How to make Jeera Pepper Chicken - Boneless chicken pieces coated with sauteed cumin seeds, peppercorns and red chilli powder and shallow fried.

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Main Ingredients : Cumin Seeds (जीरा), Black Peppercorns (काली मिर्च)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Jeera Pepper Chicken

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

For more recipes related to Jeera Pepper Chicken checkout Jeera Biscuits. You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Chicken Tikka Puff Cups, Moong Dal Chilla, Garlic And Hazelnut Crusted Prawns, Barauni.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Jeera Pepper Chicken Recipe

  • Cumin Seeds 1 tablespoon

  • Black Peppercorns 15-20

  • Chicken breast 2

  • Oil 2 tablespoon

  • Garlic paste 1 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice 1

  • Black salt (kala namak) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt 1/2 teaspoon

  • Browned garlic crushed 1/2 tablespoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Spring onion greens for garnish

  • Red chilli for garnish


Step 1

Heat 1 tsp oil in a small non-stick pan, add black peppercorns and cumin seeds to it and sauté.

Step 2

Cut chicken breasts into large pieces and marinate them with garlic paste, lemon juice, black salt and salt.

Step 3

Coarsely crush cumin seeds and black peppercorns.

Step 4

Add browned garlic and red chilli powder and put the mixture in a plate.

Step 5

Heat the remaining oil in another non-stick pan. Coat chicken pieces with the spice mixture and shallow fry for 6-8 minutes.

Step 6

Drain on absorbent paper. Garnish with spring onion greens and red chilli and serve hot.