Basic Balti Sauce Recipe
3 tbsp vegetable oil
4 onions, chopped
1 small piece of ginger,
1 peeled and grated
1 large garlic clove, crushed
1 tomato, chopped
1 tbsp paprika
1/2 tsp turmeric
1/2 tsp cumin (ground)
1/2 tsp ground coriander
1 tsp chili powder
1 fresh chopped coriander
1 (a handful)
1 salt to taste
Heat the oil in a large saucepan over moderate heat. Fry the onions,
ginger and garlic until the onions are translucent. Add the tomato
and stir-fry, breaking it up with the spoon. Pour in 300 ml / 1/2 UK
pint water, and stir in the other ingredients. Bring to the boil.
Lower heat, cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Remove from heat and
allow to cool. Pour into a blender or food processor and liquidize.
(Note: this is only one formula of thousands possible. There's no
more a single recipe for Balti sauce than there's a single recipe for
chili. Some cooks like more garlic, some more chili powder; some use
fresh chilies as well: some add yogurt, coconut, cream...you name
(Adapted from 100 BEST BALTI CURRIES, Lowe & Davidson)
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