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NEW DESIGN FOR 2021!

NEW DESIGN FOR 2021!

Read all about our brand new 2021 design!

The perfect 'Vin' for your Vindaloo

The perfect 'Vin' for your Vindaloo

Curry and….wine? Whilst considered by some a mismatch, if like me you don’t drink beer, but love curry then finding the perfect vin for your vindaloo is imperative!

The Royal Watan Balti Keema Dopiaza Recipe

The Royal Watan Balti Keema Dopiaza Recipe

The Royal Watan is one of Birmingham's original Balti houses situated on the Pershore Road. It established over 35 years ago by Mr Ditta from Kashm...

The Balti Bowl Story

The Balti Bowl Story

 The story of our balti bowls, their unique heritage and how our company began as a small heritage project spearheaded by a Father and daughter team with the help of a Birmingham manufacturer to bring back the iconic making of the balti bowl to Birmingham, the birthplace of 'Birmingham Balti'

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Birmingham's Oldest Balti Restaurants

Birmingham's Oldest Balti Restaurants

Find below a list of balti restaurants still trading in Birmingham with roots to the original Pakistani restaurant owners of the 70’s and 80’s.

From Brum to balti land

From Brum to balti land

Is Balti really a uniquely Birmingham dish? Richard Lutz travelled to Mirpur, Pakistan to find the home of the balti.

 

THE CURRY GUY QUICK FIRE INTERVIEW- Exclusive!

THE CURRY GUY QUICK FIRE INTERVIEW- Exclusive!

Dan Toombs aka ‘The Curry Guy’ is the leading authority on BIR food writing in the UK.  We, like many of our customers are big fans of his fail safe recipes, beautifully photographed they provide a constant source of new inspiration.   

On March 5th his brand new book ‘The Curry Guy’ Light was released. In this new book, you will find over 100 new recipes that are good for you and low in calories, fat and carbs! 

Best Places To Eat A Real Balti In Birmingham

Best Places To Eat A Real Balti In Birmingham

Outside of Birmingham and even outside of the Balti Triangle you’ll find the word ‘Balti’ on pretty much every BIR (British Indian Restaurant) menu in the country, but the vast majority will not be cooked authentically. Deceptively it is likely to be served in a bowl that looks, on first inspection like a Birmingham Balti bowl. You may wonder where you can eat real Balti? And maybe what’s special about it anyway?

Balti the healthiest curry on the menu?

Balti the healthiest curry on the menu?

It's estimated that Birmingham's inconic Balti contains THE EQUIVALENT IN IRON OF 25 PINTS OF GUINNESS and HALF the fat of your average take away! 

Balti Aphrodisiac

Balti Aphrodisiac

Jimmy's place served a Balti Aphrodisiac which only added to the intrigue and enigma of the Sher Khan. Jimmy liked fast cars, leather jackets, whiskey and no doubt the ladies. This balti is jam packed with heady spices for maximum potency and balanced beautifully with coconut. Perfect for Valentines or anytime as this is truly a very tasty balti! 

 

'I Am The King' Chicken and Mushroom Balti

'I Am The King' Chicken and Mushroom Balti

A classic and aromatic recipe for Chicken and Mushroom Balti, a Birmingham Balti house favourite!

Top gifts for curry lovers

Top gifts for curry lovers

Gift inspiration for lovers of all things spice!
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