Achari Chicken Curry

Achari chicken curry is a spicy and finger licking curry that goes well with ghee rice, naan or any other flat breads. . Most of the pickling ingredients are used in this curry and hence the name achari chicken curry.
  1. Chicken- 1 kg
  2. Onion thinly chopped-1 large
  3. Tomato puree- of 2 large tomatoes
  4. Ginger garlic crushed-1 tbsp
  5. Green chilly slit-3 nos
  6. Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
  7. Chilly powder-1 1/2 tsp (as per spice tolerance)
  8. Coriander powder-2 tsp
  9. Pepper powder-1/2 tsp
  10. Cumin powder- 1/2 tsp
  11. Garam masala powder- 1/2 tsp
  12. Curd/yogurt- 1/2 cup
  13. Lemon juice-2 tbsp
  14. Salt-to taste
  15. Coriander leaves-1 handful
For Seasoning:
  1. Mustard oil-4 tbsp
  2. Mustard seeds- 1/2 tsp
  3. Fennel seeds-1/2 tsp
  4. Cumin seeds- 1/2 tsp
  5. Fenugreek seeds- 1/4 tsp
  6. Bay leaf-1
  7. Curry leaves-2 springs
  • Marinate the cleaned chicken pieces with lemon juice, salt and pepper powder till all the other things gets ready.
  • Heat mustard oil in a pan,  add all the seasoning ingredients one by one after crackling.
  • Now add thinly chopped onion and saute until nice golden.
  • Add ginger garlic crushed and green chilly slit.
  • Saute for a minute until the raw smell goes off.
  • Add all the masala powders (except garam masala powder) along with tomato puree.
  • Mix well and cooks for 5 minutes in medium flame.
  • Add the chicken pieces;mix well and cook covered until half done (stir occasionally).
  • Open the lid, add curd along with one cup of hot water.
  • Cooks for another 10-15 minutes until the curry thickens and oil floats on top.
  • Add garam masala powder, coriander leaves and switch off the flame.
  • Serve hot with the choice of your roti or rice.

Achari Chicken Curry Achari Chicken Curry Reviewed by fejnaem on 20:31 Rating: 5

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