tikka masala

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hindi टिक्का मसाला ‎(ṭikkā masālā, pieces spice), a yogurt-based marinade.

Adjective[edit]

tikka masala ‎(comparative more tikka masala, superlative most tikka masala)

  1. (chiefly Britain) of a style of Indian dish in which the main ingredient (such as chicken) is marinated, cooked in a tandoor and served in a masala sauce

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