Healthy Vegetable Burger


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Vegetable burger is a healthy and delicious vegetarian burger recipe. Grated paneer and mashed boiled potatoes are made into a tikki( patties or cutlet) and roasted or shallow fried. The vegetable tikki or patty is then placed between the burger buns. An excellent snack and packed lunch, Tiffin option for children.

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Healthy Vegetable Burger recipe - How to make Healthy Vegetable Burger

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     8Makes 8 servings

1 medium sized sweet potato (shakarkand)
1 cup whole bajra (black millet)
1 carrot , cut into 1/2 inch pieces
1 cup boiled or canned chickpeas(kabuli chana)
1 cup boiled green peas
1 small onion , finely chopped
1/2 cup chopped coriander (dhania)
3 tsp salt
1 tsp coriander (dhania) powder
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) powder
1 tsp fennel seeds (saunf) powder
1 tsp freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch) powder
2 tbsp oil
2 tbsp lemon juice
8 cabbage leaves
whole wheat/plain buns
  1. Heat oven to 400°f.
  2. Wash and bake sweet potato until tender, about 40 minutes.
  3. Peel,mash and set aside.
  4. Meanwhile, rinse bajra. Bring 2 1/2 cups water to a boil; add bajra and 1 teaspoon salt. Cover and cook on medium low heater until all the water is absorbed, about 15 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat, and add to mashed sweet potato; mix to combine.
  6. Put carrot in a food processor and chop finely. Transfer to a small bowl. Add finely chopped onions.
  7. Heat 2 tsp oil in a skillet over medium-low heat. Add onions and carrots; cook until onions are translucent, about 7 minutes.
  8. Add to bajra mixture; stir to combine.
  9. Mash peas and chickpeas and add to bajra mixture.
  10. Add powdered coriander, cumin, fennel, lemon juice ,chopped coriander , remaining salt, and pepper. Mix well, and form into patties.
  11. Heat 2 tsp oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add patties, and cook until golden brown per side.
  12. Serve immediately on toasted buns lined with cabbage leaves.

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