Tikka Masala Burger Recipe

Grilled beef patty on a whole wheat bun with a spicy tomato tikka masala sauce and a cool mint yogurt sauce.


Serving Amount – 10 servings



10 ea.The Pub® AdvancePierre™ Fully Cooked Flame Broiled Halal Certified Beef Steak Burger, 2.00 oz ( 10000068180 )
10 ea.Whole Wheat Bun
10 oz.Romaine, shredded

Tikka Masala Sauce

2 CupsTomato, Canned Diced
1 CupCoconut Milk
1 CupOnion, Fresh Small Diced
¼ CupGarlic, Fresh Minced
2 Tbsp.Canola, or a neutral cooking oil
2 Tbsp.Tomato Paste
1 tsp.Curry Powder
1 Tbsp.Cumin, Ground
1 tsp.Ginger, Powder
½ tsp.Cinnamon, Powder
1 tsp.Cayenne, Powder

Mint Yogurt

1 CupGreek Yogurt, Nonfat Plain
¼ CupLemon Juice
¼ CupMint, Fresh Chopped

Step 1 - Tikka Masala Sauce: In a sauce pot over medium heat add canola, garlic, and onion. Cook until translucent. Add the diced tomato, coconut milk and bring to a simmer. Whisk in tomato paste and spices. Simmer for 15-20 minutes. Sauce should be thick like a gravy or marinara sauce. Chill and hold cold for service.

Step 2 - Mint Yogurt: In a small bowl mix yogurt, lemon juice, and mint.  Cover and hold under refrigeration until ready to build burgers.

Step 3 - Preheat convection oven to 350°F. On a parchment lined sheet tray, lay burger patties flat in a single layer and cook from frozen. Bake for 11-12 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165°F. Hold hot for hot service.

To Build Burger:

  1. Open buns and spread 1 Tbsp. Tikka Masala Sauce on bottom bun.
  2. Top sauce with 1 oz. of shredded romaine.
  3. Place hot burger patty on top of lettuce.

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