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Achaari Murgh Recipe

Achaari Murgh

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

  • Total Cook Time1 hr 20 mins
  • Prep Time 20 mins
  • Cook Time1 hr
  • Recipe Servings6
  • Easy

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

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For the marinade:

In a mortar and pestle grind together white pepper, green chillies, curry leaves and a pinch of salt.
To this mixture add ginger garlic paste, coriander powder, cumin powder, red chilli powder, oil, amchoor and lemon juice. Mix it well.
Apply the marinade to the chicken pieces. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

Grilling the chicken:

On a hot grill place the chicken and cook from both sides.
The chicken will take approximately 15-20 minutes to cook.
Baste the chicken with some oil at regular intervals to retain moisture.
Once done, transfer them on a plate, Squeeze some lemon juice and sprinkle chopped coriander leaves.

For the tadka:

In a pan add mustard oil. Let the oil burn out.
Now add kalonji, methi seeds, saunf, zeera, mustard seeds, red chillies, green chillies. Let them splutter.
Pour it over the chicken.
Serve hot.
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