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Chicken Achari

Aameena Ahmed
15 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Chicken Achari RECIPE

Robust flavours of spices when cooked with chicken gives you a delectable chicken recipe which is finger lickingly yum....

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Dinner Party
  • Orissa
  • Sauteeing
  • Side Dishes

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. chicken – 750 gms
  2. onions – 3 medium
  3. FreshTomatoes – 4 medium
  4. (remove the skin and puree them)
  5. garlic ginger paste – 2 ½ tsp
  6. turmeric – 3/4th tsp
  7. Red Chili powder – 2 tsp (pref Kashmiri)
  8. salt – to taste
  9. Fennel seeds – 1 tsp full
  10. kalonji – 1 tsp full
  11. Mustard seeds – 1 tsp full
  12. Fenugreek seeds – 1/8th tsp/8-10 seeds
  13. whole Green chilies – 5 to 7
  14. Chat masala – 2 tsbp
  15. Lemon juice – 2 lemons
  16. (enough to mix with chat masala)
  17. yogurt – 3/4th cup
  18. oil – 1/2 cup


  1. In a pan add one tsp oil, then add quartered onions and sauté for few minutes and then cool it and make it into a coarse paste.
  2. Put two slight cross slits on tomatoes and put them into boiling water.. after 5 minutes, remove from the water peel the skin and blend them into a smooth paste.
  3. Beat the curd and keep aside .
  4. In a small bowl mix chat masala and lemon juice. Put slits on the whole green chilies and stuff them with chat masala and lemon juice mixture and keep aside.
  5. Make a coarse powder of Fennel seeds, mustard seeds,fenugreek seeds and kalonji seeds.
  6. Now take a pan, on high flame add oil and then add onion paste, fry till golden brown then add garlic ginger paste after that add chicken, now fry till chicken changes color (opaque) for about 5 to 7 minutes.
  7. Now add salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, beaten yogurt , tomato paste, mustard seeds, fennel seeds, kalonji seeds, fenugreek seeds coarse powder and sauté till fat separates.
  8. Finally add green chilies stuffed with chat masala and leave it on dum on very low flame for 5 to 7 minutes and its done.

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Sankari Ray
Sankari Ray   Sep-24-2016

lip smacking

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dr rehana khan khan   Apr-21-2016

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