Chicken Tikka Masala: An Iconic Restaurant Standard Comes Home

My Return to an Old Favorite

photo by the author

It’s the starter food of Indian cuisine.

Chicken Tikka Masala, bites of chicken in a creamy tomato curry, is served in restaurants around the globe. It’s what my friends ordered for me when they introduced me to Indian food at a small place on Curry Row in Manhattan’s East Village — my first taste of…