Tasty Bhaji Open Burger

Desi bhaji gets a western touch in this improvised burger.

Tasty Bhaji Open Burger

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Tasty Bhaji Open Burger recipe - How to make Tasty Bhaji Open Burger

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 open burgers
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For The White Sauce
1/2 tbsp butter
1/2 tbsp plain flour (maida)
1/3 cup milk
salt and freshly ground black pepper powder to taste

Other Ingredients
2 burger buns
4 capsicum rings
4 onion rings
1/2 cup left over bhaji
3 tsp butter for cooking and greasing
1 tsp dry red chilli flakes (paprika)

For the white sauce

    For the white sauce
  1. Place the butter in a microwave safe bowl and microwave on high for 10 seconds.
  2. Add the flour and microwave on high for 20 seconds, stirring once in between.
  3. Add the milk and microwave on high for about 30 to 40 seconds, ,stirring once in between. Add the salt and pepper and mix well.
  4. Use as required.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. 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).
  2. Place the burger buns on a clean, dry surface with the buttered side facing up.
  3. Place 2 tbsp of leftover bhaji on the centre of each bun. Top with 1 tbsp of white sauce and 1 tsp grated cheese.
  4. Top with a capsicum ring and an onion ring and sprinkle ¼ tsp chilli flakes over them.
  5. Place the open burger on a greased baking tray and bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 15 minutes.
  6. Serve immediately.