Whole Wheat Vegetable Burger
by Tarla Dalal
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Spicy cutlets made with broken wheat and vegetables are stuffed between nourishing, fibre-rich whole wheat buns, to make a low-fat treat packed with nutrients like protein, calcium, iron and vitamin A.
The cutlets in this Whole Wheat Vegetable Burger are cooked on a non-stick tava with minimal oil, and mayonnaise is replaced with low-cal Thousand Island dressing, to give you the same pleasurable experience in a guilt-free package.
Serve with Low Fat Fries and a Low Cal Beverage .
- Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and mix well.
- Refrigerate for atleast 1 hour.
- Clean and wash the broken wheat thoroughly. Soak it in 1 cup of hot water for 15 minutes, drain well and keep aside.
- Combine all the ingredients, including the broken wheat in a deep bowl and mix well while mashing lightly.
- Divide the mixture into 6 equal portions and roll each portion into 75 mm. (3”) diameter cutlet.
- Heat a non-stick tava and grease it with 1 tsp of oil, cook the cutlet using the remaining ½ tsp of oil on a medium flame till they turn golden brown in colour from both the sides. Keep aside.
- Cut each burger bun horizontally into two. Apply ¼ tsp of butter on the insides of each half of the burger bun and toast them lightly on a tava (griddle).
- Apply 1 tbsp of the low calorie thousand island dressing evenly on the buttered side of all the bun halves.
- Place a lower halve of the burger bun on a clean, dry surface with the buttered-dressing side facing upwards.
- Place 1 lettuce, a cutlet, 3 cucumber slices, 3 tomato slices, 1 onion slice and sprinkle a little salt and pepper evenly over it.
- Cover it with the upper halve of the bun with the buttered-dressing side facing downwards and press it lightly.
- Repeat steps 3 to 5 to make 5 more burgers.
- Serve immediately.
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