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How to make a veg burger | veggie burger

Serving veg burger (veggie burger) with french fries for veg burger veggie burger recipe
Veg burger

Burger is the short form of Hamburger is a sandwich where a cooked Patty ( usually ground meat) is placed inside a bun. The patty may be pan fried or baked or grilled.

Burger are usually served with cheese , tomato, lettuce, onion , pickles and condiments like mayonnaise, ketchup and mustard are placed on sesame seed bun.

 It is a  hugely popular dish around the world and its popularity has given birth many fast food chains like Burger King, Big Mac etc.

You can also check popular sandwich recipe like :-

           * Best non veg club sandwich

           * Homestyle hot dog recipe

According to Wikipedia,

Burger is originally made using ground meat usually beef and hence the term burger can be  applied to the meat Patty. Since the term hamburger usually refer beef , so burger may be prefixed with the type of meat or meat substitute used as in beef burger, turkey burger and veggie burger.

Though it was invented as a non vegetarian dish, its popularity has made the  culinary experts to produce  vegan version of burger which is called veg Burger.

Veg burger is now as popular as non veg burger . There are more varieties you can choose in veg burger .

Today we are going to make vegetable or veg burger ( veggie burger) recipe . You can make different types of veg burger at home with these simple and easy recipe.





The most important part in making a burger is its Patty. If you know the basics of making a Patty then you can experiment with different ingredients to make different types of burger easily at home.

Veg burger recipe is very simple and you need some basic ingredients which are easily available in you kitchen.  You just need  to buy the Bun.

Today I am going to show you how to make

 1. Mix vegetable burger

 2. Corn  spinach burger

 3. Soya protein burger


I am taking these three types of burger recipe as to make you learn the  different types of Patty making .

 Later  you will become expert in experimenting with different ingredients to make different types of burgers.

Usually a burger recipe is consist of the following three steps :-

       1. Burger Patty making

       2. Burger sauce making

       3. Sauce and vegetable arranging


        Veg burger(veggie) recipe

Serving veg burger (veggie burger) with french fries for veg burger(veggie burger) recipe


Grilled or baked vegetable patty is arranged inside a toasted sesame bun with onion, tomato slice and lettuce. Burger sauce is applied inside the bun.

Preparation time :- 25 minutes

Cooking time :- 10 minutes

Total time :- 35 minutes

Serving :- 3 servings

Author :- Mobasir hassan

   Ingredients


   • A sesame seed Bun

   • Lettuce leafs chopped

   • Onion slice

   • Tomato slice

   • Salt

   For mix veg burger burger

   • 1/2 cup french beans

   • 1 piece of carrot

   • 1/2 cup green peas

   • Small portion of cauliflower florets

   • 1 boiled Potato or 1/2 cup cottage cheese

   • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

   • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder

   • 1/4 teaspoon garam masala ( optional)

   • 2 green chili ( jalapeno) chopped

   • Fresh Cilantro leafs( chopped)

   • 2 teaspoon corn starch

   • 1/2 teaspoon all purpose flour

   • 4 teaspoon fine quality bread crumbs

   • Salt as per taste

   For corn spinach burger

   • 1/2 cup boiled American corn.

   • 1 cup blanched spinach

   • 1/2 cup cottage cheese ( paneer) or

   • 1 boiled potato

   • Fresh parsley or cilantro leafs

   • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

   • 1 teaspoon red chilly flakes or

   • 1/2 teaspoon green chilly chopped

   • 2 teaspoon Olive oil.

   • Salt as per taste.

   • 2 teaspoon corn starch.

   • 1/2 teaspoon all purpose flour

   • 4 teaspoon fine quality bread crumbs or

   • 4 teaspoon corn flakes

   For soya protein burger

   • 1/2 cup soya granules

   • 2 teaspoon chopped onion

   • 2 teaspoon chopped tomato

   • 1/2 teaspoon chopped Garlic

   • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

   • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala ( optional)

   • 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder (cayenne)

   • 1 boiled Potato or 1/2 cup cottage cheese

   • Fresh parsley or Cilantro leafs.

   • 2 teaspoon corn starch

   • 1/2 teaspoon all purpose flour.

   • 4 teaspoon corn flakes or fine quality
      bread crumbs

   • 3 teaspoon Olive oil

   • Salt as per taste.

   For burger sauce

   • 1/2 cup mayonnaise

   • 1/4 cup tomato ketchup

   • 2 teaspoon sweet pickle relish

   • 2 teaspoon White vinegar

   • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

   How to make the recipe

   Preparation

   Making the mix veg Patty

   1. Finely chopped the beans, cauliflower,
       carrot and green peas. Blanched them
       for about 5 minutes.

   2. Drain and cool down completely. You
       can grind them in a mixer as well.
       Grate the boiled potato.

   3. Take the vegetables in a mixing bowl
       and mix with cumin powder, turmeric
       powder, green chili, garam masala,
       cilantro leaves and salt.

   4. Add the grated potato, corn flour, all
       purpose flour and bread crumbs.

   5. Mix everything nicely to make a dough
       like texture.

   6. Divide the dough into equal parts and
       make round shaped Patty.

   Making corn spinach Patty

   1. Roughly chopped the corn and the
       spinach. Squeeze out excess water from
       the spinach.

   2. Heat olive oil in a pan and saute
       chopped garlic. Add the corn and
       spinach and saute till it become dry.

   3. Add chilly flakes, parsley, salt and
       cumin powder. Mix well and remove.

   4. When cool down, add with corn flour
        all purpose flour, bread crumbs and
        grated potato or paneer.

   5. Mix them nicely to make a dough.

   6. Divide the dough into equal parts and
       make round shaped Patty.

   Making soya protein Patty

   1. Boil the soya granules with 1 1/2 cup
       water for one minute. Drain the water
       and remove excess water by pressing
       the granules when cool down.

   2. Heat oil and saute the chopped onions
       and garlic in a pan for a minute.

   3. Add the soya granules and saute further
       for a minute. Season with salt, cumin
       powder , garam masala and cayenne
       pepper.

   4. Add the chopped tomatoes and
       cilantro leaves. Remove and cool down.

   5. Mix with grated paneer, all purpose
       flour and corn flour and make a dough.

   6. Divide the dough into equal parts and
       make a round shaped Patty.

   Making batter for burger

    • Take a mixing bowl and add the
       remaining corn flour and all purpose
       flour. Pour 2 - 3 teaspoon water and mix
       nicely to make a thick batter without
       any lumbs.

   Grilling the burger Patty

   1. Dip the prepared Patty in the batter and
     coat with the bread crumbs nicely so that
     all parts are coated well with the bread
     crumbs.

   2. Press the coated Patty between the
       palms of hands to set. For soya Patty
       coat them with crushed corn flakes.

   3. Heat olive oil in a non stick pan or tawa
       and grill all the Patty on both sides till
       crisp golden.

   4. You can even bake them in a oven at
        180° C for 20 minutes on both sides.

   Making the sauce for burger

   • In a mixing bowl whisk together all the
      ingredients for burger sauce to make the
      sauce.

   Making the veg burger

   1. Slice the sesame bun into two equal
       parts and apply butter. Toast them
       to crisp golden. You can even apply
       cheese on one half of the bun.

   2. Now apply the prepared sauce on the
       inner side of the toasted bun.

   3. Place the burger Patty over the lower
       half of the bun. Apply some sauce over
       the patty.

   4. Place the onion and tomato slice over
       the patty. Topped them with chopped
       or shredded lettuce leaves.

   5. Place the second half toasted bun over
       the lettuce and press slightly to set
       everything.

   6. Take a toothpick and thread from the
        top with a olive to set the burger.

   7. Serve it with french fries or potato
       wedges.

                        Serving tips

You can serve these delicious and healthy burger with french fries or potato wedges. Also serve classic burger sauce or mustard Aioli sauce with your favorite veg burger. A Coleslaw mixture is also served along with the veg burger. Tomato ketchup can also be served with a veg burger.

                          RECIPE NOTE

• Using any types of binding agent is important for the burger patty. Only bread crumbs will not help to bind the patty. It only absorb the excess moisture. So the burger patty may break down while grilling if binding agent like corn starch and all purpose flour is not used.

• you can saute the mix vegetables to dry and apply the seasoning to further saute them .

• cheese slice can be used inside the bun with vegetables. You can apply burger sauce over the patty to give it a extra flavour.

Burger Sauce applied over the patty for veg burger recipe
Burger Sauce applied
• Cottage cheese also known as Paneer is a rich source of protein and dietary fiber. So it is best to use instead of potato in burger recipe.

Below you can read the step by step method with photos for the veg burger recipe for a better understanding......

Sesame seed bun for veg burger recipe
Sesame seed bun

Slice onion, tomato and  lettuce for veg burger recipe
Slice onion tomato and lettuce

French beans carrot potato cauliflower green peas for veg burger patty recipe
Beans carrot cauliflower potato green peas

Bread crumbs corn starch all purpose flour green chili Cilantro for mix veg burger recipe
Green Chilly, bread crumbs corn starch paneer Cilantro

Boil corn,,, blanch spinach and grated cottage cheese paneer for corn spinach for veg burger recipe
Boiled corn, blanch spinach and grated cottage cheese

Soya granules for soya protein veg burger recipe
Soya granules

Chopped onion tomato cumin red chilli Cilantro pepper powder for soya protein veg burger recipe
Chopped onion tomato cumin cayenne Cilantro pepper

Preparation 

For mix veg burger

1. Chopped the French beans, cauliflower, carrot and green peas and  boiled them for 6-7 minutes. You can also pressure cooked them for one whistle.

2. Grate or mashed the potato. If using cottage cheese then grate and keep aside.

3. Stain the vegetables and let them cooled down . Now grind them in a mixer grinder roughly for a smooth texture.

If you can finely chopped the vegetables then don't need to use the mixer grinder.

4. Now you can either seasoning the vegetables with cumin, chilli , turmeric powder , garam masala and salt in a pan using one teaspoon Olive oil or directly mix them with the vegetables.

I personally mix them directly as our vegetables are already cooked and later we will pan fry , roast or grill the patty.

5. In a mixing bowl , take the vegetables mixture and add the Cumin powder, turmeric powder, chilli, garam masala and salt. If using potato or cottage cheese ,add  them.

6. Further add one teaspoon corn starch, bread crumbs and Cilantro leafs and mix to form a dough like mixture. Corn starch work as a binding agent. You can substitute it with others like rice flour and maize flour.

Corn flour cottage cheese bread crumbs added with mix veg mixture for mix veg burger recipe
Adding bread crumbs corn starch

Mix veg dough mixture for mix veg burger recipe
Mix veg mixture

7. Now make a  Patty with the mixture and keep aside. Make sure the size  of your Patty is as equal as your burger buns.

Mix veg burger Patty for veg burger recipe
Vegetable burger patty
 For corn spinach burger 

1. Roughly chopped the corn and  spinach . Make sure to squeeze extra water from the spinach.

2. If using potato then mashed it in a mixing bowl or cottage cheese then grate it .

 Here I am using the cottage cheese as it is a great source of protein and has a good dietary fiber.

3. Mix the chopped corn and spinach with the cottage cheese and add ground cumin, red chilly flakes, parsley and salt. Mix well .

4. Add the corn starch and all purpose flour and mix to form a smooth dough like mixture. If required add bread crumb powder to make it smooth.

Corn spinach mixture for Corn spinach burger recipe
Corn spinach mixture

5. You can seasoning the corn spinach with little olive oil in a pan . Add chopped garlic and saute for while then add the corn and spinach and saute for two minutes till the mixture get dry.

6. Add salt , chilly, cumin and parsley and mix well. Switch off the flame and let the mixture cool down.

7. Now add the grated cottage cheese, corn starch and all purpose flour and mix well to a smooth mixture.

8. Make a circle Patty with the mixture and keep aside.

Corn spinach patty for corn spinach veg burger recipe
Corn spinach patty

For soya protein burger Patty

1  Boil the soya granules with 1 1/2 cup water for one minute adding little salt .

2. Stain the soya granules and remove excess water from it.

Boiling soya granules for soya protein burger recipe
Boiling soya granules

Boiled soya granules for soya protein burger recipe
Boiled and stain soya granules

 If you don't have soya granules then you can use soya chunks also. Boil and stain the soya chunks and grind in a mixer grinder.

3. Take a non stick pan and saute the garlic and onion with olive oil. Add the boiled soya granules and saute further for one minute.

4. Season with salt , cumin powder, garam masala, cayenne pepper for 30 seconds. Add the chopped tomato and Cilantro leafs.

Seasoning soya granules with salt pepper, Cumin Cilantro for soya protein Burger Recipe
Seasoning soya granules

5. Switch off the flame and let the mixture cool down. You can adjust salt and pepper according to your taste.

6. When the mixture cool down add the grated cottage cheese, corn starch and all purpose flour and mix to form a smooth mixture.

Mixing corn starch flour grated cottage cheese with Soya granules for soya protein burger recipe
Mixing Corn starch flour cottage cheese with Soya granules

7. Make a circular Patty as the size of the bun with the soya mixture and keep aside.

Soya protein Patty for soya protein burger recipe
Soya protein Patty

        Batter making for burger Patty

• Take a mixing bowl and add the remaining corn starch and all purpose flour. Slowly add two to three teaspoon water to make a thick batter. Don't make a watery batter. You can add more Corn starch if the batter become diluted.

Batter of corn starch and all purpose flour for veg burger recipe
Batter

• You can make another batter by  mixing gram flour and rice flour together with little water.  Maze flour  can also used to make a batter with gram flour .

     Grilling the burger Patty

1. Dip the prepared Patty into this batter and dust with the bread crumbs. Make sure all part of the patty is dusted with the crumbs. Press the patty between your palm to set .

Mix veg Patty dipped into batter for veg burger recipe
Mix veg Burger patty dip in batter
Corn spinach patty dipped in batter for corn spinach burger recipe
Corn spinach patty into batter
Battered mix veg Patty dusting with bread crumbs for mix veg burger recipe
Mix veg Patty dusting with bread crumbs.
Corn spinach patty dusting with bread crumbs for corn spinach burger recipe
Corn spinach patty dusting with bread crumbs

2. For the soya protein Patty use corn flakes instead of bread crumbs. Crush the corn flakes roughly with hands and dust with the patty .

Battered soya patty dusting with corn flakes for soya protein burger Recipe
Dusting soya patty with corn flakes

Soya patty dusted and covered with corn flakes for soya protein burger recipe
Soya patty covered with corn flakes

3. Take a non stick pan and heat olive oil in slow flame. Grill the patty in both side till crisp golden.

Grilling mix veg Patty on a Non stick pan for mix veg burger recipe
Grilling mix veg Patty on pan

Crisp golden mix veg Patty on Non stick pan for mix veg burger recipe
Crisp mix veg burger patty
Pan grilled corn spinach patty for burger recipe
Grilled corn spinach patty
Grilled soya protein patty for soya protein burger recipe
Grilled Soya protein patty

Mix veg burger patty on tissue paper for veg burger recipe
Grilled mix veg burger patty

4. Remove in a tissue paper to absorb excess oil .

 You can baked or grilled the patty in oven also .

You can grilled these burger patty in a Preheated oven at 180 degree celcius for 20 minutes on each side.

Prepare a baking tray by lining an aluminum foil over it . Now place a wire rack and grease it with oil . Place the prepared burger patties over it and grilled them flipping both sides .

         Burger sauce making 


• A good burger sauce is very important for a classic burger recipe. It is the sauce that makes your burger  taste great. So you need to make a perfect classic burger sauce for your recipe.




A burger sauce is a flavoured mayo sauce with some extra ingredients. These flavoured mayo sauce is  known as Aioli.

 My favorite one is easy to whip up and most of the ingredients are easily available in your kitchen or pantry.

In a mixing bowl , mix  together all the ingredients and whisk to make the burger sauce .

• You can make following two types of burger sauce at your home.

     •  BBQ Aioli ( 1/3 cup  mayo + 1 tbs BBQ)

     •  Mustard Aioli ( 1/3 cup mayo + 1 tbs  French mustard)


• You can covered and refrigerated these sauce  for one week to use..

Classic burger sauce and mustard Aioli sauce for veg burger recipe
Classic burger sauce and mustard Aioli sauce
MAKING THE  VEGGIE BURGER    

1. Slice the sesame seed bun into two equal halves and toast till crisp brown. You can spread some butter on the bun and toast.

Toasted two halves of burger bun for veg burger recipe
Toasted burger bun

In restaurant , sometimes cheese is spread on one half of the bun .

Cheese spread on one side of burger bun for veg burger recipe
Cheese on one half of burger bun

2. Now take the lower half of the bun and spread the prepared burger sauce over the toasted side.

3. Place the  Patty over it and  topped it with onion and tomato slices. Again place  the shredded or chopped lettuce leafs over the onion tomato slice.

Arranging burger patty,onion tomato slice and lettuce over burger bun for veg burger recipe
Arranging burger patty onion tomato lettuce

4. Take the second half sesame seed  bun and spread the sauce over the toasted side. If you have applied cheese then avoid spreading the sauce.

5. Now  cover the first half bun with the second sesame seed bun.  Take a toothpick and olive and thread from top of the bun to set the burger.

Arranged burger patty and vegetables covered with half of the sesame seeds bun for veg burger recipe
Covered with sesame seed bun

Burger bun and vegetables set by olive and toothpick for veg burger recipe
Olive with toothpick threaded inside burger

6. Serve the yummy burger with some french fries or potato wedges.

Veg burger served with french fries and sauce
Veg burger


For more cottage cheese ( paneer) recipe

      * Paneer butter masala recipe

      * Crispy cottage cheese fingers

Or read the most popular recipes :-

     * Quick Gobi Cauliflower Manchurian recipe

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