Veg burger(veggie burger) recipe

How to make  veg burger recipe

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.
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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Burger is originally made using ground meat usually beef and hence the term burger can be  applied to the meat Patty.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
  •   Mix vegetables burger
Usually a burger recipe is consist of the following three steps 
  • Burger Patty making
  • Burger sauce making
  • Sauce and vegetable arranging
        Veg burger(veggie) recipe

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

Veg burger recipe step by step. 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 to make veg(veggie) burger.
Prep time     cooking time     serving
25 min            10 min                      2
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 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 
  1. Finely chopped the beans, cauliflower, carrot and green peas. Blanched them for about 5 minutes.n
  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 batter for burger
  1. 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.t
  3. Heat olive oil in a non stick pan or tawa and grill all the Patty on both sides till crisp golden.
  4. Youu can even bake them in a oven at 180° C for 20 minutes on both sides.
   Making the sauce for burger
  1. 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.
                      Nutritional value
                      (Serving size 1)
  • Calories : 281.3
  • Fats : 4.7
  • Protein : 10.9
  • Carbohydrate : 50.6
                        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.
 step by step method with photos for the veg burger recipe
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

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

Preparation 

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

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

        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
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
Battered mix veg Patty dusting with bread crumbs for mix veg burger recipe
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 .
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

Crisp golden mix veg Patty on Non stick pan for mix veg burger recipe

Mix veg burger patty on tissue paper for veg burger recipe
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.

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