Chicken Bharta Recipe

Chicken Bharta is a dish made with shredded chicken, popularly in the part of Northern and Eastern India. It is a delicious side dish for roti and naan, cooked in a rich tomato-onion based gravy and flavoured with the richness of fresh cream and eggs.

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Important :

  • Preparation Time : 30 minutes
  • Cooking Time : 40 minutes
  • Total Time : 1 hr 10 minutes
  • Serve For : 3-4

Ingredients : 

  • Boneless Chicken (200 gms)
  • Cardamom (6)
  • Cinnamon Stick (4 inches)
  • Cloves (8)
  • Bay Leaf (1)
  • Vegetable Oil (4 tbsp)
  • Onion (2 medium size) /finely chopped
  • Tomato (1 big size) /finely chopped
  • Garlic Paste or Crushed (1 tbsp)
  • Ginger Paste or Crushed (1/2 tbsp)
  • Coriander Powder (1 tsp)
  • Cumin Powder (1 tsp)
  • Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder (1 tsp)
  • Turmeric Powder (1 tsp)
  • Cashew Paste (2 tbsp)
  • Yogurt (2 tbsp) /whisked
  • Fresh Cream (3 tbsp)
  • Kasuri Methi or Dried Fenugreek Leaves (1 tsp)
  • Boiled Egg (2)
  • Chicken Stock (1 cup)

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Boil the chicken pieces with salt, bay leaf and whole garam masala for 15 minutes

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Take them out from the stock and keep aside

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Shred them into thin strips

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Add coriander powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder and red chilli powder

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Add water and make a paste

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Add whole garam masala into hot oil

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Add chopped onion

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Add grated garlic and ginger

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Add chopped tomatoes

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Add spices paste

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Cook until the gravy leaves oil from sides

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Add shredded chicken

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Combine them well with the gravy

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Add 1 cup chicken stock

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Add cashew paste

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Add whisk yogurt

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mix well

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Cover the pan and cook for 10-15 minutes

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Add fresh cream

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Add kasuri methi

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Add chopped eggs and mix gently

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Chicken Bharta is ready to serve

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Tips :

  • Give enough time to shred the chicken. Long thin shredded chicken makes good chicken bharta.
  • Serve with roti or naan.

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