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Dahi Pepper Chicken Recipe – Easy to make at home

We all like to try out different delicious recipes of chicken all the time. Making chicken is really very easy and doesn’t require many hassles. All you need is some readymade masalas and some chicken.

As it goes with all dishes and it’s quite time-saving you can prepare a chicken recipe in no time even after a long tiring day.


Items like Chicken Lababdar and Chicken Butter Masala taste delicious when cooked with a lot of spices, especially during rainy days.

In this recipe, you will get to know about how you can make pepper chicken easily at home.

Dahi Pepper Chicken Recipe

Swarnab Dutta
Tasty Dahi Pepper Chicken recipe. Simple ingredients and instructions on how to make delicious Dahi Pepper Chicken easily at home.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Main Course
Cuisine Bengali, Indian
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 Kadhai
  • 1 Induction Cooktop
  • 1 Mixer Grinder


  • 500 g Chicken
  • Chopped Onion
  • Chilli paste
  • Ginger garlic paste
  • Cumin seeds / quite a bit of black pepper
  • Chaat masala / Garam masala
  • Coriander leaf paste
  • Kasuri methi
  • Refined oil
  • Curd


Preparing the main masala

  • Take some cumin seeds and a lot of black pepper and dry fry them in a Tawa or Kadai.
  • Now grind it into powder form using a mixer grinder.

Marination of the chicken

  • Take around 500-gram chicken and drain all the water present.
  • Now add curd, cumin, and whole black pepper powder, a pinch of turmeric powder, salt and a paste of green chilies and coriander leaves, 3 cloves garlic, and a little ginger paste. You can also add lemon zest to enhance the taste.
  • Keep it aside for about 2 hours.

Cooking Instructions

  • Take 2 to 3 spoons of refined oil in a Kadai.
  • Once it starts to sizzle, add the chopped onions.
  • When it starts to turn golden brown, at the garlic ginger paste, salt as per taste, and garam masala powder.
  • You can also add chaat masala instead of garam masala if you want.
  • Now mix the masala well.
  • Once it starts to release water, add the marinated chicken pieces only. Don’t add the marinated masala at this stage.
  • Now fry it in the Kadai for 10 minutes.
  • After 10 minutes, add the leftover marinated masala into the Kadai.
  • Add a little bit of water so that the chicken is cooked well and turns soft and juicy.
  • Cover it with a lid and let it cook for 20 minutes on a low flame.
  • Once it's done, open the lid and add some Kasuri Methi.
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Your pepper chicken is now ready.


It will taste delicious with Rotis, Nan, Parathas, etc.

So don’t wait and try this recipe today.

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