Tikka-masala definition

(chiefly UK) 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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Noun

Singular:
tikka-masala
Plural:
tikka masalas

Origin of tikka-masala

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

    From Wiktionary