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Chicken Bharta Recipe

Chicken Bharta
How to make Chicken Bharta

Tandoori chicken pieces cooked through and coated with butter, black cumin and tomato puree, finished off with generous helping of cream.

  • Total Cook Time 40 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 30 mins
  • Recipe Servings8
  • Medium

Ingredients of Chicken Bharta

  • 1 tandoori chicken - deboned and cut into small pieces
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1 tsp kala jeera
  • 1 cup tomato puree
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup (180 gm) cream
  • A few strips of green chillies - cut lengthwise, for garnish

How to Make Chicken Bharta

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Heat the butter and oil, and when the butter melts, add the kala jeera and then the tomato puree and cook over high heat, stirring a few times, till the mixture comes to a boil, and then simmer till the puree splutters.
Add the salt and the chicken pieces and turn around a few times till the chicken pieces are coated with the puree and heated through.
Add the cream and turn around a few times till well blended and hot.
Serve immediately, garnished with the green chillies.
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