balti


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balti

(ˈbɔːltɪ; ˈbæltɪ)
n
(Cookery)
a. a spicy Indian dish, stewed until most of the liquid has evaporated, and served in a woklike pot
b. (as modifier): a balti house.
[from Urdu bāltī pail]
References in classic literature ?
A shaven, crouching Balti, who had come down with the horses, and who was nominally some sort of degraded Buddhist, fawned upon the priest, and in thick gutturals besought the Holy One to sit at the horseboys' fire.
Have wired two thousand rupees your credit Luchman Narain's bank-' This was entirely in the way of trade, but every one of those telegrams was discussed and re- discussed, by parties who conceived themselves to be interested, before they went over to the railway station in charge of a foolish Balti, who allowed all sorts of people to read them on the road.
Then Mahbub Ali rolled across the serai to the Gate of the Harpies who paint their eyes and trap the stranger, and was at some pains to call on the one girl who, he had reason to believe, was a particular friend of a smooth-faced Kashmiri pundit who had waylaid his simple Balti in the matter of the telegrams.
I do not give to a lousy Tibetan; but ask my Baltis over yonder behind the camels.
Go, sit among my Baltis,' said Mahbub Ali, and the lama drifted off, soothed by the promise.
The lama, sumptuously fed by Mahbub's Baltis, was already asleep in a corner of one of the stalls.
AUTHENTIC balti bowls are being made in Birmingham for the first time in more than 25 years.
AUTHENTIC Balti curry bowls are running off a production line in Birmingham for the first time in more than 25 years.
The population which speaks Balti is approximately four lac.
BIRMINGHAM Selly Oak MP Steve McCabe has called for better training for chefs - so that Birmingham balti houses are able to recruit locally rather than bringing in staff from overseas.
Manchester has the Curry Mile in Rusholme, while Birmingham has the Balti Triangle.