Fiery Chicken Balti

    30 minutes

    Balti is a British-style curry. You can vary the heat of the sauce by adding more cream or mango chutney.

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    Serves: 3 

    • 3 tablespoons Greek yoghurt
    • 2 teaspoons garam masala
    • 1 teaspoon chilli powder
    • 2 tablespoons tomato puree
    • 1 teaspoon crushed garlic
    • 2 tablespoons sweet mango chutney
    • 1 teaspooon sugar
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 2 tablespoons peanut oil
    • 3 chicken breasts, skinned and cubed
    • 100ml water
    • 1 green chilli, de-seeded and thinly sliced (optional)
    • 2 tablespoons light cream
    • 2 tablespoons fresh coriander, finely chopped

    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Blend together tomato puree, yoghurt, garam masala, chilli powder, garlic, mango chutney, salt and sugar together to form a paste.
    2. Heat oil in a wok until it starts smoking. Add the yoghurt mix. When the sauce is boiling, add the chicken cubes and stir until coated in the sauce. Add the water and bring to a boil. Add chilli, if using, and cream. Simmer 10 minutes or until chicken is cooked.
    3. Sprinkle the coriander on top and serve with basmati rice and naan bread.

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    Such an easy, extremely tasty recipe!!  -  03 Oct 2013  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)


    Very tasty but a little too sweet for me. Next time i am going to try it without the sugar and add fresh tomato's and onion.  -  17 Oct 2009  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)


    Excellent curry, very easy to make  -  27 Apr 2015  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)