Pepperized Pork



Items to roast:

  • 2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 inch cinnamon stick
  • 2 1/2 tbsp whole black pepper
  • 10 whole cloves
  • 1 green cardamom

Marinating items:

  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil*
  • Salt as desired

Cooking items:

  • 750 gms pork (cut into pieces as per your desire)
  • 2-3 tbsp fresh ginger garlic paste
  • 4 green chilly finely slit
  • 3 medium sized red onions cut into big cubes and then separated individually
  • 1 tsp kashmiri chilly powder*
  • 2 tbsp dark soya sauce
  • 3-4 tsp finely chopped fresh coriander
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil


  1. Dry roast all items mentioned under items to roast in a pan;
  2. Once cooled, powder the above roasted items;
  3. Now add the powdered ingredients with the items mentioned under marinating items to the meat and mix well;
  4. Set aside the marinated meat for 1 hour or more if possible*;
  5. After an hour, cook the marinated meat till the meat is well done;
  6. Remove the meat pan from fire and transfer majority of the gravy from the meat pan into a bowl and keep it aside;
  7. In a pan, heat cooking oil and add onion and green chilly and fry for 2-3 minutes;
  8. Now add ginger-garlic paste, kashmiri chilly powder, dark soya sauce and add the meat gravy so that the onion gets cooked and the gravy is evaporated. Cook well for 3-4 minutes on medium flame stirring occasionally to ensure that it does not stick to the bottom of the pan;
  9. Add the meat and cooked for another 2-3 minutes till the mixture is well heated;
  10. Add chopped coriander, stir all the mixture and remove from fire.

You can serve this dish with white bread, steam rice, dosa or idli.


  • I used grapeseed oil for cooking;
  • The more you keep the meat aside to marinate the better;
  • You can use any chilly powder if you don’t have kashmiri chilly powder

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