Definition of tikka
: an Indian dish of marinated meat cooked on a skewer
Recent Examples of tikka from the Web
Try the chicken tikka kati roll or lamb shammi burger.
The Dallas location has won hearts on the strength of its murgh tikka makhani ($14.50).
The menu changes daily, but the most popular dishes are always on the menu: Spicy chicken vindaloo, chicken tikka masala, tandoori chicken, and chicken with chili garlic.
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Origin and Etymology of tikka
Hindi & Urdu tikkā small piece of meat, from Persian tikka
First Known Use: 1955See Words from the same year
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