Achaari Murg Recipe

Achaari Murg is a pickle style chicken recipe of north India. Learn how to make/prepare Achari Murg by following this easy recipe.


1 kilogram • Chicken pieces
1 teaspoon • Mustard seeds
1 teaspoon • Fennel seeds
1 teaspoon • Cumin seeds
1 teaspoon • Turmeric powder
1 teaspoon • Onion seeds
2 • Large onions sliced
2 teaspoons • Garlic paste
1 teaspoon • Ginger paste
1/2 cup • water
• Salt to taste
3 tablespoons • Mustard oil


1. Heat the oil in a heavy-bottomed pan till and add the mustard, fennel, fenugreek, cumin, onion seeds, chilies and fry for a few seconds.
2. Add the onions and fry on high level for a few seconds till the onions are well coated with oil and are still crunchy (neither fried nor soft).
3. Transfer to a bowl, leaving the oil in the pan.
4. To the same pan, add the ginger-garlic pastes, turmeric, red chili powder and sauté for a few seconds.
5. Add the chicken pieces and fry on high level for about 2 minutes.
6. Add the water and bring to a boil. Cover and cook on low level for about 20 minutes.
7. Add the tomato puree and fry on high level for a few seconds.
8. Now add the fried onion mix and sprinkle salt to taste. Mix well.
9. Sauté on a high level for about 2 minutes.
10. Stir in the lemon juice.
11. Achaari Murg is ready
Credit: Foodista

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