Fresh Green Peppercorn has a very unique flavour and is used in Asian cuisines. These are basically unripe black peppercorns. It has a very fresh flavour with a bright aroma. It can be preserved by grinding them to a paste and then mixing with vinegar. This green peppercorn sauce is milder than black pepper. It can be used as a marinade or in any curry as a taste enhancer. This rustic “Local Chicken with Kecha Jaluk || Local Chicken with Green Peppercorn sauce and Green Tomato” is a very flavourful dish and delicious.
Ingredients to prepare Local Chicken with Kecha Jaluk:
500 gms country (local) chicken, cut into medium size pieces.
2 medium size potatoes, peeled and cut into halves.
1 green tomato, cut into quarters.
1 tbsp green peppercorn sauce.
1 green chili.
4 crushed cloves of garlic.
1 tbsp mustard oil.
1 tsp lemon juice.
Salt to taste.
How to make Local Chicken with Kecha Jaluk:
Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan and saute crushed garlic.
Add chicken pieces and stir well.
Add the potatoes and cover with a lid for 10/ 12 minutes.
Add green peppercorn sauce and stir well. Season with salt.
Let it simmer till the chicken and potatoes are cooked.
Add green tomatoes and cook for 3/4 minutes.
Add green chili and lemon juice and stir gently.
Cook for another 3/4 minutes on low heat.
Local Chicken with Kech Jaluk || Local Chicken with Green Peppercorn Sauce and Green Tomato is ready to serve with steamed rice.
NB: Black pepper corns can be used in case of non-availability of green pepper corns.