Potato Cheese Burgers

Potato Cheese Burgers

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Potato and cheese burgers makes a filling snack either for breakfast or for lunch. The size of the burgers and the buns can be modified as per individual taste. The burgers can be eaten as is as an appetizer too with some ketchup or green chutney

Potato Cheese Burgers recipe - How to make Potato Cheese Burgers

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 serving


To Make A Smooth Puree
2 to 3 tbsp mayonnaise
2 tsp roasted garlic puree
salt and freshly ground black pepper powder
1/2 tsp lemon juice
1 tsp chopped thyme

For The Burgers
4 large potatoes
1 medium onion , finely chopped
3 green chillies , finely chopped
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1 tsp chopped ginger (adrak)
1 tsp chopped coriander (dhania) leaves
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1/2 tsp garam masala
1/2 cup grated processed cheese or paneer (cottage cheese) crumbled
1 cup bread crumbs
2 tbsp plain flour (maida) dissolved in water to make a thin slurry
oil for seasoning and for shallow frying
salt to taste

For The Burger
1 small red onion , sliced
1 tomato sliced
1/2 cucumber , sliced
shredded lettuce leaves
4 tablespoons herb aioli
salt and freshly ground black pepper powder
tomato ketchup
chilli sauce
4 brown burger buns

For the burgers

    For the burgers
  1. Boil the potatoes until fork tender. Peel the skins and mash.
  2. In a pan, heat 1 table spoon oil and add cumin seeds, chopped green chillies, chopped onions, ginger.
  3. Add salt and saute until onions are soft. Now add the dry spices and mashed potatoes and mix well.
  4. Divide it into 4 portions. Set aside to cool
  5. Season the breadcrumbs with salt and pepper (If you like it spicy, add ½ tsp of chilli powder to the breadcrumbs)
  6. With greased hands, take the potato mixture. Make a well in the center and fill it with grated cheese or paneer and close the potato mixture properly so that nothing oozes out while cooking. Slightly flatten the tikkis (burgers)
  7. Dip the potato burgers in the maida slurry quickly and then coat them with breadcrumbs.
  8. Repeat all the burgers in the same way.
  9. In a heavy tawa or griddle, add some oil and shallow fry the burgers until golden and set aside until cooled.

To assemble

    To assemble
  1. Slice the buns in half and butter both sides. If you like to toast the buns, toast them until golden on both sides and set aside.
  2. Spread an even layer of the herb aioli on to the buns.
  3. Spread the lettuce leaves and arrange the vegetables; cucumber, tomato and then the onion rings.
  4. Place the potato cheese burger on top of the veggies and then spread some tomato ketchup on top.
  5. If you like add a few drops of hot chilli sauce as well. Close it with the other half of the bun and serve immediately.
  6. Note: it is advised to eat immediately; otherwise, the bun will be soggy.