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Recipe source: ecurry  with slight variations
You can find the original recipe here


  1. Chicken (cleaned and cut into medium sized pieces)-1.5 kg
  2. Yogurt-1/2 cup
  3. Onion( chopped finely)-5 nos
  4. Ginger (minced)-1 tbsp
  5. Garlic(minced)-1 tbsp
  6. Tomato(grated)-4 nos
  7. Coriander leaves(chopped)-1/4 cup
  8. Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
  9. Chili powder-3 to 4 tsp(or according to taste)
  10. Salt to taste
  11. Vegetable oil
  12. Water
To roast and grind
  1. Whole dry red chilies- 10 nos(or according to taste)
  2. Fenugreek seeds-1/2 to 1 tsp(according to taste)
  3. Nigella seeds/kalonji/kalo jeera-2 tsp
  4. Mustard seeds-2 tsp
  5. Cumin seeds- 1tsp
  6. Cinnamon-2″stick
  7. Fennel seeds-3tsp
  8. Cloves- 4 to 5 nos


  • Marinate the chicken pieces with yogurt,1/4 tsp turmeric powder and salt.
  • Dry roast all the ingredients “to roast and grind’ separately .Cool and grind coarsely,Keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan add onion and saute till it turns light brown.Now add ginger and garlic and saute till done for about 5 minutes.
  • Add the ground spice powder and saute for about 30 seconds.
  • Add chicken pieces and cook over high flame till chicken is browned on all sides.
  • Now add grated tomatoes,1/4 tsp turmeric powder,chili powder and salt to taste.Mix well.
  • Cook over low heat until oil separates.
  • Add  4 cups of water,bring to a boil ,then cover and cook till done.
  • Uncover and cook till the desired consistency is achieved.
  • Garnish with chopped cilantro.

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    November 8, 2011 at 7:55 pm

    Definitely a lip smacking recipe…Recipe looks great,bookmarking !!!

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    November 8, 2011 at 8:09 pm

    Looks great.. Love the color of the the curry

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    November 8, 2011 at 8:39 pm

    Chicken looks delicious..Bookmarking it…

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    November 8, 2011 at 8:49 pm

    Beautiful clicks

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    Priya Suresh
    November 8, 2011 at 8:57 pm

    Stunning and fingerlicking achari murgh, seriously mouthwatering here..

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    November 8, 2011 at 9:49 pm

    Great looking dish……drooling.

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    MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!.
    November 9, 2011 at 4:34 am

    Lipsmackingly good Achhari Murgh Curry.Luks delicious.Luv it

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    November 9, 2011 at 5:34 am

    fabulous chicken…yummy.

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    Prathima Rao
    November 9, 2011 at 10:04 am

    The masala looks so rich & flavorful!!! Good one 🙂
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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    Rumana Rawat
    November 9, 2011 at 10:44 am

    Looks very tempting:)

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    Suja Manoj
    November 9, 2011 at 1:52 pm

    Spicy and flavorful,makes me drool..bookmarked.

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    November 9, 2011 at 3:15 pm

    Looks very tempting…apt with rice, drooling here even after finishing my dinner 🙂

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    November 9, 2011 at 3:29 pm

    Totally love it.. I also added coriander seeds to give it more texture. I have another version of chicken achari which I will be posting soon. It has carrots and whole chilies to give it more picklish flavor.

    Here is the link to my recipe:

    Love your clicks as usual!

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    Sangeetha M
    November 9, 2011 at 4:30 pm

    wow…the curry looks lip smacking good..full of flavors and spicy…drooling over your pic..bookmarked to try.. thanx for sharing!!

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    November 11, 2011 at 10:12 am

    Looks so delicious and flavorful.

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    Amina Creations
    November 12, 2011 at 12:16 am

    wow..enjoyed viewing your fabulous recipes… curry looks mouth watering… flavourful and delicious… following you as well…

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    November 12, 2011 at 1:12 am

    So tempting curry……….well presented

    Thanks 4 comment n visit to my blog

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    November 14, 2011 at 3:55 pm

    Oh. Love it. I am going to make it next time when I get chicken. Nice presentation as usual.

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    November 14, 2011 at 9:00 pm

    my mouth is really watering 😛
    It looks soooo yumm…i am sure it tastes too good…waiting to try this 🙂
    awesome clicks!!

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    November 15, 2011 at 1:06 am

    Lovely pics n exquisite recipe!

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    November 15, 2011 at 4:01 am

    Adipoli chicken curry.

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    November 15, 2011 at 2:05 pm

    Amazing and lovely dish. Thank you so much visiting my space. You have alovely space. Happy to follow you dear.

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    February 24, 2015 at 2:50 pm

    How much we use salt?
    Chicken achari spice pickle chicken

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