May 25, 2013

Acharie Chicken

Boneless Chicken - 500 gms
Turmeric - 1 tsp
Ginger garlic paste - 2 tbsp
Lemon juice - 1 tbsp
Salt to taste
Oil for frying chicken pieces

For spice paste:
Coriander seeds - 1 tbsp
Cumin seeds - 2 tsp
Dry red chillies -3-4
Peppercorns - 7-8
Cinnamon - 1" piece
Cardamom- 4-5
Nutmeg - 1/2
Vinegar - 2 tbsp


  • Dry roast the ingredients of the spice paste  and cool.
  • Grind these ingredients along with vinegar to make paste.
  • Sprinkle salt and turmeric on chicken pieces and keep aside for 10 minutes. Drain the excess water.
  • Heat the oil in kadai, deep fry the chicken pieces few at a time till they are golden brown. Drain out the excess oil on paper napkin.
  • Remove the oil from kadai and keep only 3 tbsp of oil. Add ginger garlic paste and fry for minute.
  • Mix in spice paste and continue to cook in low flame for 2-3 minutes till aroma comes.
  • Add chicken pieces  and continue to stir, Cook on low flame for 7-8 minutes.
  • Lastly add lemon juice and remove from fire.

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