Vegetable Balti
Vegetable Balti
5 from 2 votes
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings: 4
Vegetable Balti is a flavorful and aromatic vegetarian dish originating from Northern India. It features a medley of fresh vegetables cooked in a spiced tomato-based sauce, traditionally served in a special wok-like pan known as a "balti."

Nutrition: per serving



  • 2 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Onion finely chopped
  • 2 Garlic Cloves minced
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper diced
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper diced
  • 1 Carrot sliced
  • 200 g Cauliflower cut into florets
  • 2 Tomatoes diced
  • 1 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1/2 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 100 ml Water
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander for garnish


  • Heat the vegetable oil in a balti dish or large frying pan over medium heat.
  • Add the chopped onion and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in the minced garlic and cook for another minute.
  • Add the diced red and green bell peppers, sliced carrot, and cauliflower florets to the pan. Cook for 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables are slightly tender.
  • Add the diced tomatoes, ground cumin, ground coriander, turmeric, garam masala, and chilli powder to the pan. Stir well to combine.
  • Pour in the water and season with salt to taste. Stir again, then reduce the heat to low and simmer for 15-20 minutes, or until the vegetables are cooked through and the sauce has thickened slightly.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander leaves before serving.

Add your first comment to this post


Aloo Bhindi

Carrot Curry

Cauliflower Shawarma

Aloo Capsicum

Roasted Bell Pepper Risotto

Sweet Potato Black Bean Quesadilla

Gajar Methi

Baingan Bharta