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October 9, 2013

Achari Chicken

Recipe and photos by SEEMA IQBAL

A chicken delicacy with simple ingredients that has a different taste

Achari Chicken is prepared in several ways. Some add tempering using mustard oil in the end. Here I am giving a recipe which is simple, quick and easy to cook.

Ingredients

Group 1

Oil: 4-5 tablespoon

Fenugreek seeds: 3/4th teaspoon

Mustard Seeds: 3/4th teaspoon

Fennel seeds (sounf): 3/4th teaspoon

Kolonji seeds: 1 teaspoon

Chicken: 750 grams

Onion: 2 medium (chopped)

Tomato: 2 medium (chopped)

Ginger garlic paste: 2 teaspoon

Salt: to taste

Kashmiri chilli powder: 2 teaspoon

Turmeric powder: ½ tablespoon

Yogurt: 3/4th cup (beaten)

Water: 1 cup

Group 2 (for garnishing)

Ginger julienne: 2 teaspoonful

Coriander leaves: ½ cup (chopped)

Green Chilli: 4 - 5 (slit)

Coriander seeds: 1 teaspoon (crushed)

Achari_Chicken_1

Method: Step by step method for easy cooking

Achari_Chicken_2

Group 2 (for garnishing)

Ginger julienne: 2 teaspoonful

Coriander leaves: ½ cup (chopped)

Green Chilli: 4 - 5 (slit)

Coriander seeds: 1 teaspoon (crushed)

Step 1:

Heat oil in a saucepan then add fenugreek seeds, mustard seeds, kalonji seeds and sounf. When they splutter add chicken and fry it for 2 to 3 minutes until its color changes. Now add onion, tomato, ginger garlic paste, salt, chilli powder, turmeric powder, mix and cook it for 5 – 6 minutes covering the lid. Now add one cup of water and cook till chicken is done 80% then add beaten yogurt and cook until chicken is fully done. Keep stirring during cooking process.

Step 2: garnishing

Once chicken is done garnish with ginger julienne, coriander leaves, slit green chilli and crushed coriander seeds.

Transfer the preparation to a serving plate and let your guests enjoy this chicken delicacy. Bon Appétit.

Achari Chicken

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