Chicken bartha
Chicken bartha

Anju Bhatia



Prep Time

: 10

Cooking Time

: 25



Nutrient Value (per 100 gm)
*Color codes: low, medium or high quantity for corresponding nutrient. Grey for Not Applicable
Energy -
Fat 8.08 g
Sat Fat 2.2 g
Salt 204.0 mg
Sugars 1.22 g
  • Other Items
  1. Boneless chicken breast : 500 gm
  2. Ginger Garlic Paste : 2 tsp
  3. Onions (big size and sliced) : 2
  4. Turmeric powder: ½ tsp
  5. Cumin Powder : 1 tsp
  6. Coriander Powder : 1 tsp
  7. Deghi mirch (red chilli) powder : 1 tsp
  8. Egg yolk : 2 mashed
  9. Cashew Paste : 2 -3 tbsp
  10. Yogurt : 3-4 tbsp
  11. Tomato Puree : 1-2 tbsp
  12. Salt to taste
  13. Oil : 3 tbsp
  14. Butter : one knob
  15. Cilantro Chopped : Handful
  16. Boiled Egg Whites To Garnish
  17. WATER 1 CUP
  1. Wash and clean the chicken breast thoroughly. Heat enough salted water in a pan and add the chicken breast to it. Poach it or cook till done. Check for the rawness and continue cooking till the chicken is poached thoroughly.
  2. While the chicken is still hot, fork it away with the table forks and keep the shredded chicken aside.
  3. In a separate pan, heat the oil and fry the sliced onions till golden in color. Add the ginger garlic paste and saute it.
  4. Add the spices like turmeric powder, cumin, coriander, red chilli powder and fry thr spices till the rawness disappears.
  5. Now add the shredded chicken and mix it well on medium heat till the chicken is well coated with the spices.
  6. In a separate bowl mix yogurt, cashew paste and garam masala.
  7. Lower the heat and add the above mixture to the chicken. Cook on low heat till the oil starts leaving the sides of the pan. Add the tomato puree and continue cooking on low heat.
  8. Check for the seasonings, by this time shredded chicken pieces should be well incorporated with the spice mixture. Add little water if requires.
  9. Cover the pan and cook for five more minutes.
  10. When it is done, add the mashed egg yolk, butter, finely chopped cilantro and kasuri methi.
  11. Garnish the chciken bharta with sliced hard boiled egg whites.
  12. Serve the chicken bharta with roti or naan.