How to make Cheesy Achari Chicken -

Achari chicken topped with mozzarella cheese and baked.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken (हड्डी रहित चिकन), Mozzarella cheese (मोज़ारेला चीज़)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Chicken

Cheesy Achari Chicken

Cheesy Achari Chicken 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 : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Cheesy Achari Chicken Recipe

  • Boneless chicken cut, 2 inch pieces 250 grams

  • Mozzarella cheese grated ½ cup

  • Pickle masala 2-3 tablespoons

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 inches

  • Onions sliced 2 medium

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli flakes ½ teaspoon

  • Green capsicum chopped 1 medium

  • coriander leaves finely chopped 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180° C.

Step 2

Take chicken in a bowl. Add salt, crushed peppercorns and pickle masala and mix well.

Step 3

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add garlic and ginger and sauté for 30 seconds. Add onions and sauté till golden.

Step 4

Add marinated chicken, mix and cook till ½ done. Add chilli powder and mix. Add chilli flakes and green capsicum, mix and cook for 1-2 minutes.Add coriander leaves and mix.

Step 5

Transfer the chicken mixture into the glass baking dish and spread mozzarella cheese on top.

Step 6

Put the dish into the preheated oven and bake for 5 minutes.

Step 7

Serve hot.

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