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Welcome toThe Balti Cottage

Balti Cottage Indian Takeaway

Open 7 days a week including Bank Holidays

LOCATE US (click to see map)
Over Square, Winsford,
Cheshire, CW7 2JP

01606 557785

OPENING TIMES
Monday to Saturday from 5pm to late
Sunday from 4:30pm to late

Prices subject to change

Starters

The following starters are served with Salad & Mint Yogurt Sauce.

  • Lamb Chop£4.95
  • Mixed Kebab£3.95
  • Chicken Tikka£3.10
  • Samosa (meat or vegetable)£2.95
  • Lamb Tikka£3.50
  • Sheek Kebab£2.95
  • Garlic Mushroom Puri£2.95
  • Mulligatawny Soup ‘Dhall£2.95
  • Reshmi Kebab£2.95
  • Chicken Chat£3.50
  • Vegetable Chat£2.95
  • Aloo Chat£2.95
  • Chicken Pakora£3.95
  • Tandoori Chicken£3.50
  • Onion Bhaji£2.95
  • Prawn Puri£3.50
  • Shami Kebab£3.50
  • King Prawn Puri£4.95
  • Fish Kebab£3.95
  • Lamb Chat£3.50
  • Chana Puri£2.95
  • Banquet special starter for 2£11.95
  • Banquet special starter for 4£21.95

Special Balti Dishes

Recommended by the Balti Chef

Balti dishes are prepared with a special balti sauce, which consists of more than 20 different herbs and spices. These are traditionally cooked with mostly fresh herbs and spices and are served in a Balti (a wok dish).

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    Balti Exotica (Balti cottage speciality)£8.95

    Lamb, chicken and king prawn cooked in a medium spiced balti sauce. Authentically prepared with fresh herbs and spices. Garnished with tomato, cucumber and fresh coriander.

  • Balti Nobabi£7.95

    Spring chicken marinated with delicate herbs and spices. Cooked in a clay oven the specially made pure orange flavour sauce and balti sauce are added.

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    Balti Akhnimurgi£8.95

    A mouthwatering, characteristic dish mixed with tikka chicken and minced meat. Cooked with garlic, cinnamon and balti sauce.

  • Balti Taj Mahal£7.95

    A delicious flavour to remember. The spices used were specially chosen by the Mogul Emperor Shah Jahan. (Our master chef discovered this secret recipe). Choice of chicken tikka or lamb tikka.

  • Balti Butter Chicken£7.95

    Special diced chicken cooked with mild butter sauce.

  • Balti Zeera (mild)£7.95

    Cooked with roasted cumin seeds, spices and herbs. Garnished with coriander.

  • Balti Lahori£7.95

    Pieces of lamb or chicken tikka cooked in cream balti sauce.

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    Balti Khyber£7.95

    This delightful tangy dish of meat or chicken is made with yogurt and balti spices.

  • Balti Peshwari£7.95

    Speciality of chicken or lamb cooked in spices in butter sauce with almond, raisins, cashew nuts & coconut powder.

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    Balti Bangle Chicken Tikka£7.95
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    Balti Bangle Lamb Tikka£8.95

    Cooked with tomatoes, balti sauce, a little cream and herbs and mace spice.

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    Balti Garlic Masala Chicken Tikka (NEW)£7.95
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    Balti Garlic Masala Lamb Tikka (NEW)£8.95

    Cooked with tomatoes, balti sauce, alittle cream and herbs and mace spice.

Traditional Balti Dishes

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    Balti Chicken Tikka£7.95
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    Balti Lamb Tikka£8.95
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    Balti Chicken£7.50
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    Balti Lamb£7.95
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    Balti Prawn£7.50
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    Balti King Prawn£10.95
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    Balti Chicken Tikka Jalfrezi£7.95
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    Balti Lamb Tikka Jalfrezi£8.95
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    Balti Chicken Jalfrezi£7.50
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    Balti Lamb Jalfrezi£7.95
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    Balti Chicken and Saag£8.50

Balti Vegetable Dishes

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    Balti Mix Vegetable£6.95
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    Balti Mushroom£6.95
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    Balti Saag Aloo£6.95
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    Balti Chana£6.95
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    Balti Aloo Chana£6.95

Tandoori Specialities

The following dishes are served with salad and mint yogurt.

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    Half Tandoori Chicken£7.95

    Spring chicken marinated with delicate herbs and spices. Barbecued over flaming cool.

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    Chicken Tikka£7.95
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    Lamb Tikka£8.90
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    Tandoori Mixed£8.95

    Tandoori chicken, king prawn, kebab, chicken and lamb tikka all mixed together.

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    Tandoori King Prawn£11.95

    King prawn marinated, seasoned with light spices. Cooked over flaming charcoal.

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    Chicken Shashlik (Chicken Tikka)£8.95
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    Lamb Shashlik£9.50

Chef’s Recommendations

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    Chicken Tikka Masala£7.50

    Tender pieces of chicken cooked in a spicy butter and cream sauce with exotic hervs and spices.

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    Lamb Tikka Masala£7.95
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    Tandoori King Prawn Masala£11.95

    Tender pieces of lamb with various fresh spices, cooked over flaming charcoal.

  • Makhon Chicken£7.50

    Tandoori chicken pieces cooked in butter with oriental spices, chopped tomatoes and cream.

  • Chicken Pasanda£7.50
  • Lamb Pasanda£7.95
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    Chicken Rezala£7.95

    A delicious chicken dish specially prepared by our Chef with onions and capsicum.

  • Chicken Kashmir£7.95

    Spring boneless chicken blended with a preparation of coconut and mango.

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    Karahi Chicken£7.50

    Diced chicken cooked in a delicacy of oriental spices, herbs and tomatoes.

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    Karahi Lamb£7.95

    Diced lamb cooked in a delicacy of oriental spices, herbs and tomatoes.

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    Karahi King Prawn£10.95

    King prawns cooked in a delicacy of oriental spices, herbs and fresh tomatoes.

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    Karahi Mixed£9.95
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    Chicken Jalfrezi£7.50

    Chicken cooked with green chilli, ginger, capsicum, onion and tomato.

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    Lamb Jalfrezi£7.95

    Lamb cooked with green chilli, ginger, capsicum, onion and tomato.

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    Garlic Chicken Tikka£7.95
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    Chicken Mossommon£7.95

    A chef’s speciality, cooked to his own secret recipe.

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    Lamb Mossommon£8.95

    A chef’s speciality, cooked to his own secret recipe.

  • Muglai Chicken£7.95
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    Sylhety Naga Jalfrezi (NEW)£7.95

    A chef’s speciality, cooked to his own secret recipe, with a special chilli flavour.

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    Chilli Chutney£7.95

    Chicken or lamb tikka cooked with mixed pickled chilli and special spices.

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    Khakri Chicken£8.95

    Tandoori chicken cooked with onions, capsicum, spices and herbs, with a salad.

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    Sylhety Special£7.95

    Chicken and minced meat cooked in spices, tomatoes, capsicum, onions and herbs.

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    Lamb Karai Shashlik (NEW)£9.95
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    Chicken Karai Shashlik (NEW)£8.95
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    Chicken Pathia (Sweet, Sour, Hot) (NEW)£7.50
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    Lamb Pathia (Sweet, Sour, Hot) (NEW)£8.50
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    Garlic Chicken Tikka Chilli Masala (NEW)£7.95
Chef

Vegetable Meat Dishes

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    Dal Gosht or Chicken£7.95

    Diced lamb or spring chicken cooked in traditional spices with dal.

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    Saag Gosht or Chicken£8.50

    Diced lamb or spring chicken cooked in oriental spices with spinach.

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    Gobi Gosht or Chicken£8.50

    Diced lamb or spring chicken cooked with cauliflower, herbs and spices.

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    Mixed Vegetable Gosht or Chicken£8.50
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    Chana Gosht or Chicken£8.50

    Cooked with lamb or chicken and chick peas.

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    Bhindi Gosht or Chicken£8.50

    (Chicken or lamb with okra).

Curry Dishes

These dishes can be prepared Balti style for an extra £1.00

  • Korma

    A preparation of mild spices with coconut cream cooked in milk and cream. This is a very mild dish.

    • Chicken£6.50
    • Lamb£7.50
    • Prawn£6.95
    • King Prawn£9.95
    • Vegetable£5.95
    • Chicken Tikka£7.95
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    Rogon Josh

    A special characteristic dish cooked in spiced oil tomatoes, pimentos and a combination of herbs and spices.

    • Chicken£6.50
    • Lamb£7.50
    • Prawn£6.95
    • King Prawn£9.95
    • Vegetable£5.95
    • Chicken Tikka£7.95
  • Dansak

    A sweet and sour prepared with lentils and pineapple, cooked in milk and cream.

    • Chicken£6.50
    • Lamb£7.50
    • Prawn£6.95
    • King Prawn£9.95
    • Vegetable£5.95
    • Chicken Tikka£7.95
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    Samber

    A hot and spicy dish cooked in spices and other ingredients with lemon and lentils.

    • Chicken£6.50
    • Lamb£7.50
    • Prawn£6.95
    • King Prawn£9.95
    • Vegetable£5.95
    • Chicken Tikka£7.95
  • Bangalore

    A very tasty fruity dish cooked in mild spices with coconut cream and bananas.

    • Chicken£6.50
    • Lamb£7.50
    • Prawn£6.95
    • King Prawn£9.95
    • Vegetable£5.95
    • Chicken Tikka£7.95
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    Madras

    A hot and spicy, cooked in traditional spices with a thick sauce and tomato puree.

    • Chicken£6.50
    • Lamb£7.50
    • Prawn£6.95
    • King Prawn£9.95
    • Vegetable£5.95
    • Chicken Tikka£7.95
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    Medium Curry

    A preparation from the basic range of Indian spices.

    • Chicken£6.50
    • Lamb£7.50
    • Prawn£6.95
    • King Prawn£9.95
    • Vegetable£5.95
    • Chicken Tikka£7.95
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    Vindaloo

    An extra hot traditional Indian dish cooked with a greater portion of garlic, tomato puree, ginger and black pepper to give a fiery taste and richness of ingredients.

    • Chicken£6.50
    • Lamb£7.50
    • Prawn£6.95
    • King Prawn£9.95
    • Vegetable£5.95
    • Chicken Tikka£7.95
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    Dupiaza

    A dish prepared with lots of onions, pepper, cinnamon and cardamoms all fried together making it spicy (but not hot dish).

    • Chicken£6.50
    • Lamb£7.50
    • Prawn£6.95
    • King Prawn£9.95
    • Vegetable£5.95
    • Chicken Tikka£7.95
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    Bhuna

    A fried preparation of tomato and ginger cooked with a combination of oriental spices enhanced with fresh dhania.

    • Chicken£6.50
    • Lamb£7.50
    • Prawn£6.95
    • King Prawn£9.95
    • Vegetable£5.95
    • Chicken Tikka£7.95

ANY CURRY DISH CAN BE SERVED WITH MIXED VEGETABLES, MUSHROOM, BINDHI, SPINACH, CHICK PEAS, OR EGG AT EXTRA £1 - GARLIC EXTRA 50p

Meal Deals

  • (1) Set meal for 2 people£24.95
    • Starters:
      Sheek kebab
      Onion bhaji
    • Main dishes:
      Chicken bhuna
      Lamb balti
    • Side dishes:
      Bombay potato
      Pilau rice
      Naan
  • (2) Set meal for 2 people£24.95
    • Starters:
      Chicken chat
      Reshmi kebab
    • Main dishes:
      Chicken jalfrezi
      Beef balti
    • Side dishes:
      Saag Aloo
      Pilau rice
      Naan
  • (3) Set meal for 2 people£24.95
    • Starters:
      Chicken tikka
      Shami Kebab
    • Main dishes:
      Chicken tikka Masala
      Beef Rogan Josh
    • Side dishes:
      Mushroom Bhaji
      Pilau rice
      Naan
  • (4) Set meal for 2 people£25.95
    • Starters:
      Prawn puri
      Meat samosa
    • Main dishes:
      Karahi lamb
      Makhon chicken
    • Side dishes:
      Cauliflower Bhaji
      Egg Pilau rice
      Naan
  • (5) Set meal for 2 people£37.95
    • Starters:
      Tandoori chicken
      Onion bhaji
      Shami kebab
    • Main dishes:
      Balti chicken rogan
      Lamb pasanda
      Chicken tikka bhuna
    • Side dishes:
      Saag Bhaji
      2 x Pilau rice
      Garlic Naan
      Naan
  • (6) Set meal for 2 people£25.95
    • Starters:
      Fish kebab
      Lamb tikka
    • Main dishes:
      Tandoori mixed grill
      Karahi Prawn
    • Side dishes:
      Chana bhaji
      Pilau rice
      Naan
  • (7) Set meal for 3 people£37.95
    • Starters:
      Lamb tikka
      Sheek kebab
      Garlic mushroom puree
    • Main dishes:
      Balti chicken khyber
      Lamb madras
      Chicken massaman
    • Side dishes:
      Chana bhaji
      2 Pilau rice
      Peshwari Naan
      Naan
  • (8) Set meal for 2 people£27.95
    • Starters:
      Chicken tikka
      Mixed kebab
    • Main dishes:
      Chicken shashlik
      Lamb tikka masala
    • Side dishes:
      Mixed veg
      Bhaji
      Vegetable pilau rice
      Naan
  • (9) Seafood set meal for 2 people£27.95
    • Starters:
      Prawn puri
      Fish kebab
    • Main dishes:
      Karahi king prawn
      Prawn rogan josh
    • Side dishes:
      Bombay potato
      Pilau rice
      Naan
  • (10) Vegetarian set meal for 2 people£20.95
    • Starters:
      Onion bhaji
      Vegetable samosa
    • Main dishes:
      Vegetable karahi
      Vegetable pasanda
    • Side dishes:
      Mushroom bhaji
      Pilau rice
      2 x chapati
  • (11) Vegetarian set meal for 2 people£20.95
    • Starters:
      Aloo chat
      Vegetable samosa
    • Main dishes:
      Mixed veg balti aloo
      Chana rogan josh
    • Side dishes:
      Bhindi bhaji
      Pilau rice
      Naan
  • (12) Seafood set meal for 2 people£47.95
    • Starters:
      Lamb tikka
      Meat samosa
      Onion bhaji
      Sheek kebab
    • Main dishes:
      Lamb pasanda
      Chicken rezala
      Karahi chicken
      Balti chicken jalfrezi
    • Side dishes:
      Mixed veg bhaji
      Aloo gobi
      2 x Pilau rice
      2 x Naan

Biryani Dishes

An excellent dish. Rice fried together with the ingredients (i.e. chicken, meat or vegetable etc) cooked in spice oil with sultanas and almonds, garnished with a light omelette and served with a medium vegetable curry sauce. (Extra vegetables £1.00)

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    Special biryani (served with balti sauce)£9.50
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    Chicken tikka biryani£8.50
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    Mughlai biryani (served with creamy sauce)£8.95
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    Chicken biryani£7.95
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    Lamb biryani£8.95
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    Prawn biryani£8.50
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    King prawn biryani£10.95
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    Vegetable biryani£7.95
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    Chicken tikka chilli biryani (served with hot jalfrezi sauce)£9.95

English dishes

  • Roast chicken with chips£7.95
  • Omelets (chicken, prawn, mushroom or plain)£7.95

Side dishes

  • Mixed vegetables bhaji£3.20
  • Garlic potato£3.20
  • Saag bhaji£3.20
  • Aloo Gobi£3.20
  • Mushroom bhaji£3.20
  • Aloo methi£3.20
  • Bombay potato£3.20
  • Bhindi bhaji£3.20
  • Saag aloo£3.20
  • Saag Paneer£3.95
  • Tikka Dall£3.20
  • Cauliflower bhaji£3.20

Sundries

  • Poppadom£0.50
  • Spiced poppadom£0.70
  • Pilau rice£2.40
  • Mushroom pilau rice£3.50
  • Naan£1.95
  • Peshwari naan£3.50
  • Keema naan£3.50
  • Garlic naan£3.50
  • Chapati£1.50
  • Paratha£2.95
  • Any curry sauce£2.95
  • Chips£1.85
  • Egg pilau rice£2.95
  • Boiled rice£2.30
  • Keema pilau rice£3.50
  • Garlic pilau rice£3.50
  • Peas pilau rice£3.50
  • Special pilau rice£3.95
  • Chana pilau rice£3.50
  • Stuffed paratha£3.50

Pickles

  • Onion chutney£0.40p
  • Mixed pickle£0.50p
  • Green salad£1.50
  • Mango chutney£0.40p
  • Mint raita£0.40p
  • Red sauce£0.40p

Bring your own BOOZE!

We will provide FREE SERVICE and GLASSES. If you can’t finish your wine you can take it home, giving you a good opportunity to save your money. Our main intention is to serve you better food and best quality service as well as saving you money. For bookings please ring 01606 558000.

Oh yes! - Very Good News. We have a ‘Master Chef’ 99 Award Winner. Balti Cottage Takeaway is our main cooking area. Balti Cottage has a good name and is the very best Indian takeaway in mid Cheshire. School, office, birthday, anniversary and special occasions catered for - please ask for details.