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Wednesday, 29 July 2009

Chicken Bharta

Hi friends, Here i am with a tasty recipe called " Chicken Bharta". This is a recipe where dices of chicken been cooked in onion and tomato masala. This is one of my most fav recipe. And here is the recipe just for you.....

Ingredients :

Chicken - 1/2 kg ( Skinless and boneless) ( Chopped into tiny pieces)
Big Onion - 3 ( Chopped finely)
Ginger - small piece ( Chopped Finely)
Garlic - 3 - 5 ( Chopped Finely)
Tomatoes - 3 ( Chopped Finely)
Dry red chilly - 2 ( chopped)
Chilly powder - 1/4 tsp
Green chilly - 2 ( Need not to be chopped, just take off the stem and add it)
Coriander powder - 2 tsp
Garam masala - 1 tsp
Salt - to taste
Green capsicum - 1/2 ( Chopped into small cubes)
Oil - 5 - 6 tsp
Dry Fenugreek Leaves ( Kasoori methi) - 2 tsp
Lemon juice - 1 tsp

Preparation :

* Cut the boneless chicken into very tiny pieces.
* Now take a pan, add oil, and add the chopped onions, garlic and ginger and fry till the raw well for 5 - 8 mins.* Then add the the capsicum, and little of chopped tomatoes and fry well.

* Now add the chopped chicken, and mix well and cook for sometimes.

* When the chicken starts to turn white in colour, add the rest of the tomatoes and mix well.

* Now add the redry chilly, green chilly, salt, chilly powder, coriander powder, little chopped corinader leaves and kasoori methi and mix well , and allow it to cook for 10 - 15 mins. ( Do not add water, because chicken leave out water).

* Keep stiring until the chicken is cooked and let the oil start to come out.
* Then squeeze the fresh lemon ( 1 tsp ) and mix well and switch off the stove.

Wow.........the yummy chicken bharta is ready, garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot. Enjoy yours too.........hmmmmmmmmmmmm.....


  1. wow! I wish I lived nearby, then I didn't have to stare at the screen with "O"...

    Angie's Recipes

  2. Looks so spicy, yummy and eye-catching!

  3. that's definetely a yummy dish!!!!

  4. Wow thats really really mouthwatering dear.. since i dont eat chicken i will adopt this for mushroom when i do

  5. That's a great dish..really appetizing. I could have it as a starter.

  6. Thanks Angie, its nice to read your recipe. You are welcome to my place at anytime.

  7. Thnaks Aruna.......very nice of you

  8. Thanks Mythreyi Dillip, thanks for popping in and placing your lovely comments

  9. Thanks poornima, you can have it as you wish. Its really a great dish.

  10. Thats a real good idea pavithra, do let me know your feedback as how it came with mushroom..

  11. Hi lavanya,
    How are you? very much liked your newest Food looks yami,when you come back from india>I will be at your door step waiting for some of this food.

    Best wishes


  12. hi gowrie, you are most welcome. I will surwly treat you...

  13. Nice n different recipe...pls come n collect your awards from my blog dear...

  14. Thanks Ashya for your wonderful comments and award

  15. Hi, i tried this recipe today and the bhartha came out really yummy. It looked and tasted great. But i did add a bit of tamarind pulp in the end because i like my food a bit tangy!! All your recipes look good. I will be trying out some others soon too.thanks

  16. hi AKS, welcome to spice-india. Thanks for your comments. Very glad that the recipe came out very well. And hope you try all other recipes and enjoy. I will also try to add tarmarnide plup and see how it taste. And i am sure it taste great. see you again on spice-india soon.