How to Make Kerala Chicken Pepper Roast

Kerala Chicken Pepper Roast

Kerala Chicken Pepper Roast

Spicy, kerala style chicken roast with black pepper
Recipe Source: veena's curry world
Prep Time: 10 minutes .
Cooking Time: 40 minutes
Serves: 6 to 8

  1. Chicken,cut into medium pieces- 1 Kg
  2. Curry leaves – 5 to 6 sprigs
  3. Ginger,garlic paste- 2 tbsp
  4. Onion,chopped – 2 cups
  5. Sliced coconut – 2 tbsp(optional)
  6. Green chilies,cut vertically- 2 to 3
  7. Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
  8. Garam masala powder – 1 and 1/2 tsp
  9. Black pepper powder ,freshly ground- 2 to 3 tbsp
  10. Cashew nuts- 8 to 10
  11. Thick coconut milk – 1/2 cup
  12. Coconut oil – as required
  13. Salt – to taste


  • Heat oil in a pan,add 2 sprigs curry leaves and ginger-garlic paste.Saute for few minutes ,until raw smell leaves.Next add chopped onion and sliced coconut(if using) and saute until onion turns golden.
  • Now add turmeric powder and garam masala, saute for few minutes over medium low flame.
  • Next add black pepper powder and mix well.Add cashew nuts.
  • Add the chopped tomato and cook until it turns soft.Add salt to taste and mix well.
  • Next add chicken,cover and cook over medium flame ,until chicken turns tender.Make sure you stir well in between to avoid burning.
  • Finally add the coconut milk and the remaining curry leaves.Mix well and cook for few more minutes or until gravy coats the chicken pieces.Serve with rice,appam or chapathi..
    • Adjust the quantity of green chilies and black pepper powder according to your taste.