Achaari Murgh Recipe

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Achaari Murgh
  • Chef: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 6
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Lip smacking chicken recipe with an achaari marinade and a mouth watering tadka. Grilled to perfection.

Ingredients of Achaari Murgh

  • 1 whole chicken, cut into pieces
  • For the marinade:
  • 2 Tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 Tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp white pepper
  • Salt, a pinch
  • 3 green chillies
  • Handful of curry leaves
  • Juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • 1 tsp amchoor
  • For the tadka:
  • 2 Tbsp mustard oil
  • 1/2 tsp kalonji
  • 1/4 tsp methi seeds
  • 1 tsp saunf
  • 1 1/2 tsp zeera seeds
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 2 whole dry red chillies, chopped
  • 2 green chillies, slit
  • Coriander leaves, chopped, to garnish
  • Lemon juice, to garnish

How to Make Achaari Murgh

  • For the marinade:
  • 1.In a mortar and pestle grind together white pepper, green chillies, curry leaves and a pinch of salt.
  • 2.To this mixture add ginger garlic paste, coriander powder, cumin powder, red chilli powder, oil, amchoor and lemon juice. Mix it well.
  • 3.Apply the marinade to the chicken pieces. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Grilling the chicken:
  • 1.On a hot grill place the chicken and cook from both sides.
  • 2.The chicken will take approximately 15-20 minutes to cook.
  • 3.Baste the chicken with some oil at regular intervals to retain moisture.
  • 4.Once done, transfer them on a plate, Squeeze some lemon juice and sprinkle chopped coriander leaves.
  • For the tadka:
  • 1.In a pan add mustard oil. Let the oil burn out.
  • 2.Now add kalonji, methi seeds, saunf, zeera, mustard seeds, red chillies, green chillies. Let them splutter.
  • 3.Pour it over the chicken.
  • 4.Serve hot.