Black pepper is a great medicine to treat cold. Our ancestors say it provides relief from sinusitis and nasal congestion.
This is a dry gravy which can be accompanied with chapathi or rice. This recipe is from my MIL. Fresh ground pepper & cloves and curry leaves gives that extra flavor to the recipe.
|Red Onion||1 no medium|
|Green Chili||3-4 no|
|Tomato||3 nos (medium)|
|Ginger Garlic Paste||1-2 tbsp|
|Curry Leaves Chili||1 strand|
|Coriander Leaves||3 tbsp|
|To fry and grind:|
|Cinnamon Sticks||1 inch|
|Coriander Seed||1 1/2 tsp|
|Pepper Corns||1 tsp|
Clean chicken and cut into bite size pieces. Chop onion, tomato and split open green chili. Heat a small pan and dry fry the items given in “To fry and grind” section and grind it to a powder.
In a pan heat the oil. Add the onion and fry till translucent. Add ginger garlic paste and fry till the raw smell leaves. Add tomato, green chili and fry till it’s cooked and it becomes gravy.
Add the Chicken,Turmeric and Salt. Add the ground powder about 1 tsp and cook this for 10-15 min or until the Chicken is cooked in medium flame. Stir often, dont need to add water.
After the Chicken is cooked, add curry leaves and remaining ground powder. Mix well, if required add some salt according to your taste. When taking out of stove add chopped coriander leaves.
(*) Enjoy with white rice, chapathi or even as it is.