Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Multi Lentil -Potato Burger patty

Healthy burger patty. You can use any lentils  like chickpeas, black eyed beans, kidney beans, whole bengal gram etc, in any combination you like. 

Ingredients  gives 6 patty
Boiled potato                                                   3
Boiled kidney beans                                          1/2 cup
Boiled black chana ( whole Bengal Gram)            1 cup
Oil                                                                   1 tsp + for pan frying
Spring onion                                                     3 tbsp ( only white chopped finely )
Garlic crushed                                                  1 tsp
Ginger paste                                                     1 tsp
Bread crumbs                                                    1/4 cup + 1/4 cup (homemade)

Ground pepper                                                  3/4 tsp
Salt.                                                                 To taste

  1. Pulse potatoes, kidney beans and black chana in food processor . 
  2. It should be a coarse paste.
  3. Heat oil in a pan. Tip in onions and garlic. Sauté  for a couple of minutes.
  4. Add ginger. Stir and cook for 30 seconds.
  5. Add the coarse paste and cook for 1 minute stirring all the while.
  6. Remove from fire and let it cool.
  7. Mix in salt , pepper and 1/4 cup bread crumbs.
  8. Taste and adjust salt and pepper.
  9. Divide into 6 equal portions.
  10. Shape into balls and flatten a little using your finger tips.
  11. Roll in bread crumbs.
  12. Pan fry with little oil on a hot grill pan, until golden on both sides.
  13. Remove on a kitchen towel.
  14. Your burger patties are ready now! Go ahead and make a burger.

My burger:  with stir fried veggies.