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Tuesday, September 16, 2014


Pickle styled Chicken curry - Achaari murg 

Spicy Chicken cooked in ingredients of pickle, Tangy in taste,popular chicken dish of India,Easy andsimple to make dish 

Main Ingradients

1 kg chicken pieces (any pieces of your choice) skin removed(Preferably hard chicken)
1 tsp fenu greek seeds (Methi seeds)
1 tsp mustard seeds (rai )
1 tsp aniseed/fennel seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds(Zeera Seeds)
1 tsp onion seeds(kalaonji)

3 Dry red chilies
1 tsp red chili powder

1 tsp turmeric powder
6 green chilies
2 large onions sliced thin
2 tsps garlic paste
1 tsp ginger paste
1 cup yogurt
Juice of 1 lime/lemon
2 medium sized Tomatos (chopped)Salt to taste
3 tbsps any vegetable edible oil 


Mix the onion, fennel, cumin, mustard and fenugreek seeds, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt together in a bowl. Take out about 3 tsps in another small bowl and mix with the lime juice.

Wash, pat dry and slit the green chilies and remove the seeds. Fill the chilies with the spice and lime juice mix and keep aside.

In a pan heat the oil and add the remaining spice mix. Allow to splutter and then add the onions and fry till golden.Add chopped  tomatoes

Add the chicken and fry till the curry releases oil .

Add the ginger and garlic pastes and fry for a minute.

Whisk the yogurt to make it smooth and add it to the chicken. Stir well.

Add salt to taste, stir well. Put the stuffed green chilies on top of the chicken and cover the dish.
Cook till the chicken is done.