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Healthy Veggie Burger

Veggie Burger Recipe

Dhruvi Haria
Imagine making a burger with a patty that holds together and forms a substantial crust, one that is bursting with spices and has a pleasant texture.
5 from 24 votes
Prep Time 35 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 503 kcal

Ingredients
  

For preparing patties

  • 4-5 tbsp oil
  • 6-7 tbsp breadcrumbs
  • tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • ½ tsp red chilli powder
  • ½ tsp coriander powder
  • ½ tsp cumin powder
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves chopped
  • 1 tsp green chillies chopped
  • 2 tsp ginger chopped
  • 1 tsp garlic chopped
  • ½ onion finely chopped
  • ½ cup green peas
  • 10 french beans
  • 100 g carrots chopped
  • 3 potatoes large

For preparing batter

  • 3 tbsp rice flour
  • 2 tbsp gram flour
  • 3 tbsp maize flour
  • ½ cup water

For burger toppings

  • 1 onion medium-sized, thinly sliced
  • 1 tomato medium-sized, thinly sliced
  • 5-6 lettuce leaves chopped
  • 5-6 cheese slices
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 4 burger buns

For mayonnaise dressing

  • ½ tsp black pepper crushed
  • ½ tsp mustard seeds crushed
  • 3 tbsp mayonnaise
  • ½ tsp lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp sugar
  • ½ tsp vinegar
  • tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

Instructions
 

Preparing veggies

  • Cook carrots, french beans, potatoes, and green peas for about 12 minutes in a pressure cooker on medium heat.
  • Peel and chop the cooked carrots and potatoes when warm. Chop the french beans as well.
  • Now, mash the potatoes with a potato masher.
  • After the mashed potatoes have cooled, add chopped carrots, french beans and green peas. Set aside this mixture.

Preparing breadcrumbs

  • Cut about 8 slices of bread and add them to a mixer. Process for 30 seconds for coarse breadcrumbs.
  • Transfer it to a bowl and keep it aside.

Preparing mayonnaise dressing

  • Put the mayonnaise in a small mixing bowl and add crushed black pepper and mustard seeds to it.
  • Add lemon juice, vinegar, salt and sugar.
  • Whisk the dressing and keep it aside.

Preparing vegetable patty mixture

  • In a mortar and pestle, crush ginger, garlic, and green chillies.
  • Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan. For a few seconds, sauté the paste of ginger, garlic, and green chillies until the raw aroma of ginger and garlic is gone.
  • Add chopped onions and sauté till the onions turn translucent.
  • Add the spices - cumin powder, garam masala powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder and turmeric to the mix and stir well.
  • Switch off the gas and add chopped coriander leaves.
  • Add the sautéd mixture to mashed vegetables. Also, add breadcrumbs and salt and mix well.
  • Make the vegetable patties the same size as that of the burger buns. Keep these patties aside.

Preparing batter

  • Mix rice flour, gram flour, maize flour, and water in a medium mixing bowl.
  • Stir well and make a smooth batter without lumps. Keep aside the batter with medium consistency.

Pan-frying patties

  • Heat 4 tbsp oil in a pan for frying the patties.
  • Dip the patties in the batter and coat them evenly. Place the batter coated patties on breadcrumbs. Make sure to coat the patties thoroughly with breadcrumbs.
  • Now, place the patty on the heated pan.
  • Cook each patty until browned and heated through.
  • Once crisp and golden, place them on paper towels.

Assembling veggie burger

  • Slice the buns in half and spread some butter on the slices.
  • Heat a small pan and toast the buttered side till they turn crisp and golden.
  • Apply mayonnaise dressing to the crisp side.
  • Place the vegetable patty and top it up with sliced onions and tomatoes.
  • Again top up with mayonnaise dressing and sliced cheese.
  • Finally, add chopped lettuce and the burger bun.
  • Your veggie burger is ready to be served and eaten. You can always change the vegetables and dressings according to your choice.
Keyword Veg Burger, Veggie Burger