Sweet and Sour Balti Chicken

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 15 mins

This is my family's favourite. Hardly a weekend goes by without my having to cook this one up. You can make it as fiery as you like but two green chillies is about right for us .Gorgeous!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Blend together tomato puree, yogurt,garam masala, chilli powder, garlic, mango chutney, salt and sugar.
  2. Heat oil in a karahi or wok then add mixture.
  3. Lower heat and cook for two minutes,stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the chicken and stir until it is well coated in the mixture then add the water.
  5. Continue cooking for about 5- 7 mins until the chicken is tender.
  6. Stir from time to time.
  7. Add green chillies, chopped coriander and milk, stir in and cook for another two minutes.
  8. Serve with rice or warm Indian breads.


Most Helpful

Wow, this was terrific! Just the right blend of spicey and sweet. Definitely a keeper. I actually added two serrano chiles in addition to the ones in the recipe, and it was just spicey enough for my husband, but not too spicey, so everyone else enjoyed it as well. Thanks for a new "family recipe"!

Bogey'sMom April 10, 2002

Bergy is absolutely right. it is really a fabulous recipe. great taste and easy to make and as all ingredients r always available in my kitchen so it will be a good & quick recipe for unexpected guests. though while cooking it i was a bit shaky whether everyone will like it or not becoz of the sweet taste but everyone loved it here :)

Fouzia Parkar April 08, 2002

WOW! I can see why this is a favorite in your house it will be a regular here too. Fabulous flavor, I served it over rice with baby carrots and a salad. I used my own chutney (it is apple based but tastes like mango), 3 chili peppers and definately fresh coriander. Thanks Kevin for a great recipe

Bergy April 03, 2002

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