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Chicken Achari (dry recipe)

Comments : 3 Posted in : Non - veg starters on by : nrdubey Tags: , ,

Date – 23.1.2016

Preparation time – 10 mins

Cooking  time – 45 mins

Recipe type – side dish /starters

Serve – 3

 

Ingredients

Chicken (with bone) – ½ kg

Onion – 2 (finely chopped)

Ginger-garlic – ½ tbsp (paste or crushed)

Curd/yogurt – ½ cup

Lemon – ½

Red chilly powder – 1 tsp

Kashmiri red chilly powder – 1 tsp (for color)

turmeric – ½ tsp

Salt – as per taste

Mustard oil – 2 tbsp

Hing/asafoetida – a pinch

For achari masala

Whole red chilly – 2-3

Bay leaf – 1

Green cardamom – 2-3

Black cardamon – 1

Methi/fenugreek seeds – ½ tsp

Onion seeds/carayat – ¼ tsp

Clove – 3-4

Mustard – ½ tsp

 

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Method

Heat mustard oil in a thick bottom pan or kadai.

Add all the ingredients under ‘for achari masala’, let them splatter nicely.

Add onion, fry onion till translucent.

Add ginger and garlic, fry till raw smell goes off.

Add turmeric, red chilly powder and kashmiri red chilly powder, fry them for few seconds.

Add curd, stir well and cook curd until oil separates.

Add chicken and fry them for 5 mins on medium heat.

Add salt, hing and lemon juice. Stir well.

Cover the chicken with a lid and let it cook at simmer.

Since it a dry recipe there is no need to add water, chicken will cook in its own juice.

Cook chicken until its gets tender, stir occasionally.

Achari chicken is ready serve as starters or side.

 

Tips

Heat the mustard oil nicely then add ingredients.

Cook chichen at simmer to avoid burning.

Covering chichen with the lid is very important so do not avoid it.

To enhance the taste you can add ½ tsp of sugar.

 

In Short

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These are the whole achari masala

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Heat mustard oil

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Add all the achari masala

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Splatter them nicely

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Add  finely chopped onions

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Fry till onion turn translucent

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Add ginger-garlic paste or crushed, fry till raw smell goes

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Add red chilly, kashmiri red chilly and turmeric powder, fry for few seconds

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Add curd

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Stir well

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Cook curd till oil separates

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Add chicken pieces

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Fry chicken for 5 mins over medium heat

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Add salt

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Add hing

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Add lemon juice and stir

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Cover with the lid and cook over low heat

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In between open the lid and stir, cover again

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Cook chicken till it’s get tender and add coriander

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stir and switch off the flame, achari chicken dry is ready

 

 

3s COMMENTS

3 thoughts on : Chicken Achari (dry recipe)

  • Ganesh Iyer
    February 5, 2016 at 1:38 pm

    Amazing recipe….Tried it and came out very well…Step-wise pictorial representation really helps amateur cooks like me…Thank you…

    • nrdubey
      February 5, 2016 at 3:25 pm

      Thanks Ganesh

  • August 14, 2016 at 4:04 am

    Deliciously good and appetising !!!

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