Egg Bharta

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Egg Bharta

Egg in an aromatic and delicious gravy

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 30 mins
Serves 4
Main Ingredients Egg

Bharta is traditionally a Mughlai preparation. In popular restaurants, you will find the Chicken Bharta. Egg Bharta is a variation of chicken Bharta. The gravy is made with spices and is quick and easy to make.


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  • 8 eggs (hard boiled)
  • 3 medium onions (made into a paste)
  • ½ cup tomato puree
  • 4 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 1 ½ tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp chicken masala( you can use any curry masala but chicken or meat masala is preferable)
  • 1 tsp kasuri methi (dried fenugreek leaves)
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ cur cream
  • salt and sugar to taste
  • 4 tbsp oil

Egg Bharta Ingredients

Egg Bharta Ingredients


  1. In a wok, heat the oil.
  2. Add the onion paste and fry till its light golden brown in colour. This will take about 5 to 10 minutes. Make sure to fry them on a medium heat.
  3. Once the onion is fried add the ginger garlic paste and sauté for about 3 minutes.
  4. Add the tomato puree, tomato ketchup and a little water so as to prevent it from burning. Fry on a low heat for about 10 minutes.
  5. Add the chicken masala, Kasuri Methi and cumin powder along with salt and sugar. Add a little water and fry till oil separates. This will take another 3 minutes.
  6. Gradually add the milk and mix well.
  7. Add the eggs and gently mix well.
  8. Add the cream, adjust the salt and sugar. Mix well and serve hot.

Serving Instructions

Serve it hot with fluffy chapattis or naan.


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