Balti Chicken Recipe

Balti Chicken is a traditional Pakistani dish. This is such an easy Chicken Balti recipe, but so tasty.Chicken curry stir-fry with tomatoes and spices in Balti pot or flat bottom wok. Garnish with Sesame Seeds and fresh Coriander. It goes well with Roghni naan. Check it out the Balti Chicken recipe here!!Pakistani curries are popular all over the world. Every region in Pakistan has there own version and taste of curry cooked with gravy. This balti chicken is great for lunch main dish or for dinner. Its prepared with simple spices. Enjoy with naan or chapati.

[one_third] Prep Time:10 minutes[/one_third] [one_third]Cook Time:30  minutes[/one_third] [one_third_last] Servings: 5[/one_third_last]


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  • 1 kg boneless chicken, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 4 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 4 tbsp clarified butter
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 8 tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 2 curry leaves
  • 2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 2 tsp salt or according to taste

For Garnishing:

  • 2 tbsp fresh coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds, toasted
  • 6 green chilies

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Step 1

Heat oil and clarified butter in a flat bootom wok.

Step 2

Put curry leaves, garlic and mustard seeds in it. Fry for 30 seconds or until start crackling.

Step 3

Now add chopped tomatoes and cook for 5 minutes or until all water absorbed. Keep stirring.

Step 4

Add cumin powder, coriander powder, red chili powder, cumin and salt. Cook for 2-3 minutes then put chicken in it.

Step 5

Cook for 10 minutes on high flame or until chicken is no longer pink.

Step 6

Now add 1 cup water. Bring to a boil and let it simmer for 20 minutes on medium heat or until chicken is tender.

Step 7

Take it out in heated serving dish. Sprinkle sesame seeds and chopped coriander leaves over it.

Step 8

Garnished with green chilies. Balti Chicken is ready to serve.

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  • Serve with Roghni Naan.

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