Chicken bharta

Chicken Bharta

Chicken Bharta is a mild spicy chicken dish served in the restaurants in Kolkata.It is cooked with eggs.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian, indochinese
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4
Author indrani


  • 400 gms. Boneless chicken
  • 3 to 4 Onion finely chopped
  • 2 Tomato chopped
  • 8 to 9 Garlic cloves
  • A bunch finely chopped coriander leaves
  • 2 tbsps soya sauce
  • 2 eggs beaten with a pinch of salt
  • 2 tbsp oil (olive oil or mustard oil)
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • (2 to 3) green chillies finely chopped
  • 11. red chilli powder (1 tbsp)


  1. Marinate the chicken for around 1 hour with lemon juice and garlic paste.

  2. Broil or grill the chicken with the marinade.Shred the chicken into thin strips once it cools down

  3. Heat oil in the wok.

  4. Add some onions and tomato and fry for a few minutes

  5. Add red chilli powder and soya sauce and saute.

  6. Add the boneless chicken pieces and fry till oil leaves the sides of the pan.

  7. Add the beaten egg and stir vigorously.

  8. Then add the remaining chopped onions and green chillies.

  9. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with tortillas and parathas.