato. Cook for another minute.
  • 1 Once the tomatoes are starting to soften, add in the ground paste.
  • 1 Add a cup of water to the empty mixie jar and wash off all the leftover masala paste and add it back to the pan.
  • 1 Add in the chicken legs / drumsticks. Cover the pressure pan and cook for 3 whistles on medium flame.
  • 1 Remove from heat and let the pressure from the cooker settle on its own. Open the cooker and remove the chicken legs / chicken drumsticks. Set aside.
  • 1 Now transfer the gravy to a pan. Let the gravy simmer until thick
  • 1 It will take about 10-15 minutes for the gravy to become thick.
  • 1 Once the gravy is thick, add in the chicken pieces back to the pan. Add in the pepper powder and the curry leaves.
  • 1 Toss everything to combine. Roast for another couple of minutes. Spicy, lip smacking chicken leg pepper fry / chicken pepper fry / chicken drumstick pepper fry is ready. Serve with biryani or rice. It tastes well with parotta too!



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