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The Chicken Tikka Masala Celebrates Sweet Sixty

by Hannah Punitha on  February 22, 2008 at 6:19 PM Lifestyle News   - G J E 4
The Chicken Tikka Masala Celebrates Sweet Sixty
Britain's favourite dish-Chicken tikka masala- is all set to turn sixty this month.

The dish was first made at a restaurant in New Delhi in October 1947.
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The owner made the first industrial version of the tandoor Indian stove and prepared a type of butter chicken that became famous as tikka masala, reports the Sun

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After the dish became an instant hit in Indian eat outs, the food came to Britain in the fifties.

Tikka masala was officially declared UK's No 1 meal in 2001.

Beginning on Oct 22, its mouth-watering taste will be celebrated in the National Curry Week

Source: ANI
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