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chicken balti

Recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI

Delicious Indian spiced dish.

yield 2 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For chicken balti

  • 3
    boneless chicken thighs cubed
  • 3 Tbsp
    balti seasoning
  • 2 tsp
    garam masala
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
    sliced mushrooms
  • 1 c
    cauliflower florets thinly sliced
  • 1 md
    onion diced
  • 2 Tbsp
    veg. oil
  • 32 oz
    can peeled tomatoes crushed with your hands.
  • 3 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    lime juice
  • 1/3 c
    sliced almonds crushed in food processor
  • 1 c
    greek plain yogurt room temp
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 c
    fresh cilantro chopped
  • basmati rice and naan for serving

How To Make chicken balti

  • 1
    Mix the Balti seasoning and Garam Masala together with the water and set aside. In a large pot add 1 tbsp of oil. Add the onion, mushrooms, and cauliflower. Stir fry for 5 minutes. Remove vegetable with a slotted spoon and set aside.
  • 2
    Add the other 1 tbsp oil to the same pan and brown the chicken in batches if needed. Remove with slotted spoon and place with the vegetables.
  • 3
    Add the tomatoes, brown sugar and Balti seasoning mixture and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and add the almonds and the chicken and vegetable mixture. lower the heat to low. Slowly stir in the yogurt and spoonful at a time mixing until well incorporated with each spoonful. Stir in the lime juice and simmer on low for 15 minutes. Taste and adjust for salt.
  • 4
    Serve with Basmati rice & Naan and garnish with cilantro

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