Friday, July 23, 2010

Chili Pepper Chicken



Chili pepper chicken may sound a bit too spicy. But it is a chicken curry I made using Cubenella peppers - a variety of sweet pepper which is extensively used in Puerto Rico's cuisine.  I really love the combination of peppers with chicken as it gives it a nice flavor. The pepper I used is tender and green, but you can also use the matured ones which is scarlet red or you can also make with bell peppers. This curry had a wonderful flavor and taste with a combination of pepper, coconut, peanuts,and other spices.





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Ingredients
Chicken - 1 lb
Onion chopped- 1 cup
Chili Pepper chopped- 1 cup
Ginger garlic paste - 3 tsp
Chilly flakes- 1tsp
Pepper powder- 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder- 1/3 tsp
Roasted coconut- 1 1/2 tsp
Roasted peanut - 2 tsp
Coriander powder- 1 tsp
Garam masala- 1 1/2 tsp
Soya Sauce - 2tsp 
Lemon juice- 2 tsp
Nutmeg powder- 1/3 tsp
Oil
Salt to taste




Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan and saute onions till  golden brown. Add peppers, salt and saute for about two minutes followed by ginger garlic paste. Add chicken and stir fry for a minute and dash in the spices, coriander powder and chilly flakes.Pour one cup of warm water or chicken stock and cook till the chicken is almost done. Roasted coconut and peanut and make into a fine powder and add into the curry,along with soya sauce, lemon juice and nutmeg powder. Simmer for another minute. Serve warm with plain rice or fried rice.


Try this
Hope you will all enjoy.

29 comments:

  1. Wow!!...luks delicious, thick and nice brown color gravy... mouthwatering... tempting clicks

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  2. Adipoli sujechi..enthe oru color chicken curryke..super..

    Love
    Suji

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  3. Wow! Suja, your recipes and pictures always tempt me a lot, just can't resist.
    Looking forward to your delicious entries for my event:-)
    http://tasteofpearlcity.blogspot.com/2010/07/iftar-moments-hijri-1431-event.html

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  4. The chicken looks so flavorful n nutty .......lovely presentation too.

    Cheers n Happy Cooking,
    Satrupa

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  5. Thanks Guna,Suji,Umm, Suman and Satrupa, for the beautiful comments..
    Umm thanks dear.count me in:)

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  6. suja
    what a delicious chicken chilli .. like the picture. feel to taste some.. glood one dear

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  7. yumm. looks super. i really love my chiken dish to be extra spicy.. this looks terrific.

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  8. റെസിപ്പിയെന്തായാലും ശരി, ആ പടത്തിൽ കാണുന്നത് എന്നെ നാവിനു സഹിക്കുന്നില്ല!!
    ഊപ്സ്!!

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  9. chili pepper chicken looks soooo delicious ,nice idea of using Cubenella peppers...i will try some veggie version of this,lovely ingredients used in this...thanks for sharing sujja

    Satya
    http://www.superyummyrecipes.com

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  10. too bad i am a veggie.. that looks awesome ..:-)

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  11. Wow it looks mouthwatering...love the use of peppers here..

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  12. this looks simply irrestible and delcious......mmmm...drooling...

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  13. wow!! Pepper chicken looks very spicy and yummy..Love it..Nice recipe!!

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  14. that's a nice idea to use cubenella peppers..does it make the curry sweet?

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  15. Looks great and beautiful photo as well...

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  16. wow....looks inviting, you made me hungry suja

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  17. Wowwww mouthwatering dish, makes me hungry..

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  18. aa currynte colour thanne nammude vaayil vellam nirakkum.. Great one...

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  19. i have tried the same with sausages..shall give it a go with chicken...looks super yum

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  20. This is a lovely dish. Looks nice and delicious.

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  21. the spicy chicken looks so nice,,i'm sure must be delicious

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  22. Kidilam... perfect spicy chicken ... love the color of the dish... yum...

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  23. Grt recipe! Im bookmarking it now.

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  24. Hi Suja, there is an award awaiting for you in my blog! Please drop by and collect it :)

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  25. Thanks dear for remembering me and leaving behind the welcome note.....Please be there always to encourage me...the dish looks just lovely and too tempting....

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  26. This chicken makes me to drool...lovely dish.

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  27. Thanks Reshmi for sharing this beautiful award...so sweet of you for remembering me. Deepa it is neither hot or sweet. This chilly has a unique flavor. Hope you will try this:)

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  28. Thanks all for stopping by and for the sweet comments.

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