Where was the chicken tikka masala invented

chicken tikka masala

chicken tikka masala
Quantity of ingredients for:4–6 people
Time required:Preparation: 30 minutes

+ Marinating time: 2 hours + Cooking time: 30 minutes

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chicken tikka masala is one of the author's favorite curries based on Stephan Rinke's recipe. All exotic spices can be bought in advance, so you always have everything in the house for a warming curry on cold days. All the spices for the chicken curry are available in the Asian supermarket. The dish was not created in India, but in Great Britain. It's a British attempt to combine Indian cuisine with English. This is roughly how the English imagine Indian cuisine. Today, however, the dish can also be found in India, so it was practically imported from England.

There are many different versions of this recipe with different ingredients. A 1998 survey by the “Real Curry Restaurant Guide” revealed that 48 different Chicken Tikka only had chicken as a common ingredient.


Marinating the meat

The sauce [edit]

Optional ingredients [edit]

  • 1 grated apple (alternatively 1 large banana)
  • 3 tablespoons (15 ml) ground coconut flakes(alternatively also coconut milk)
  • 2 teaspoons (5 ml) sugar (honey also tastes very good)

Cookware [edit]


Chicken Tikka [edit]

  • Mix all ingredients in a bowl and cut the chicken breasts into bite-sized pieces.
  • Then put the chicken in the marinade and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours (preferably overnight).
  • Cook the chicken with the marinade at 220 ° C in the oven with convection (+ possibly grill) on a baking sheet, turning occasionally.

Sauce [edit]

  • Chop the onion and sauté with the cumin, coriander and turmeric for a few minutes.
  • Add the remaining ingredients (with the exception of the almonds, cream and coriander) and bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.
  • Reduce the heat so that the sauce simmer only slightly.
  • Now add the almonds and cream and bring to the boil again.
  • Then add the chicken pieces to the sauce.
  • Season with the spices and salt again.
  • Serve the dish hot and garnish with freshly chopped coriander.
  • Good Appetite!

Side dishes [edit]

Variants [edit]