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08 November 2011

ACHARI MURGH (CHICKEN CURRY WITH PICKLING SPICES)

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Recipe source: ecurry  with slight variations
You can find the original recipe here

Ingredients

  1. Chicken (cleaned and cut into medium sized pieces)-1.5 kg
  2. Yogurt-1/2 cup
  3. Onion( chopped finely)-5 nos
  4. Ginger (minced)-1 tbsp
  5. Garlic(minced)-1 tbsp
  6. Tomato(grated)-4 nos
  7. Coriander leaves(chopped)-1/4 cup
  8. Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
  9. Chili powder-3 to 4 tsp(or according to taste)
  10. Salt to taste
  11. Vegetable oil
  12. Water
To roast and grind


  1. Whole dry red chilies- 10 nos(or according to taste)
  2. Fenugreek seeds-1/2 to 1 tsp(according to taste)
  3. Nigella seeds/kalonji/kalo jeera-2 tsp
  4. Mustard seeds-2 tsp
  5. Cumin seeds- 1tsp
  6. Cinnamon-2"stick
  7. Fennel seeds-3tsp
  8. Cloves- 4 to 5 nos




Method

  • Marinate the chicken pieces with yogurt,1/4 tsp turmeric powder and salt.
  • Dry roast all the ingredients "to roast and grind' separately .Cool and grind coarsely,Keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan add onion and saute till it turns light brown.Now add ginger and garlic and saute till done for about 5 minutes.
  • Add the ground spice powder and saute for about 30 seconds.
  • Add chicken pieces and cook over high flame till chicken is browned on all sides.
  • Now add grated tomatoes,1/4 tsp turmeric powder,chili powder and salt to taste.Mix well.
  • Cook over low heat until oil separates.
  • Add  4 cups of water,bring to a boil ,then cover and cook till done.
  • Uncover and cook till the desired consistency is achieved.
  • Garnish with chopped cilantro.



24 comments:

  1. Definitely a lip smacking recipe...Recipe looks great,bookmarking !!!

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  2. Looks great.. Love the color of the the curry

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  3. Chicken looks delicious..Bookmarking it...

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  4. Stunning and fingerlicking achari murgh, seriously mouthwatering here..

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  5. Great looking dish......drooling.

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  6. Lipsmackingly good Achhari Murgh Curry.Luks delicious.Luv it

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  7. The masala looks so rich & flavorful!!! Good one :)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  8. Spicy and flavorful,makes me drool..bookmarked.

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  9. Looks very tempting...apt with rice, drooling here even after finishing my dinner :)

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  10. Totally love it.. I also added coriander seeds to give it more texture. I have another version of chicken achari which I will be posting soon. It has carrots and whole chilies to give it more picklish flavor.

    Here is the link to my recipe: http://desizayeka.blogspot.com/2010/01/ticklish-movie-and-picklish-chicken.html

    Love your clicks as usual!

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  11. wow...the curry looks lip smacking good..full of flavors and spicy...drooling over your pic..bookmarked to try.. thanx for sharing!!

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  12. Looks so delicious and flavorful.

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  13. wow..enjoyed viewing your fabulous recipes... curry looks mouth watering... flavourful and delicious... following you as well...

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  14. So tempting curry..........well presented


    Thanks 4 comment n visit to my blog

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  15. Oh. Love it. I am going to make it next time when I get chicken. Nice presentation as usual.

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  16. my mouth is really watering :P
    It looks soooo yumm...i am sure it tastes too good...waiting to try this :)
    awesome clicks!!

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  17. Amazing and lovely dish. Thank you so much visiting my space. You have alovely space. Happy to follow you dear.

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