The aromatic spices that render great aroma and taste to a meal are among the many reasons that make Indian food a well-known cuisine around the world. For those who love hot and spicy foods, Indian cuisine offers many lip-smacking options, especially if the chicken is your favourite meat. Chicken has good nutritional value and is one of the best sources of lean, low fat protein.
Pepper Chicken turns out to be one of the easiest chicken dishes. It is best suited for winters and its preparation involves no grinding of masala or complex ingredients or elaborates cooking. It stands out than other chicken recipes for its unique taste and aroma. The coarsely ground pepper adds a bit of heat to the dish. It is usually served as a starter or with rice or roti or chapathi. You can learn how to make pepper chicken and then tweak the recipe based on your liking.
Here are a few more popular chicken recipes:
Teekha Murg: This is a very spicy recipe of chicken where tender chicken is added with a fiery melange of masalas or spices, the tang of tomatoes, and cooked in mustard oil.
Chettinad Chicken: Chettinad cuisine from Tamil Nadu is considered to be the spiciest cuisine in India. This chicken recipe from the cuisine is best suited for those who love the hot, spicy and fiery palette.
Kadhai Chicken: This Chicken recipe includes chicken spiked with tamarind, lemon, bell peppers, and jaggery and other masalas to render a melange of flavours- all in one bite.
Chicken Dum Biriyani: This is based on the ‘Dum’ cooking method introduced by Mughals in India. It involves cooking of food in a closed vessel, with flour-sealed lid and low heat. This delicious chicken recipe uses long Basmati rice and a bunch of herbs and spices.
Chicken Cafreal: This is a mouth-watering chicken recipe and derives from Goan- Portuguese cuisine. As chicken is marinated with a lot of dry spices, lime juice, garlic, coriander leaves, the recipe takes us green colour.
Murgh Changezi: This is basically a Mughlai dish, served with rice. This is also considered as a Ramzan recipe that is served after an entire day of fasting.
Chicken Shawarma: This is an Arab dish which is exclusively prepared by grilling chicken on a spit. The marinated meat is stacked up on spit and is shredded and served. It is mainly considered as an appetizer or made into rolls or wraps.
Chicken Tikka Masala: This chicken curry includes chunks of broiled and marinated chicken in a creamy, spicy curry sauce. This is one of the dishes that are guaranteed to be on restaurant menus across India.
Murgh Makhani: This is one of the most popular chicken recipes from Punjabi cuisine. This mildly spicy dish includes tandoori chicken chunks dipped with a rich, creamy sauce.
Kerala Chicken Roast: This dish derives from ‘God’s Own Country’ Kerala. In this, chicken is marinated in a rich melange of spices and then cooked, roasted in spicy gravy.
With all these chicken recipes listed, it is your time to check out all these and indulge in the deliciousness of these exotic chicken preparations. Generally spicy and hot, these are some of the most popular dishes across the country.