Achari Murgh

Achari Murgh (Chicken) is a very flavorful delicious dish popular in Northern part of India. Achari is nothing but pickle spices (which is easily available in Indian grocery store). Chicken marinated with achari masala, yogurt and cooked into onion and tomato gravy gives a tangy taste to this recipe. Cooking this dish in mustard oil gives a nice authentic taste to dish however if you don’t want to use mustard oil, you can use other cooking oil. Achari Murgh goes well with jeera rice, plain rice, roti or naan. This is a very easy recipe to prepare.

Achari Murgh
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Servings Prep Time
4 People 25 Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
40 Minutes 1/2 Hour
Servings Prep Time
4 People 25 Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
40 Minutes 1/2 Hour
Achari Murgh
Print Recipe
Servings Prep Time
4 People 25 Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
40 Minutes 1/2 Hour
Servings Prep Time
4 People 25 Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
40 Minutes 1/2 Hour
Ingredients
For Chicken Marination
For Gravy
Instructions
  1. Cut the chicken into small pieces. Clean it with water and drain it.
  2. Combine all ingredients which is listed in in marination section along with chicken in mixing bowl, Mix it nicely.
  3. Cover it and keep it aside for 1/2 an hr.
  4. Meanwhile, start preparing the gravy. Heat oil in a kadhai, add punch phoran, bay leaves and chili. Wait till punch phoran and bay leaves gets slightly brown color. Add chopped onion, ginger-garlic paste and little salt. Saute the onion and ginger-garlic till slightly golden color.
  5. Once onion gets golden color, add tomato puree, turmeric powder, saute it for 5 minutes.
  6. Add marinated chicken into it and allow to cook the chicken at medium heat till half cooked with lid on. Stir it occasionally to avoid burning. Add coriander-cumin powder, kasoori methi, achari masala and bell peppers in to it. Saute it and let it cook till chicken is cooked properly.
  7. Adjust the gravy to your taste. Add garam masala and mix. Once its done, turn off the heat. Leave it covered for 10 minutes before serving.
  8. Achari Murgh is ready. Tastes good with jeera rice, roti, paratha or naan.
  9. Have a good time with your family and friends.
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