Achari Tangri Kabab

My Quick Simple Semi-homemade Achari Marinade…a complete flavor burst for your senses!
Use it with Chicken, Paneer, Par-boiled Alu,Tofu, Gobhi, you just can’t go wrong with this one!!
Over the years, this marinade has been tried, tested and approved by countless number of friends n family!

Here I detail step-by-step, how I use it for chicken drumsticks, to make my delicious ACHARI TANGRI KABABS!!
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Method:
Start with semi-frozen chicken drumsticks as they are easier to clean and score.
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Grab drum stuck with a paper-towel to pull out outer skin. Less messy, better hold!
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And you have a clean drumstick with very little effort! Wash, rinse n drain the chicken with a tablespoon of vinegar. Wipe clean to remove all moisture.
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Next make deep diagonal slashes on each drumstick, to help marinade penetrate within.
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As the drumsticks are semi-frozen, it is easier to apply clean uniform cuts, quickly and easily.
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Now sprinkle the drumsticks lightly with some salt, red chilli pwdr, lemon juice and mustard oil. Keep aside for atleast an hour.
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Meanwhile prepare the achari marinade.
For the achari marinade…Process 1/2 cup hung yogurt with 1/2 cup caramalized onions and 1/2 cup punjabi style mango pickle….masala and mango pieces but remove any seeds (I use store bought, preferred brand, Mother’s recipe) along with 1 1/2 inch ginger and 1 whole bulb of garlic. Grind the mix, till it becomes a smooth paste. Check and adjust salt as needed.
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Toss the chicken drumsticks in the above marinade.
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Let the chicken marinate for another couple of hours.
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Grill in oven or BBQ for about 25-30 minutes.
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Serve warm with nimbu and lachcha pyaz!
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6 Comments

  1. Hi Ruchi… I follow your recipes very closely and they turn out to be perfect al the time..i have a question for u..we dont have a barbeque grill..how can i grill them perfectly in conventional oven? Pls help….Thx

  2. How to make caramelised onion?

    • ruchiairen

      For making caramelized onions…Heat oil in a pan, cook thinly sliced onions on medium low till golden.

  3. Hii ..did u add the guthali also with achar pieces while marinating

  4. Hi Ruchi, I had saved your Desi BBQ Chicken recipe and now this, confused with which one to try first. 🙂 Thank you very much for sharing this on CaL.

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