veggie burger recipe

veggie cheeseburger with a detailed photo and video recipe. an easy and quick healthy burger option made with mixed veggie patties and a cheese slice. It is an ideal quick and healthy meal and can be served for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and also as a snack. The recipe follows basic vegetable toppings and dressings as practiced in Indian street food outlets to make it more effective.

vegetarian cheeseburger with a step-by-step photo and video recipe. Burger or sandwich recipes have been ultra-popular, especially in urban Indian cities. even though the burger and sandwich recipes are popularly served as snacks by many fast food vendors, they are also gaining popularity for breakfast and lunch. One such simple and healthy burger recipe is the veggie burger recipe made with veggie patties.

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As I explained earlier, I have used a minimal approach when it comes to the vegetable toppings. I have used only sliced cucumber and tomato slices in terms of vegetables. I was planning to use sliced beetroot slices, lettuce, and boiled potato slices. But at the same time, I wanted to make something like street food. Hence, I finalized with the above two veggies. In addition, I also added pickled jalapeno, which is not a mandatory option but would add a salty, sour taste to it. Having said that, I have added all the necessary spices and flavor to the patty, and it should be sufficient for this burger. To the patty mixture, I have added chaat masala, which should supply the flavors for a street-style veggie burger.

Furthermore, I would like to conclude with a few tips, suggestions, and variations for a perfect veggie burger recipe. First, I have used store-bought burger buns for this recipe, and you can use any desired burger bun for it. In addition, you can also use pav bread or even sandwich bread slices for this recipe. Second, the patties are multipurpose, and you can use them for rolls, parathas, and also for chaat recipes. Last but not least, the shape and thickness of the patties are completely optional, and you can shape them to any desired shape or thickness. I like thick and meaty patties in my burger, but it is completely optional.

INGREDIENTS

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for patties:

  • ½ carrotfinely chopped
  • 6 gobi/cauliflowerfinely chopped
  • 4 beansfinely chopped
  • 2 tbsp. sweet corn
  • 2 tbsp. peas / matar
  • 3 potatoes (aloo, boiled and grated)
  • ¼ tsp. cumin powder
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp Kashmiri red chilli powder
  • ¼ tsp chaat masala
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp corianderfinely chopped
  • ¼ cup bread crumbs

for slurry:

  • 2 tbsp corn flour
  • ¼ cup maida / plain flour
  • ½ cup water

other ingredients:

  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbsfor coating
  • oilfor frying
  • 3 tbsp eggless mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp chilli sauce
  • 3 burger bun
  • few slices tomato
  • few slices cucumber
  • pinch salt
  • few slices jalapeno
  • pinch pepper powder
  • 3 slices cheese

INSTRUCTIONS

veggie patties preparation:

  • First, steam ½ carrot, 6 gobi, 4 beans, 2 tbsp sweet corn, 2 tbsp peas, and ¼ tsp salt.
  • steam for 10 minutes on medium flame.
  • transfer the steamed vegetables to a large mixing bowl.
  • also, add 3 boiled and mashed potatoes.
  • further, add ¼ tsp cumin powder, ½ tsp garam masala, ¼ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp chilli powder, ¼ tsp chaat masala and ½ tsp salt.
  • add 2 tbsp coriander and mix well combining all the spices well.
  • furthermore, add ¼ cup bread crumbs and mix well. breadcrumbs help to absorb moisture from vegetables.
  • prepare a slurry by mixing 2 tbsp cornflour, ¼ cup maida and ½ cup water in a small bowl.
  • prepare ball-sized patties and dip in maida slurry.
  • coat with panko breadcrumbs uniformly.
  • shallow fry in hot oil keeping the flame on medium.
  • fry on both sides, until it turns golden brown. drain off and keep aside.

burger preparation:

  • firstly, in a small bowl take 3 tbsp eggless mayonnaise, 2 tbsp tomato sauce and 1 tsp chilli sauce.
  • mix well-forming burger sauce.
  • spread a tbsp of prepared burger sauce on the bun.
  • place a few slices of tomato, cucumber, and jalapeno.
  • sprinkle salt and pepper slightly.
  • layer with a cheese slice.
  • further place prepared patties and cover with another part of the bun.
  • finally, enjoy veggie burger with chips and salad.

how to make a veggie burger with step-by-step 

veggie patties preparation:

  1. First, steam ½ carrot, 6 gobi, 4 beans, 2 tbsp sweet corn, 2 tbsp peas, and ¼ tsp salt.
  2. steam for 10 minutes on medium heat.
  3. Transfer the steamed vegetables to a large mixing bowl.
  4. Also, add 3 boiled and mashed potatoes.
  5. Further, add ¼ tsp cumin powder, ½ tsp garam masala, ¼ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp chili powder, ¼ tsp chaat masala, and ½ tsp salt.
  6. Add 2 tablespoons of coriander and mix well, combining all the spices well.
  7. Furthermore, add ¼ cup of bread crumbs and mix well. Breadcrumbs help to absorb moisture from vegetables.
  8. Prepare a slurry by mixing 2 tbsp cornflour, ¼ cup maida, and ½ cup water in a small bowl.
  9. Prepare ball-sized patties and dip them in maida slurry.
  10. coat with panko breadcrumbs uniformly.
  11. shallow fry in hot oil, keeping the flame on medium.
  12. fry on both sides until it turns golden brown. drain off and keep aside.

burger preparation:

  1. firstly, in a small bowl take 3 tbsp eggless mayonnaise, 2 tbsp tomato sauce and 1 tsp chilli sauce.
  2. mix well-forming burger sauce.
  3. spread a tbsp of prepared burger sauce on the bun.
  4. place a few slices of tomato, cucumber and jalapeno.
  5. sprinkle salt and pepper slightly.
  6. layer with a cheese slice.
  7. further place prepared patties and cover them with another part of the bun.
  8. finally, enjoy a veggie burger with chips and salad.

FAQ

What ingredients are commonly used to make veggie burgers?

Veggie burgers can be crafted using a variety of plant-based ingredients. A typical base includes cooked beans (such as black beans, chickpeas, or lentils), grains (like quinoa, bulgur, or brown rice), vegetables (such as mushrooms, onions, bell peppers, or spinach), and binding agents (like eggs, breadcrumbs, or flaxseed meal). Spices and seasonings, such as cumin, paprika, garlic powder, and herbs, can add flavor.

How do I achieve a good texture for veggie burgers?

Achieving the right texture is key to a successful veggie burger. Begin by mashing or processing the cooked beans to a chunky consistency. Combine them with other ingredients like cooked grains and sautéed vegetables, ensuring a balanced mix of moisture and texture. Bind the ingredients together using a suitable binding agent to help the patties hold their shape.

What’s the best way to cook veggie burgers?

Veggie burgers can be cooked in a skillet on the stovetop, baked in the oven, or grilled. To pan-fry, heat a small amount of oil in a skillet over medium heat and cook the patties for about 4-5 minutes per side until they’re golden brown and heated through. If baking, preheat the oven, place the patties on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, and bake at 375°F (190°C) for approximately 15-20 minutes, flipping halfway through.

How can I prevent veggie burgers from falling apart?

Ensuring the right balance of moisture and binding ingredients is crucial to prevent veggie burgers from crumbling. Use appropriate binding agents like eggs, flaxseed meal, or breadcrumbs to hold the ingredients together. Refrigerating the formed patties for at least 30 minutes before cooking can also help them set and hold their shape better.

What are some creative toppings and sauces for veggie burgers?

Toppings and sauces can add layers of flavor to veggie burgers. Consider using fresh toppings like lettuce, tomato slices, avocado, sprouts, or pickles. Experiment with different sauces and spreads such as guacamole, hummus, tzatziki, chipotle mayo, barbecue sauce, or tahini dressing to enhance the taste and customize the burger to your liking.

 

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