Balti (Restaurant Style)
The traditional way to eat Balti is by scooping it up with pieces of a sweetish Naan bread

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Balti (Restaurant Style)

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Ingredients

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8 King Prawns / Meat pieces
1 teaspoon Paprika Powder
1 teaspoon Tandoori Masala Powder
3 tablespoons Vegetable Oil
1/2 Brown/White Onion sliced
1/8 Green Pepper sliced
3 Green Chilli sliced
1 Sliced Tomato diced
1/4 teaspoon Salt
1/2 teaspoon Fenugreek Leaves (Kasoori Methi)
2 teaspoons Garlic Paste fresh or paste
2 tablespoons Tomato Paste watered down with 4 tbsp water
1 teaspoon Chilli Powder (Hot)
1 teaspoon Mix Powder / Curry Powder
1/2 teaspoon Cumin Powder
1/2 teaspoon Garam Masala Powder
150ml Curry Base
1/4 cup Fresh/Chopped Coriander

A delicious blend of spices, tomatoes, chillies, garlic, onions and peppers. A medium dry curry, uniquely served in the same pressed metal "Balti bowl" used to cook the dish and give it its name and traditionally eaten with a naan or rice on the side

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  • Base Gravy
  • Heat 3/5
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A delicious blend of spices, tomatoes, chillies, garlic, onions and peppers. A medium dry curry, uniquely served in the same pressed metal “Balti bowl” used to cook the dish and give it its name and traditionally eaten with a naan or rice on the side

🎁 Catch my Birmingham Balti Bowl unboxing and seasoning video 👉 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M9e36oIqG7U

This recipe requires Base Gravy, Make some first or use our identical Balti (made from scratch) version.

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Steps

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marinate your choice of protein in paprika and tandoori masala for 30 minutes

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on a medium heat add the oil and onion and fry for a couple of minutes to begin to soften

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in with the peppers, green chillies, diced tomato, salt, methi and garlic, stir frequently adding a little base if required for a minute

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mix in the tomato paste and fry for 1 minute to reduce the bitterness

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add the chilli powder, mix powder, cumin powder and garam masala and stir through frying until the oil separates

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add the meat, coat in the spices and allow to cook for a minute

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in with the heated base gravy, stir through and allow to reduce by half before adding most of the fresh coriander

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serve when at the dish reaches your desired consistency (Balti should be a fairly dry dish) and your choice of protein is cooked through

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sprinkle with fresh coriander

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