One of the most iconic Indian curries has its origins in British colonial India. But was this dish created by South Asian cooks, working in Britain, or was it created in India and then eagerly adopted by the West? Explore the history of this delicious dish with Kristin this week on Footnoting History!
“Land of Hope and Curry,” The Indian Express, Monday, (December 17, 2012).
Robin Cook, “Robin Cook’s Chicken Tikka Masala Speech: Extracts from a speech by the foreign secretary to the Social Market Foundation in London,” The Guardian, (April 19, 2001).
David Gilmour, The British in India: Three Centuries of Ambition and Experience (Penguin, 2019).
Sunil Mangalassary, “Indian Cuisine – the Cultural Connection,” in Indigenous Cultures, Education, and Globalization: Critical Perspectives from Asia (Springer, 2016), 119-34.
Rohit Varman, “Curry,” Consumption, Markets, and Culture, 20:4 (2017): 350-56.
Chicken Tikka Masala, by AnneCN, (2011).
Chicken Tikka Masala, by Kelly Sue DeConnick, (2007).
Chicken Tikka Masala in India, by Riskyishwar, (2012).
Music: "Evening Melodrama" by Kevin Macleod (www.incompetech.com)