Thursday, February 2, 2023



600gm beef (boneless)

2 red peppers

1 large onion

2 garlic cloves

2tbsp oil/30gm ghee

Balti sauce

 2 large onions

1tbsp garlic paste

1tbsp ginger paste

300gm tomatoes

½ tsp turmeric

½ tsp ground cumin

½ tsp ground coriander

½ tsp chilli powder

¼ tsp ground cardamom

1 bay leaf

Salt and pepper to taste

Oil to fry


1. Chop onion, garlic, tomato and red pepper. Clean and cut the beef.

2. Heat oil/ghee in a kadhai; add onion and garlic and fry until brown.

3. Add the red pepper and continue to fry for 5 minutes.

4. Stir in the beef and continue to stirring for 2-3 minutes.

5. Add the balti sauce and bring to boil. Reduce the heat and simmer till the beef is soft.

6. Adjust the seasoning and serve hot with rice.

Balti sauce

1. Heat oil in a pan; add onion, ginger and garlic paste and stir- fry until brown. 

2. Stir in the tomatoes, turmeric, cumin, coriander, chilli powder, cardamom, bay leaf and salt and pepper. 

3. Bring to boil, stirring, then reduce the heat and simmer for 20 minutes.

4. Leave the sauce to cool slightly. Remove the bay leaf and pour the mixture into a food processer to make a smooth paste.

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