Chicken Bharta

Creamy chicken gravy with boneless chicken pieces cooked in tomato and onion based gravy with cashew paste,curd and some spices for a rich flavour.This is definitely not Kolkata style bharta recipe where they use shredded chicken with boiled egggs.
A very simple ,spicy dish that takes just 15 -20 mins to make and goes well with roti, naan and pulav .You could also try this recipe with mutton and mushroom.Do make this chicken bharta recipe and share it with your loved ones 😊





250 g boneless chicken pieces

3 medium sized onions(chopped)

2 tomatoes ( chopped)

1 tsp ginger garlic paste

2 chilli powder

1 tsp garam masala powder

1 tsp coriander powder

1/2 cumin powder

1/4 tsp turmeric powder

3 cloves

2 bay leaves

2 green cardamons

1 black cardamom

10 cashews

1/4 cup curd

1 tsp kasoori methi

3/4 cup water

2 tbsp oil

1 tsp ghee


Heat oil in a pan, add cloves,cinnamon,cardamom and bayleaves.Then add chopped onions and saute for 3 mins on medium flame.

Now add chopped tomatoes, ginger garlic paste and saute for 3 more mins on medium flame.

Keep the flame low, add turmeric powder,chilli powder,garam masala powder,coriander powder, cumin powder, salt and give a quick mix.

Add the cleaned chicken pieces and mix gently.Then add cashew paste, water and pressure cook for 3 whistles.

Add curd and cook for 2 mins on low flame and finally add kasoori methi and switch off the flame.

Chicken bharta is ready to be served now.


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