Chicken Achari (Achaari Video)

Chicken Achari (Achaari Video)

Chicken Achari (Achaari Video)

Chicken Achari is a spicy chicken dish prepared in mustard oil with whole spices. Preparation method is very similar to making pickles. This Chicken Achari dish is very delicious and flavorful. It goes very well with roti or rice. Try this easy recipe and share your comments. Please check out the 1 minute video of this recipe. What makes the dish unique and special is the cooking in mustard oil and addition of whole spices. The thick spicy gravy is finger licking and awesome. This is one of the easiest chicken dishes that can be easily prepared at home. Chicken is rich in protein and nutritious, rich in vital nutrients required for body. You can explore a well detailed recipe here.
Prep Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 5 people


  • 800 gm Chicken cut into 12 pieces
  • 10 tbsp Mustard oil
  • 2 nos Onion chopped finely or grated, large
  • Gnger garlic paste - 2 tbsp
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Sugar
  • 2 tsp Red chilly powder Kashmiri
  • 1 cup Curd well beaten
  • 4 tbsp Lemon juice
  • Coriander leaves (for garnishing)



  • Heat mustard oil, till it smokes. Remove from fire and allow it to cool.
  • Heat oil again.
  • Add all the spices and fry for 1/2 a minute, till the fenugreek seeds turn golden brown.
  • Add onions and fry, till they turn golden brown.
  • Add ginger-garlic paste and fry for 1 - 2 mins.
  • Add chicken, salt, turmeric powder, sugar and red chilly powder and fry for 3 - 4 mins on a high flame.
  • Add curd and keep stirring, till it boils.
  • Stir for another 2 mins.
  • Lower the flaame, cover and cook for 12 - 15 mins or till chicken is tender.
  • Add lemon juice.
  • Allow 1 - 2 boils.
  • Add 1/4 cup of water, if desired and give another 2 - 3 boils.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
  • :- Serve hot.
  • :- Paneer or Dum aloo made in this way is also very delicious.


You can visit this link Chicken Roast. You can also visit this link Mutton Chilly Fry.
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