Creamy curry re­places tikka masala as na­tion’s favourite

The People - - NEWS FEFEATURES & - By Stephen Hay­ward CON­SUMER COR­RE­SPON­DENT

THE force is strong with this one... Katy Perry rocks a Star Wars vibe in a gold stage out­fit that makes her look like C-3PO. The Roar singer, 32, re­fused to dwell on the dark side af­ter talk­ing to her New York au­di­ence MOVE over tikka masala, ko­rma is the new king of the cur­ries.

Once hailed as our na­tional dish, chicken tikka masala is no longer Bri­tain’s favourite spicy meal, re­search re­veals.

Nearly a fifth of peo­ple have named the mild and creamy ko­rma as their No1 choice, just ahead of the clas­sic CTM.

Madras is at No3 in the curry chart, cho­sen by 12 per cent of fans, fol­lowed abo about the Las Ve­gas m mas­sacre in which 58 peo­ple were e killed by gun­man Stephen ephen Pad­dock last st week. S She said: “No o one’s gonn gonna steal our joy.” Ea Ear­lier Mi­ley Cyrus open opened the gig with dad Billy Ray and sis­ter ter Noah. Is that t the re­venge e of the sis? by jal­frezi with nine per cent and vin­daloo with the adage: “Va­ri­ety is the spice of with eight per cent. life,” and re­ject new taste ex­pe­ri­ences.

But the sur­vey, car­ried out in the Nearly two thirds ad­mit­ted they have run-up to Na­tional Curry Week, start­ing never tried a vin­daloo. A third are yet to to­mor­row, re­veals how Bri­tons are far sam­plep an onion bhaji and a quar­ter from ad­ven­tur­ous. al­waysal alw wa say­ing no to a naan

brb beer brand King­fisher. Nearly a third of peo­ple e bread,b ac­cord­ing to In­dian choose the same thing each time they or­der an The firm’s boss John Price In­dian meal. said:sas “Our re­search shows

It means most din­ers s many­mam Brits or­der their curry across the land don’t holdo old in a hurry with nearly a third like to pick the same dishes time and time again. Many are miss­ing out.

“With so many in­ter­est­ing re­gional dishes and clas­sic cur­ries out there, Na­tional Curry Week re­ally is the per­fect time to try some­thing new.”

Bri­tain’s top 10 choices: 1 Ko­rma, 17 per cent. 2 Tikka masala, 16pc. 3 Madras 11pc. 4 Jal­frezi, 9pc. 5 Vin­daloo, 8pc. 6 Balti, 7pc. 7 Bhuna, 6pc. 8 Dopi­aza, 4pc. 9 Saag, 2pc. 10 Ro­gan Josh, 1pc.

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