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Baked Achari Chicken

Curry Dish


Baked Achari chicken is an extremely healthy yet delicious meal.

Recipe Information

Baked Achari chicken is a healthier version of Pakistan's most famous traditional dish. It's made with less oil and has a lovely savoury bite from the veggies and yoghurt that's baked into the sauce.

List of ingredients for this recipe:

  • 1.25 lb boneless chicken breast cut into 1.5 inch cubes
  • 2.5 tbsp Achar Masala (or make your own above)
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • ½ cup yogurt
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice (half a lemon)
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • ½ cup tomato puree 
  • 1.5 cup broccoli
  • 5-6 green chilies (whole)
  • Oil for greasing the pan

Preparation Steps for Baked Achari Chicken:

01In a bowl, combine the chicken, achaar masala, ginger, garlic, yogurt and lemon juice.  Mix well and set aside to marinate for two hours ( You can also marinate overnight).

02Pull the chicken out of the fridge to bring it to room temperature before baking, and preheat the oven to 350F.

03Grease an oven-safe casserole dish, then layer the onions, tomato sauce (spread with a spoon), chicken, broccoli, and green chilies on top.

04Cover and bake for 20 minutes, then remove the chicken from the oven, flip it over, add a little bit of water if it appears dry, and bake for another 10-15 minutes, or until it easily falls apart with a fork.

Your Baked Achari Chicken is ready!!!

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