Achari Murgh (Step By Step Photos)

spicy north indian style chicken curry

Achari Murgh (Step By Step Photos)

spicy north indian style chicken curry

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Chicken

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By Lakshmi Ram Nair

Published On: 03 Nov 2013

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30 Minutes
Served : 3
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Ingredients

  • 3 chicken legs (cut in 2pcs each)
    6 tbsps oil
    3 cloves
    2 cardamoms
    1” pc cinnamon
    4 large onions finely chopped
    1tbsp garlic-ginger paste
    2 large tomatoes finely chopped
    1 tsp red chili powder
    1 tsp coriander powder
    ½ tsp jeera powder
    ½ tsp turmeric powder
    ½ tsp chat masala powder
    ½ tsp umchur powder
    5-6 cashew nuts
    1tbsp pickle (any available at home)
    Salt to taste

Directions (Click image to enlarge it)

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Step 1 Achari  Murgh (Step By Step Photos) Recipe

Step 1

Make a paste of the cashew nuts with a little milk.

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Step 2 Achari  Murgh (Step By Step Photos) Recipe

Step 2

Heat oil in a kadai and fry + of the finely chopped onions till golden brown. Remove from the oil, cool and grind to a paste with a little water.

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Step 3 Achari  Murgh (Step By Step Photos) Recipe

Step 3

In thesame oil add whole garam masala. When it starts to crackle add the remaining chopped onion and fry till golden brown.

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Step 4 Achari  Murgh (Step By Step Photos) Recipe

Step 4

Add ginger garlic paste and the fried onion paste and fry well till the oil separates.

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Step 5 Achari  Murgh (Step By Step Photos) Recipe

Step 5

Add chopped tomatoes, red chili powder, coriander powder, jeera powder, turmeric powder, chat masala powder, amchur powder, salt & 1 tbsp of any pickle.

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Step 6 Achari  Murgh (Step By Step Photos) Recipe

Step 6

Fry the masala well till the oil separates. Add the chicken pieces and fry on high heat for a few minutes. Lower the flame and cook on low heat till the chicken is almost done (5-7 minutes).

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Step 7 Achari  Murgh (Step By Step Photos) Recipe

Step 7

Add water to the chicken while cooking according to the consistency of gravy required.

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Step 8 Achari  Murgh (Step By Step Photos) Recipe

Step 8

Now add the cashew nut paste to thicken the gravy and cook for another 3-4 minutes.

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Step 9 Achari  Murgh (Step By Step Photos) Recipe

Step 9

Add coriander leaves and serve with roti.

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