Vegetable balti

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Vegetable balti
Vegetable balti
  • Serves: 4

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Cheap as chips

Woman's Weekly recipe Whether you're a curry novice or more of an expert, you'll love this tasty vegetable curry. At only 131 calories per portion, it makes a great healthy alternative to takeaways


  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 1 onion, peeled and chopped
  • 3 tbsp balti curry paste
  • 2 parsnips, peeled and cubed
  • 500g (1lb) butternut squash, peeled and cubed
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 500ml (16fl oz) vegetable stock
  • 8 small cauliflower florets
  • 60g (2oz) French beans

Use sweet potato and carrots if you donít have squash and parsnips.


  1. Heat the oil in a wok or balti pan, add the onion and cook for a few mins. Add the balti curry paste and cook for a min.
  2. Add the parsnip, squash, tomatoes and stock. Bring to the boil, then simmer for 10 mins.
  3. Add the cauliflower and cook for 5 mins, then add the French beans and cook for 5 more mins, until all the vegetables are tender. Serve with rice, if you like.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 131(kcal)
  • Fat 4.0g
  • Saturates 0.5g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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This is one of my favourite meals. I steam all my vegetables first in the microwave, then add to a wok after cooking the onion and balti sauce. I have lost 12lbs since January using this one recipe. Thank you good to know. Also, if you microwave the sqaush first it makes it so much easier to peel and chop.


Lovely tasting curry. Waterier than I would've liked so maybe add less stock (I added 300ml so less than that is needed). It wasnt as spicy that I would've liked so I added some curry powder and also added spinach. Was lovely. :) x

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