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Indian Spice Box

Balti Sauce

Vaishali · Holy Cow! Vegan Recipes
Balti Sauce is a spice paste used in Britain, that originated in the country's Pakistani community. It works great as a base for "meaty" vegetables and curries.
5 from 9 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Course Spice Mix
Cuisine British-Pakistani
Servings 3 uses
Calories 80 kcal



  • Heat a skillet. Dry-roast the bay leaves, coriander, cumin, fennel, mustard, cardamom, cloves, bay leaves and chilies until they are slightly darker and fragrant, about three to four minutes.
  • Turn off the heat, remove the ingredients to a blender, and to the hot skillet add the turmeric, curry powder, onion powder, garlic powder and ginger powder. Stir a bit to roast in the hot skillet without turning on the heat. Add to the blender.
  • Add the vinegar, tomato and oil to the blender. Blend into a very smooth paste.


Calories: 80kcalCarbohydrates: 7gProtein: 2gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 4gSodium: 7mgPotassium: 107mgFiber: 3gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 20IUVitamin C: 0.9mgCalcium: 46mgIron: 2.3mg
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