Tikka beef burgers

By Drum Digital
09 October 2014

Add a little curry kick to your hamburgers for a departure from the ordinary.

Serves 4

Preparation: 15 min

Cooking: 20 min

500g beef mince

45 ml (3T) tikka curry paste

30 ml (2 T) chopped fresh coriander

salt and pepper

15 ml (1 T) olive oil

TOMATO RELISH

15 ml (1 T) olive oil

250 g cherry tomatoes

½ onion, chopped

2 green chillies, chopped

15 ml (1 T) red wine vinegar

15 ml (1 T) caster sugar

small handful of fresh coriander, chopped

TO SERVE

4 burger buns, halved and toasted

handful of rocket

1 red onion, cut into rings

coleslaw

Put the mince, curry paste and coriander in a bowl, season with salt and pepper, then mix well with your hands. With wet hands, shape into 4 burger patties.

Preheat a pan over medium-high heat. Brush the burger patties with oil and cook, turning once, for 15 minutes or until done.

Tomato relish: Heat the oil in a pan over medium high and fry the cherry tomatoes and onion for 5 minutes. Add the chillies, vinegar and caster sugar and cook for 15 minutes or until slightly thickened. Stir in the coriander and set aside.

To serve: Top the bottom halves of the buns with rocket, onion, rocket and the patties. Cover with the top halves of the buns and serve with the tomato relish and coleslaw.

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