Wednesday, 18 December 2013

Chicken Kaa Bharta

Chicken is one of the most popular  non vegetarian food used in Indian cooking and is liked by everyone.You can make so many varieties with it like snacks, starters, pulavs and main dishes.

In my family too we  all love it and so I try to make it at least once in a week as it provides good quality protien.  This chicken bharta which I recently made is an easy side dish to have with naan or pulav .





Ingredients:

250 gms ...................boneless chicken
2...................onions chopped finely
2.................tomatoes chopped finely
1tsp................mustard seeds
2tsbp.................finely cut mix of ginger,
2 tbsp..................garlic and green chillies
2 sprigs ...............curry leaves
1 tsp..................red chilly powder
1/2 tsp...............turmeric powder
1/2 tsp...........cumin - coriander powder
1 tsp..................garam masala
1 tsp.................amchur(dry mango powder)
fistful...............chopped coriander leaves
2 tbsp.............oil
salt


Method :

Pressure cook the chicken for 10 to 15 minutes and shred it .

In kadhai heat 2 tbsp oil and add mustard seeds and curry leaves.

After they splutter add chopped ginger, garlic, green chilly mix.

Add onions and stir fry till soft.

Add tomatoes and stir fry for five minutes.

Then add all the dry masalas and stir till oil separates.

Add shredded chicken and salt and further stir for 2 to 3 minutes.

Garnish with coriander or mint leaves.

Serve this chicken bharta with naan or rotis.


6 comments:

  1. I have heard of baigan bharta, pumpkin bharta this is new to me. I am wiling to try it must catch hold of some one to cook it for me.

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