The Tastesmiths Balti Masala
As everyone knows, the famous Balti didn’t originate in India, it was created in ‘The Balti Triangle’ in Birmingham/The Black Country by Indian restaurateurs.
Ginger, garlic, chillies, Indian bay leaf, cassia, dried methi and freshly ground spices including mustard seed
You’ll also need…
1 onion, 200ml passata OR half a can of tomatoes, 1 tbsp tomato puree, 400-500g chicken (or for a veggie suggestion 1-2 cans of chickpeas and 2 waxy potatoes), stir fried vegetables (peppers, onions, mushrooms) to add at the end of cooking (optional)
Things you may already have…
1-2 tbsp oil, 1 tsp salt and sugar (optional) and 1-2 tbsp butter (also optional)