Achari Chicken

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves:4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp - refined oil
  • 1 kg - Chicken
  • 250 g - yogurt
  • 3 - large red tomatoes, finely sliced
  • 4-5 - onions, finely sliced
  • 2 tbsp - ginger-garlic paste
  • 6-7 - large Green chillies
  • 1.5 tsp - fennel
  • 1.5 tsp - mustard
  • 1.5 tsp - Jeera
  • 1.5 tsp - Kalonji
  • Juice of one large Lemon
  • Red Chilli Powder, Salt and Turmeric powder to your taste

How to Make Achari Chicken

  • Take oil in a heavy saucepan and heat, then add sliced onions to it and fry till light golden in colour.
  • Add sliced tomatoes and cook till they become soft and melt.
  • Then add chicken pieces, yogurt, ginger-garlic paste, salt, red chilli powder, haldi and cover till the chicken is half done.
  • Roast mustard, jeera, fennel, and kalonji together till fennel is light brown in colour.
  • Take 2 tsps of this mixture and keep aside. Grind the rest to a powder.
  • Then add haldi to the powder and make it into a thick paste with lemon juice. Stuff this paste into the green chillies and keep aside.
  • Add the remaining paste to the chicken, sprinkle the roasted mixture over the chicken and cook till it is done.
  • After 5 minutes add the stuffed chillies to the chicken and cook on very low heat for 5-10 minutes.