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Entry from February 21, 2021
“Why did the Chicken Tikka Masala cross the road?"/"Because it was in a curry.”

“Why did the chicken cross the road?"/"To get to the other side” is a classic riddle from the 19th century. A chicken tikka masala version is:

Q: Why did the Chicken Tikka Masala cross the road?
A: Because it was in a curry.


“Curry” sounds a little like “hurry.” The riddle was posted on Reddit—Jokes on September 2, 2017. “Why did the chicken cross the road? It was in a curry” was posted on Reddit—Dadjokes on February 22, 2021.


Wikipedia: Chicken tikka masala
Chicken tikka masala is a dish consisting of roasted marinated chicken chunks (chicken tikka) in spiced curry sauce. The curry is usually creamy and orange-coloured.

Reddit—Jokes
Posted by u/2_da_resQ September 2, 2017
Why did the Chicken Tikka Masala cross the road?
Because it was in a curry.

Twitter
Funny Bot
@lAmFunnyBot
Why did the Chicken Tikka Masala cross the road?: Because it was in a curry.
2:33 AM · Sep 3, 2017·Funny Bot - Reddit

Twitter
Tarka Indian Kitchen
@tarkarestaurant
Indian food joke of the day:
Q: Why did the Chicken Tikka Masala cross the road?
A: Because it was in a Curry!
I know. We really crack ourselves up. Thankfully, our food is fresher than our our sense of humor smile But seriously. Need your curry in a hurry… http://bit.ly/2Gmk9xK
12:49 PM · Feb 10, 2019·IFTTT

Twitter
el gato camisas
@trumxiii
Replying to
@SERASVlCTORlA
why did the chicken tikka masala cross the road?
because it was in a curry HAHHAHAHA
6:53 AM · Apr 27, 2020·Twitter Web App

Twitter
chicago foodie girl
@chicagofoodieg
Q: Why did the Chicken Tikka Masala cross the road? A: Because it was in a curry!  Okay, okay, that was a terrible dad joke, but you know what’s not terrible? All of the delicious scratch-made dishes
@tikkancurry
.… https://instagram.com/p/CBO1gmfg-rw/?igshid=z5dybdrwvc4i
6:53 PM · Jun 9, 2020 from Chicago, IL·Instagram

Twitter
nand¡n!
@nandininagar_
Replying to @BigFinanceGuy1
why did the chicken tikka masala cross the road? bc it was in a curry
5:53 AM · Jul 17, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

Reddit—Dadjokes
Posted by u/papa-dux February 22, 2021
Why did the chicken cross the road?
It was in a curry.
my bad.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Sunday, February 21, 2021 • Permalink