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Pepper chicken curry – peas pulao

Spicy pepper chicken curry ~ peas pulao

I love everything about autumn. Dazzling colors, cold nights, the smell of apple spice, pumpkin lattes and drizzly days like the one we have since morning. Its just the right weather to crave for a spicy yet comforting food. So, sipping a cup of hot coffee in my comfy couch I started digging my recipe files trying to decide what to make for lunch and look what I found? A simple spicy and aromatic dish that is sure to comfort your soul on days like this. Serve it with peas pulao or roti, it equally tastes delicious. Here’s how to make it….

Ingredients for the curry: (Serves 2-4 persons)

1 lb boneless chicken – cut into chunks

6-7 tbsps cooking oil

1 tsp cumin seeds

5-6 fresh curry leaves

2 bay leaves

3 cloves (lavangalu)

2 elaichi

1 ” cinnamon stick (dalchini)

6 green chillies (slit into halves)

1 large onion – finely chopped (about 1 cup of finely chopped onions)

pinch of turmeric

salt to taste

1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste

1 tbsp coriander powder

1 tsp cumin powder

½ fennel seed powder (saunf powder)

3 medium tomatoes (finely chopped)

1 tsp kashmir chilli powder

1 tsp coarsely ground pepper powder

chopped cilantro

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Peas pulao

Ingredients for peas pulao: (Serves 2-4 persons)

1 cup basmati rice

½ cup fresh green peas

1 tbsp cooking oil

1 tsp shahi jeera

2 bay leafs

1 tsp ginger – garlic paste

salt to taste

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