Sunday, May 22, 2016

Pepper Coconut Chicken Stir Fry

Pepper Coconut Chicken Stir Fry

This recipe is a typical Kerala style easy chicken stir fry. It has the enticing flavor of coconut oil, the crunch of roasted coconut and the spicy kick of ground black pepper. It is a simple dish with little ingredients which can be put together quickly. Try this you will surely love it.

Chicken - 1/2 kg
Onion sliced- 1 large
(or use pearl onions for extra taste)
Thinly sliced coconut-3-4 tsp
Grated coconut- 1/3 cup
Fennel seeds- 1/2 tsp
Cloves- 4-5
Ginger- 1 inch thick piece
Garlic- 5-6 cloves
Turmeric powder- 1/3 tsp
Chilly powder- 1/3 tsp
Whole pepper- 1 1/2 tsp
( adjust according to taste)
Coriander seeds-1 tsp
Curry leaves
Coconut oil- 3 tsp
salt to taste

Dry roast pepper,cloves and coriander seeds for two to three minutes. Allow it to cool down a bit and make a fine powder.
In a pot add the chicken pieces, half of the ground pepper and coriander powder, turmeric powder, chilly powder and sliced onion. Add half cup of water and enough water and cook till the chicken is soft and all the water evaporates.
Heat coconut oil in a pan and add fennel seeds and sliced coconut pieces.When it turns golden brown add ginger, garlic, grated coconut, curry leaves and fry till coconut turns golden brown. Now add the cooked chicken,the left ground pepper powder and mix well.Roast in low flame till all the water is absorbed and the chicken gets slightly crispy in the outside. Serve with rice.

Try this
Hope you will all enjoy!


  1. Looks very tasty and tender!!

  2. Ethinonnum koottaan venda... I would eat that plate as it is ...

    1. It does not have any gravy, so can be served as an appetizer too :)

  3. Good one Suja....coconut go very well with fennel and pepper

    1. Yes Biny,pepper, fennel and coconut goes well together,sometimes I do not add any extra garam masala as it is flavorful in itself.

  4. super 603 Recipes aayallo.....keep going

    1. Hi Urmila,how are u, so nice to see you after a long time:)
      Thanks Urmila,you is making steady progress and I am happy and trying to do my best :)

  5. Adipoli chicken stir fry..tempting..

  6. Wow, coconut and pepper in favorite. Looks superb.


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