ACHARI MURGH {CHICKEN IN PICKLING SPICES}

A delicious chicken dish made by cooking chicken in a spicy and tangy pickling spices sauce, ‘achari murgh’ comes from the hotter regions of Northern India. Try this recipe when you are in the mood for a unique, lesser-known but authentic Indian curry.

Ingredients:

For the Marinade:
Chicken – 1 lb (drumsticks or other cuts)
Yogurt – ½ cup
Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
Salt – ½ tsp
Pickling Spice Mix:
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
Fenugreek seeds – 1 tsp
Kalonji (black onion seeds) – ½ tsp
For the Achari Murgh:
Oil – 2 tbsp
Onion – 1 large, finely chopped
Ginger-garlic paste – 2 tsp
Tomato paste – 2 tbsp
Red chili powder – 1 heaped tbsp (or less, for a less spicy version)
Pickling spice mix – 1 tbsp
Chicken – 1 lb (marinated)
Water – 1 cup
Salt – to taste
Kasuri methi – 1 tbsp, crushed
Cilantro leaves – to garnish

Method:

Please see detailed method in the link given below.

Full recipe: ACHARI MURGH {CHICKEN IN PICKLING SPICES}

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