Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Balti Gosht بالٹی گوشت

Balti Gosht

Balti Gosht is a very tasty dish which I enjoyed first time during a visit to Rawalpindi in 1988.  It is cooked in a Balti like shallow  Karahi with two handles.
Peoples are suggesting its origin from Baltistan , a northern region of Pakistan bordering Kashmir.

Mutton  1/2 kg
Oil 1 cup
Tomatoes chopped 3
Onion 1
Ginger paste 1 teaspoon
Garlic paste 1 teaspoon
Green Chillies, slitted in length,  3-4, for garnish
Ginger sticks   1 teaspoon, for garnish
Fresh Coriander leaves, 2 teaspoon ,for garnish
Salt to taste
Red Chilli powder1 teaspoon
Haldi powder 1/2 teaspoon
Garam Masala 1/2  teaspoon
Cumin seed powder 1/2 teaspoon

Saute onion in oil.
Add tomatoes, ginger, garlic and fry for few minutes.
Then add mutton and spices ,fry for 5 minutes.
Add 1-2 glass of tap water, and cook on medium flame till meat is tender and most of the water evaporates.
Sprinkle garnisg and simmer for 10 minutes.
Delicious Balti Gosht is ready.
Serve with Tandoori Roti or Naan.