Achari Murgh

Yesterday i made this Achari Murgh the taste was so yummy i cant tell you readers go a head and try out this delicious recipe made By My Aunt Saeeda

1/2 kg Bones/Boneless Chicken
2-4 Dry Red Chilies
2-3 Medium Onions
2 Tomatoes
2-4 Green Chili (optional)
1/2 Cup Yogurt plain (beaten)
1tbsp Ginger & Garlic Paste
1 tbsp Garam Masala (optional)
4 tbsp Lemon
1 tbsp Red Chilli Powder
1/2 tsp Turmeric
1/2 Cup Oil

For Preparing Roasted and Ground Masala

2tbsp Cumin Seeds
2tbsp Mustard Seeds
1 tbsp Onions Seeds
1 tbsp Fennel Seeds
1tbsp Fenugreek Seeds
2-3 Cinnamon Stick
2-3 Cloves
2-3 Green Cardamons (optional)
2-3 Black Peppercorns (optional)

For Garnishing
Coriander leaves,
Mint leaves and Green Chillies finely chopped

Method For Preparation

Clean and wash the chicken and drain well.
In a mixing blow add raw chicken, ginger and garlic paste,
Plain yogurt,lemon juice, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt, cover the bowl with a plastic wrap and leave for the marinating for 2 hours in the refrigerator.

In a large non-stick sauce pan /kadhai at medium heat,
Dry roast cumin seeds,fennel seeds, fenugreek seeds, cinnamon stick, cloves, green cardamoms, black peppercorn one by one separately/ altogether for 1 minute or till slightly darker in colour and then grind to a fine smooth paste keep aside.

In a large saucepan at medium heat, add 1/2 cup oil.

Add onions and fry to golden brown.

Then add 1 tbsp ginger and garlic paste and saute till lightly browned.

Add the roasted ground masala paste and stir for few seconds immediately add tomato and green chilli stir for 5 minutes.

In a minute.

Add the chicken mixture into it.
Add little water leave it on low heat till thin layer of oil appears on the bottom surface.
Now add salt to taste, stir often to prevent masala burning, Do not cook on a high heat simmer heat and cover the pan leave till done.

This dish should have thick gravy so ideally, water is not added while cooking if however, you find it getting too dry, 1/2 cup warm water can be added to it.

Remove pan from heat.
Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and mint leaves. Enjoy it.
Achari Murgh Achari Murgh Reviewed by Tabu Hussain on July 31, 2015 Rating: 5

1 comment:

Gloria Fernandes said...

yaar yeh toh bohat tempting lag raha ...yumm yumm

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