The dish originated in Punjab during 1971: ‘It’s a dish which is not more than 50 years old. The dish has taken on a large cultural significance in Britain. It is widely considered the country’s national dish, and in 2001 the British Foreign Secretary, Robin Cook gave a speech in which he hailed chicken tikka masala as a symbol of modern multicultural Britain. Chicken tikka is an Indian dish. The masala sauce was added to satisfy the desire of British people to have their meat served in gravy.

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Chicken Tikka Balti is first cooked over a high flame with spiced fresh meat and vegetables; then cooked again with extra spices; before being served in the traditional round-bottomed Balti dish.