• synonyms


    1. a spicy Indian dish, stewed until most of the liquid has evaporated, and served in a woklike pot
    2. (as modifier)a balti house
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Word Origin for balti

from Urdu bāltī pail
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Historical Examples of balti

  • These seem to be peculiar to Balti; the horns are the same as the others.

    Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon

    Robert A. Sterndale

  • Nothing can beat the Sircar mule when he is in good condition, unless it is the Balti and Ladaki coolie.