Chicken Achari (Achaari Video)

by truptishetty
Chicken Achari is a spicy chicken dish prepared in mustard oil with whole spices. Preparation method is very similar to making pickles. This achari dish is very delicious and flavorful, it goes very well with roti or rice. Try this easy recipe and share your comments. Please check out the 1 minute video of this recipe.
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Cuisine North Indian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Chicken(cut into 12 pieces) - 800 gm
  • Mustard oil - 10 tbsp
  • Onion(chopped finely or grated, large) - 2 nos
  • Gnger(garlic paste - 2 tbsp) -
  • Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • Salt - 2 tsp
  • Sugar - 2 tsp
  • Red chilly powder(Kashmiri) - 2 tsp
  • Curd(well beaten) - 1 cup
  • Lemon juice - 4 tbsp
  • Coriander leaves (for garnishing) -
Spices:-
Cuisine North Indian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Chicken(cut into 12 pieces) - 800 gm
  • Mustard oil - 10 tbsp
  • Onion(chopped finely or grated, large) - 2 nos
  • Gnger(garlic paste - 2 tbsp) -
  • Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • Salt - 2 tsp
  • Sugar - 2 tsp
  • Red chilly powder(Kashmiri) - 2 tsp
  • Curd(well beaten) - 1 cup
  • Lemon juice - 4 tbsp
  • Coriander leaves (for garnishing) -
Spices:-
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Instructions
  1. Heat mustard oil, till it smokes. Remove from fire and allow it to cool.
  2. Heat oil again.
  3. Add all the spices and fry for 1/2 a minute, till the fenugreek seeds turn golden brown.
  4. Add onions and fry, till they turn golden brown.
  5. Add ginger-garlic paste and fry for 1 - 2 mins.
  6. Add chicken, salt, turmeric powder, sugar and red chilly powder and fry for 3 - 4 mins on a high flame.
  7. Add curd and keep stirring, till it boils.
  8. Stir for another 2 mins.
  9. Lower the flaame, cover and cook for 12 - 15 mins or till chicken is tender.
  10. Add lemon juice.
  11. Allow 1 - 2 boils.
  12. Add 1/4 cup of water, if desired and give another 2 - 3 boils.
  13. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
  14. :- Serve hot.
  15. :- Paneer or Dum aloo made in this way is also very delicious.

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