Masala burrito at Mama Tigre.
  • Oakton VA

    Mama Tigre

    Masala Burrito

    grilled chicken / garam masala / cumin / turmeric / tikka masala sauce / roasted onions / green peppers / red pepper / cilantro / tortilla / house-made cheese sauce

    Mama Tigre's masala burrito is a fusion of Indian and Mexican flavors, featuring marinated and grilled chicken, a blend of spices like garam masala, cumin, turmeric, and cayenne pepper, as well as a special tikka masala sauce. The grilled chicken is combined with roasted onions, green peppers, and red pepper with cilantro, wrapped in a grilled tortilla, and topped with house-made cheese sauce and a secret house spice blend. The burrito offers a unique blend of smoky, spicy, and savory flavors.

    Signature Dish

    From Prep to Plate

    Host Seth Tillman heads to Mama Tigre, a Mexican restaurant in Oakton, Virginia, to watch chef/owner Renu Prakash make the Tikka Masala Burrito, a fusion of Indian and Mexican flavors. Renu demonstrates how she combines Indian and Mexican spices to create a unique flavor while retaining the authentic taste of tikka masala.

    Chef-owner of Mama Tigre, Renu Prakash, says that she played with spices like other kids take on Play-Doh. Now, the former owner of Tequila Grande in Oakton is playing with spices for an internationally influenced menu of Mexican favorites. 

    Alice Levitt, Northern Virginia Magazine

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    Mama Tigre

    10443 White Granite Dr
    Oakton, VA 22124

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