How to make Achari Mirchi Murgh -

Chicken cooked with onion seeds, fennel and fenugreek seeds.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Chicken (चिकन), Bhavnagri green chillies (भावनगरी हरी मिर्च)

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Achari Mirchi Murgh

Achari Mirchi Murgh Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 1.30-2 hour

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Achari Mirchi Murgh Recipe

  • Chicken cut into 8 pieces on bone 750 grams

  • Bhavnagri green chillies 250 grams

  • Dry red chilies 4-5

  • Fenugreek seeds (methi dana) 1/4 teaspoon

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Fennel seeds (saunf) 1 teaspoon

  • Onion seeds (kalonji) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Yogurt 1/2 cup

  • Oil 3 tablespoons

  • Onion 3 medium

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoons

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Grind red chillies, fenugreek seeds, mustard seeds, fennel seeds and onion seeds coarsely. Place chicken in a bowl, add 1 tsp ground spices, salt, turmeric powder, yogurt and mix.

Step 2

Slit the Bhavnagri chillies, keeping the stems intact, and add to the chicken and mix. Set this aside in a refrigerator to marinate for 1 hour.

Step 3

Heat oil in a deep non-stick pan. Cut onions into small cubes and add. Sauté lightly.

Step 4

Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté till lightly browned. Add red chilli powder and coriander powder and sauté for ½ minute. Add the remaining ground spices and stir.

Step 5

Add marinated chicken along with the marinade and stir well. Add 1 cup water and mix well. When it comes to a boil, cover and cook on low heat for 15 minutes or till the chicken is completely done. Let it stand for 10 minutes and then serve.

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