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I was gifted a Cast Iron Balti Dish and immediately started researching recipes and the type of cuisine to prepare in it.  I learned A LOT!  Balti is a cooking method traced back to Southern Asia and is named for the dish in which it is made.  It’s similar to Indian curries and contains meat, vegetables, and spices.  The main difference is how the dish is served but the ingredients used are cooked the same way.  Balti dishes are stir-fried with vegetable oil over high heat in a flat-bottomed wok.  Most often lamb is used, but you can find chicken or pork recipes as well. My recipe is for Chicken Balti, and you can view the recipe by clicking here. The sauce is a delicious and rich curry that is tomato based with plenty of onion, garlic, and spices, that complements the tender chicken very well.  It’s really flavorful and tasty, fragrant…and SPICY! Start by heating oil in the Balti dish … Continue reading

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