Friday, March 15, 2013

Chicken Bharta / Chicken bhartha / Spicy mashed Chicken North indian

Serves : 4

Time Required : 40 Minutes

1 Whole Chicken (cut into pieces)

1 large Onion (finely chopped)

2 Tomato (chopped)

2 Eggs (hard-boiled)

½ tsp. Garam Masala Powder

 3/4 tsp Kasoori Methi

2 table spoon Red Chilli Powder   (to taste)

1 ½ tbsp. Coriander Powder  

2 tbsp. Tandoori Masala (optional - for a spicier taste)

 ½ tsp. Turmeric Powder  

1 tsp. Ginger Paste 

3 tsp. Vinegar 

2 tsp.  Oil

Salt (to taste)

Fresh Cilantro/Coriander Leaves   (chopped)

Method of Preparation

Mix salt and 1 tsp. of vinegar to the chicken, and set aside for 10-15 minutes.

In a pressure cooker heat some water, add the chicken, 2 tsp. of vinegar, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, and coriander powder and boil for 3 whistles. Let the steam cool off.

Peel the boiled chicken from the bones(optional mince in a mixer). Preserve the stock.

Fry the ginger, onion, and tomato in oil. Add the  chicken/Minced chicken, coriander powder, Kasoori Methi, garam masala powder and tandoori masala and fry until the oil is released. Add the stock and stir and let it boil until it gets a gravy-like consistency.

Add the egg-yolk (Boiled Egg) and mash it in. Boil some more until a thick curry is formed. 

Garnish with   cilantro/coriander leaves.Decorate with egg whites as shown in picture.

1 comment:

  1. It really easy and fabulous recipe..This is one of the best recipes.Thank you Mam/sir...
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