chicken- 500 gms small pieces with bones.
black pepper freshly ground- a bit rough
onion - 1 chopped finely
tomato-1 soft and ripe one chopped
ginger and garlic paste-1 1/2 tspn smooth paste
salt to taste,
turmeric a pinch
a little vinegar for a tangy taste.
heat oil and when hot, add the onions and fry well till golden brown
then add in the ginger and garlic paste
sprinkle water to avoid burning.
then add in tomatoes, and curry leaves.
add turmeric powder, and pepper powder as per ur taste( if u desire it very hot then u can be liberal with the pepper powder).
then add in salt and mix well.
the tomatoes should become soft and smashed.
u should see the oil come to the surface and it should look dark in colour, not too black.
add the chicken pieces and very little water just sufficient to cook the chicken.
at the end when the chicken is done, add little vinegar if u desire a tangy taste.
add in the coriander leaves and stir well.
u can remove the pepper chicken masala with a little gravy or let it get a bit dry.
serve it hot and enjoy.