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Achari chicken

Debashri Chatterji
60 minutes
Prep Time
35 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Achari chicken RECIPE

Chicken in pickle masala. A tangy twist gives flavour to this dish

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Dinner Party
  • Indian
  • Sauteeing
  • Main Dish
  • Low Fat

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 500 gm chicken
  2. 1 cup buttermilk
  3. 1 tsp turmeric
  4. 1.5 tsp red chilli powder
  5. 1 tsp panch phoran
  6. 2 tbsp achar masala (of any pickle)
  7. Salt to taste
  8. 1 onion chopped
  9. 1 tomato chopped
  10. 2 slit green chillies
  11. 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste


  1. Marinate the chicken with buttermilk and turmeric for an hour or overnight
  2. In a pan heat oil.. add panch phoron and saute onion till golden. Now add ginger garlic paste and cook till raw smell goes off.
  3. Add the tomatoes.and chillies. Add red chilli powder. And little turmeric powder. Cook till soft
  4. Now add chicken. Reserve the marinate. Fry the chicken well. Now add achar masala. Mix and coat the chicken well.
  5. Add the marinate and keep cooking. Till the marinate starts thickening. Add salt. Give a mix .
  6. Cover and cook for 25 min on medium flame.
  7. Open the lid. Check the chicken if done. Add kasuri methi. Cook for 2 more min
  8. Garnish with chopped green chillies
  9. Serve

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Hema Mallik
Hema Mallik   May-18-2018


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