Vegetable Burger, Snack

Vegetable Burger, Snack

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Any time is burger time! A quick snack that you can grab on-the-go or make in a jiffy, but capable of satiating a hungry tummy, the Vegetable Burger has stood the test of time and remained a favourite across continents for years.

Resplendent with a deep-fried vegetable cutlet, topped with coleslaw, tomato ketchup and crispy vegetables like lettuce, tomato and cucumber, not to forget that slice of cheese, which makes it all the more sumptuous.

In case you are planning to have Vegetable Burger for dinner, accompany it with a bowl of hot Cream Of Tomato Soup or Macaroni Soup for a hearty meal.

Vegetable Burger, Snack recipe - How to make Vegetable Burger, Snack

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 burgers
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6 burger buns
6 tsp melted butter for brushing

For The Vegetable Cutlets
1 1/2 cups chopped and boiled mixed vegetables (french beans , carrots and green peas)
1 cup boiled and mashed potatoes
1 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
1 tsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp garam masala
2 tbsp cornflour
salt to taste
cornflour for rolling
oil for deep-frying

To Be Mixed Into A Coleslaw
1 cup shredded cabbage
1/2 cup grated carrot
1/2 cup mayonnaise

To Be Mixed Into A Spread
1/4 cup mayonnaise
2 tbsp tomato ketchup

Other Ingredients
6 lettuce leaves
6 cheese slices
18 cucumber slices
18 tomatoes slices
12 sliced onions
salt and for sprinkling

For the vegetable cutlets

    For the vegetable cutlets
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl, mix well and mash lightly.
  2. Divide the mixture into 6 equal portions and roll each portion into a 75 mm. (3”) diameter round cutlet.
  3. Roll the cutlets in cornflour till they are evenly coated from all the sides.
  4. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadhai and deep-fry, 2 cutlets at a time, till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Divide the coleslaw into 6 equal portions and keep aside.
  2. Cut each burger bun horizontally into two. Apply ½ tsp of butter on the insides of each half of the burger bun and toast them lightly on a tava (griddle).
  3. Apply a little spread on the buttered side of all the bun halves.
  4. Place a lower halve of the burger bun on a clean, dry surface with the buttered-spread side facing upwards.
  5. Place 1 lettuce leaf, a cutlet and 1 cheese slice over it.
  6. Now place a portion of the coleslaw over it, finally place 3 cucumber slices, 3 tomato slices, 2 onion slices and sprinkle a little salt and pepper evenly over it.
  7. Cover it with the upper halve of the burger bun with the buttered-spread side facing downwards and press it lightly.
  8. Repeat steps 3 to 7 to make 5 more burgers.
  9. Serve immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per burger
Energy490 cal
Protein12.3 g
Carbohydrates59.3 g
Fiber4.2 g
Fat24.8 g
Cholesterol27.5 mg
Sodium658.8 mg