Achari Arvi Recipe | Tarka | Rida Aftab | Desi Food

Achari Arvi Recipe | Tarka
Achari Arvi Recipe | Tarka

Achari Arvi is a unique desi recipe which we all need to try to get some change of taste.

Watch this Masala TV video to learn how to make Achari Arvi , Chicken Kasturi and Saffron Rice Recipes. This show of Tarka with Chef Rida Aftab aired on 7 October 2020.






  • Taro root 1/2 kg
  • Oil ½ cup
  • Onions (sliced) 2
  • Tomatoes 2
  • Curry leaves 6
  • Mustard seeds 1 tsp
  • Nigella seeds 1/2 tsp
  • Fennel seeds 1/2 tsp
  • Fenugreek seeds 1 tsp
  • Red chili powder 2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder 1 tsp
  • Garlic 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Butter 1 tsp
  • Green chilies 6
  • Fresh coriander for garnish


Cut taro root and fry it well. Then remove and set aside. Now heat oil and butter add mustard seeds, nigella seeds, fennel seeds, fenugreek seeds and curry leaves. Fry well. Then add sliced onions and sauté well. Now add red chili powder, turmeric powder, garlic and salt. Cook well. Then add tomatoes and fried taro root. Cook properly. Lastly add green chilies and garnish with fresh coriander. Serve hot.


  • Chicken (without bones) 1/2 kg
  • Oil 4 tbsp
  • Ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp
  • All spice powder 1 tsp
  • Lemon juice 4 tbsp
  • Black pepper 1 tsp
  • White pepper 1/2 tsp
  • Milk 4 tbsp
  • Saffron 1/2 tsp
  • Salt 1 tsp
  • Butter 50 gm
  • Red chili flakes 1 tsp
  • Cumin (roasted) 1 tsp
  • Pistachio (grinded) 2 tbsp
  • Cheddar cheese 1 cup


In a bowl add chicken, black pepper, white pepper, ginger garlic paste, red chili flakes, grinded pistachio, salt, all spice powder, lemon juice and butter. Then in the milk and dissolve saffron. Now add this mixture in the chicken mixture and marinate it well for about half an hour. Then heat oil in a wok and cook chicken for about 20 minutes. Once the water becomes dry place the chicken onto the oven proof dish and add cheddar cheese on top. Bake it in an oven for about 5 minutes. Lastly remove and serve hot.


  • Boiled rice 1/2 kg
  • Coconut (grinded) 1/2 cup
  • Saffron 1/2 tsp
  • Salt 1 tsp
  • Coconut milk 1 cup
  • Black pepper 1 tsp
  • Cumin 1 tsp
  • Fresh coriander 1/2 bunch
  • Garlic (chopped) 1 tsp
  • Green onions 1 cup
  • Oil 4 tbsp


Heat oil in a pan and fry the garlic. Then add cumin, salt and boiled rice. Mix well. Now add grinded coconut, green onions and black pepper. Mix well. Then in the coconut milk dissolve saffron and add to the rice mixture. Cover and cook for about 5 more minutes. Lastly place it in a serving platter and sprinkle fresh coriander. Serve hot.

Achari Arvi Recipe in Urdu and English

At Masala TV you can check complete Achari Arvi Recipe in Urdu and English. This is one of the best recipes by chef Rida Aftab at Masala TV show Tarka. Check out the other best recipes of chefs Rida Aftab.

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