Chicken tikka masala
|Place of origin||Indian subcontinent|
or United Kingdom
|Main ingredients||Chicken, yogurt, cream, tomato, onion, garlic, ginger, chili pepper|
|Variations||Lamb, fish or paneer tikka masala|
Chicken tikka masala is a type of food that is made up of roasted marinated chicken (chicken tikka) in a curry sauce full of spices. Chicken tikka is made up of boneless pieces of chicken marinated in spices and yogurt, then roasted in an oven. The sauce is usually creamy and orange-coloured. Even though a sauce made of tomato and coriander is commonly used, there is no specific recipe for the sauce that everyone uses.
References[change | change source]
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Other websites[change | change source]
- Media related to Chicken tikka masala at Wikimedia Commons
- Chicken Tikka Masala at Wikibook Cookbooks