Definition of 'tikka'
Example sentences containing 'tikka'
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This chicken tikka masala tastes as good as one from a takeaway and it costs 80p. Times, Sunday Times (2017)His curiosity turns to bafflement when I show him the 1 chicken tikka lasagne. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The chicken tikka thing was a pair of small thighs. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She was less than impressed with the chicken tikka and mushroom omelette. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Go for a tasty chicken tikka rather than a richer and more calorific chicken tikka masala. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But their delicacies foreshadowed our modern national dish of chicken tikka. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Most popular dish is chicken tikka masala. The Sun (2007)Or a soup and chicken tikka. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Learn how to make chicken tikka masala - without the jar. The Sun (2012)England currently has no official national dish but chicken tikka masala has previously been named the country's favourite meal. The Sun (2012)The result: chicken tikka masala. The Sun (2008)It is also curious that chicken tikka masala is second, as it could be argued that it is not often cooked at home. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I'd love to eat chicken tikka masala without feeling guilty. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The survey found Britain's favourite curry is chicken tikka masala. The Sun (2010)The range includes chicken & mushroom, cheese & onion, mince beef & onion and chicken tikka. The Sun (2012)Prices range from 3.35 for a chicken tikka masala to 5.99 for confit of duck in an orange liqueur sauce. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Apparently hummus has catapulted itself into pretty much all of the nation's fridges and become as British as chicken tikka masala. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I have a special grilled chicken tikka on a bed of salad - healthy, but delicious. The Sun (2011)
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