Achari Murgh (Step By Step Photos)

spicy north indian style chicken curry

Achari  Murgh (Step By Step Photos)

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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