Tandoori chicken burger with raita


  • Prep Time15 mins
  • Total Time15 mins
  • Makes4 Servings
*PLUS Cooking time: 10 minutes
Tandoori chicken burger with raita

Michael Graydon

Chatelaine Triple Tested


  • 2 baby seedless cucumbers

  • 1 cup plain yogurt, or light sour cream

  • 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro, or mint

  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced

  • 1/8 tsp salt


  • 1/4 cup tandoori curry paste

  • 3 tbsp plain yogurt, or light sour cream

  • 1/4 cup panko bread crumbs

  • 500 g ground chicken


  • Preheat barbecue to medium. Cut cucumber into quarters, then thinly slice. Place in a bowl. Stir in yogourt, cilantro, onions and salt.

  • Whisk curry paste with yogourt and panko in a bowl. Crumble in chicken. Gently mix. Shape into 4 burgers, about 1/2 in. thick. Make a shallow depression in centre of each.

  • Oil grill. Barbecue burgers with lid closed, until firm when pressed, 5 min per side. Serve topped with raita.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 259, Protein 26g, Carbohydrates 12g, Fat 12g, Fibre 1g, Sodium 653mg.

Kitchen Tip:

Serve with salad or toasted whole-wheat naan. Burgers can also be cooked in an oiled frying pan over medium.