It's hard to think about Indian food without thinking about Tikka Masala. However, how many of us out there know the actual meaning or history of this ubiquitous dish? After digging around bit, it is clear that the history of everyone's favorite Indian dish is as abstract as its ingredients. Some claim Tikka Masala originated in India, others claim it was actually invented by accident in the UK. As far as the ingredients, the only thing we can say for sure it that it included a mixture of tomato-based sauces some sauce and some spices. Curiously enough, as prevalent and popular as this dish is, there is no specific 'right' way to do it. So why not make it in the most delicious and healthy way possible?
Tikka means “piece” or “bits” which refers to the morsels of, generally chicken or paneer that are served with the Tikka Masala sauce. As far as the sauce- it normally starts with ginger, garlic, onions, chiles, tomato puree and spices which are then combined with cream or yogurt.
Servings 4 | Prep 1 Hour | Cook 2 Hours
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