Chilli Chicken and Tomato Balti

This is a lovely dish which you can make with or without the extra Chilli’s.

Being a Balti it is best served in the traditional Balti Dish but if not then a Plate will do.

UTENSILS

Wok or Heavy Saucepan,Chef’s Knife ,Spatula,Measuring Jug or Cup,Serving Dish.

Ingredients

700 grammes of Chicken Breast cubed, as usual remove the fat and little blood pockets (if any ) and double check for small bones.

  • 4 Tables Spoons of Oil .Olive ,Sunflower or corn will do.
  • 6 Curry Leaves ,(Bay leaves can be an ok alternative )
  • 8 Medium Sliced Tomatoes
  • 2 Small Green Chillies Chopped Finely and OPTIONAL
  • 1/4 Teaspoon of Yellow or Brown Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4 Teaspoon of Onion Seeds
  • 1 Teaspoon of Ground Cumin
  • 1 Teaspoon of Ground Coriander
  • 1 Teaspoon of Chilli Powder not Hot
  • 1 Teaspoon of Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon of Crushed Garlic 3 Cloves should do it.

Cooking Method

  • So heat up the Wok or Pan and put the oil into it and then chuck the Leaves and Mustard and Onion Seeds in just for a couple of minutes to release the flavour but don’t burn them.
  • Lower the heat then add the tomatoes
  • In a small bowl mix the Garlic,Ground Coriander and Cumin,Chilli powder and salt. Mix well then pour over the tomatoes.
  • Now add the Chicken Pieces and Green Chilli if required and stir this well for about another 5-7 minutes.
  • Next add the water until its looks like a lovely sauce if its to thick add little more water or if its not thick enough then keep on cooking.
  • Make sure the Chicken is thoroughly cooked through and then pour into a serving dish.