Definition of balti noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈbɔːlti//
, BrE//ˈbɒlti//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɑːlti//
[countable, uncountable] Savoury dishes
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a type of meat or vegetable dish cooked in Pakistani style, usually served in a round metal pan which gives its name to the dish See related entries: Savoury dishes Word Originof uncertain origin: perhaps from Balti, the language of Baltistan, a region in the Himalayas south of K2.