In a cooker, take the washed and drained chicken pieces, 1/2 tsp pepper powder, required salt, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, 1/2 tsp ginger and garlic paste. Add 1/2 tsp fennel powder. Close the cooker and cook till 2-3 whistles. Remove the vessel from fire and keep aside. Do not open till pressure has been released completely.