5 from 1 vote
Easy Chicken Balti Recipe
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Easy Chicken Balti Recipe, a delicious chicken curry that is ready in about 30 minutes. Cooked in a fantastic blend of Indian spices, this homemade chicken balti is as good as the restaurant version.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: chicken curry recipes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 347 kcal
Author: Daniela Anderson
  • 3 chicken breasts
  • 2 large onions
  • 1 tbsp garlic puree
  • 1 tbsp ginger paste
  • 3 tomatoes
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 tbsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 4 peppercorns
  • 3 cardamom pods
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp Greek yogurt
  • 2 tsp lime juice
  • fresh coriander (cilantro) to serve (or parsley)
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  1. Heat up the oil in a pan set over a low to medium heat.

  2. Peel and chop the onions, and fry until soft and golden.

  3. Add the chopped tomatoes, garlic puree, ginger, garam masala, chilli powder, cinnamon stick, peppercorns and cardamom pods and stir well.

  4. Leave to cook for about 5 minutes or until the tomatoes are mushy.

  5. Cut the chicken breasts into chunks, then add them to the curry sauce.

  6. Stir well to coat, then leave to cook for about 15 minutes or until the liquid is released, and the chicken is cooked through.

  7. Add the yogurt and lime juice, and leave to cook for a further 2-3 mintues.

  8. Garnish with chopped coriander (cilantro).

Nutrition Facts
Easy Chicken Balti Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 347 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 9g45%
Cholesterol 109mg36%
Sodium 365mg15%
Potassium 982mg28%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 39g78%
Vitamin A 1020IU20%
Vitamin C 21mg25%
Calcium 60mg6%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.