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This Burger Recipe covers the whole lot wanted to make pleasant veggie burgers from scratch, together with put together and pan fry scrumptious selfmade vegetable patties. And since no veggie burger is full with out its personal particular sauce, I’ve included instruction on make the proper tangy, candy and spicy mayonnaise dressing.

veggie burger on a white plate on wooden board with a black backdrop

What is often in a Veggie Burger

Veggie burgers have grow to be a preferred wholesome various to meat based mostly burgers. As of late, grocery shops and eating places are providing many choices, that attempt to mimic a meat texture, to customized made black bean and veggie patties and extra.

A veggie burger recipe may be made with beans, chickpeas, lentils, tofu, tempeh, quinoa and a mixture of totally different greens.

I’ve been making a Vegetable Cutlet for years, so after I started getting requests for a vegetarian burger recipe, I used to be pleased to take that recipe and adapt it into this excellent veggie burger the place the patties are made with numerous combine veggies.

So that you gained’t get a chewiness or a meat like texture in my burger recipe. As an alternative you’ll be stunned to search out crispy flavorful moist patties sandwiched between comfortable toasted buns with some freshness from sliced cucumbers, tomatoes, lettuce, onion and a vivid mayo dressing – making for the proper veggie burger expertise. 

This all-veggie patty can compete with any Indian restaurant veggie burger and is by much better than the store-bought patties.

Veggie burgers are an all time favourite in my residence. Anytime we’re craving avenue meals like burgers with french fries, I attain for this burger recipe.

Though it takes some occasions to make selfmade veggie patties, they’re so significantly better than the store-bought ones, so it’s completely value it.

Why this burger recipe works

The most important problem with making veggie patties from scratch is having them maintain collectively. When you’ve tried to make veggie patties earlier than, then you understand how irritating it may be once they collapse whereas cooking.

This burger recipe makes use of the appropriate mixture of blended greens and breadcrumbs together with a tried and examined technique of steaming and mashing the veggies.

The additional step of coating the patty in a batter and layer of breadcrumbs provides a tremendous crispness to the burger and additional helps your entire patty to remain intact whereas cooking.

Substances you want

  1. Blended Greens: Steamed potatoes, carrots, French beans and inexperienced peas make up the majority of the patty. Garlic, ginger and inexperienced chilies (scorching peppers) are sautéed after which added to the patty combine for a tremendous taste.
  2. Spices: I take advantage of Indian spices on this burger recipe to taste the patties, together with coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala powder, purple chili powder or cayenne pepper and turmeric powder. These spices mix for a really flavorful patty. You’ll be able to mess around with the mix of those spices and in addition add your alternative of herbs and spices. 
  3. Burger Buns: I used contemporary complete wheat burger buns that I acquired from a neighborhood bakery. You may also make selfmade burger buns, when you want. Because it takes time to make the veggie burger patty itself, I like to recommend making the buns upfront.
  4. Spiced Mayonnaise Dressing: I used an eggless mayonnaise as the bottom for the dressing on this burger recipe. For a vegan burger use vegan mayonnaise. Spices, lemon juice, vinegar, oil and a little bit of sugar is added to the mayonnaise for a customized dressing that enhances the veggie burger completely.


Easy methods to make Veggie Burger from scratch

You might be simply 9 primary steps away from making this basic vegetarian burger recipe: First make your breadcrumbs.

1. Getting ready breadcrumbs

When you have breadcrumbs then merely skip these steps and transfer on to the steps of getting ready veggies under. For a extra crispy texture, I like to recommend utilizing panko bread crumbs.

1. Break 6 to 7 slices of bread and add in a mixer or dry grinder. You need to use just a few days previous bread like white, brown, multi grain or complete wheat bread.

torn bread cubes in a blender

2. Grind to a semi-fine consistency and don’t make it floury or powdery. Place the bread crumbs in a plate or bowl. Put aside.

Breadcrumbs are used to bind the veggie patties. Coating the veggie patties with breadcrumbs whereas frying additionally makes them crisp.

bread crumbs prepared for making burger

2. Getting ready veggies

three. Now rinse and steam three medium to giant potatoes, 1 medium to giant carrot, eight to 9 french beans and ⅓ to ½ cup inexperienced peas till they’re utterly cooked. You’ll be able to prepare dinner or steam the veggies in a stove-top strain cooker, pan or prompt pot. I’ve listed the cooking strategies under.

  1. Range-top strain cooker: Peel and chop potatoes, carrots and beans. Place them with the inexperienced peas in a pan or bowl. Add 2 cups water in a three litre cooker. Place a small trivet inside. Place the bowl with the veggies on the trivet. Stress prepare dinner for 10 to 12 minutes on medium-heat. Let the strain fall naturally within the cooker after which solely take away the lid.
  2. On the spot pot cooking: Pour 1.5 cups water within the metal insert of 6 quart IP. Hold a trivet contained in the metal insert. Place the entire potatoes, carrots, beans in a steamer pan or on the trivet. Take inexperienced peas in a small bowl and place it on the steamer pan or on the trivet. Stress prepare dinner for 10 to 12 minutes till veggies are tender. Let the strain launch naturally.
  3. Cooking in a pan: Peel and chop potatoes, carrots in small cubes. Chop the beans to small items. Place the chopped veggies and inexperienced peas in a pan. Add water nearly masking the greens. Cowl and simmer on medium-low flame till veggies are fork tender.

As soon as cooked drain the veggies nicely. There needs to be no water or moisture in them.

steamed veggies in a steamer

four. Peel and roughly chop the potatoes when heat. Additionally peel the cooked carrots and finely chop them and the french beans.

boiled chopped potatoes in a black bowl

5. Then mash the potatoes with a potato masher.

potatoes being mashed with a masher

6. When the mashed potatoes cools down utterly, add the chopped carrots and beans. Additionally add the steamed peas.

chopped carrots, beans and steamed green peas added to mashed potatoes

7. Combine the whole lot nicely and put aside.

veggie mixture mixed evenly to make veg patties for burger recipe

eight. Then finely chop 1 medium sized onion and crush four to five garlic cloves, ½ inch ginger and 1 or 2 inexperienced chilies (scorching peppers) right into a paste. Put aside. You’ll be able to crush them collectively or individually.

chopped onions and green chili, garlic, ginger paste in glass bowls

three. Making veggie patty combination

9. Warmth 1 teaspoon oil in a pan. Add the ginger-garlic-green-chili paste. Sauté for some seconds until the uncooked aroma of ginger and garlic goes away.

sautéing green chili, garlic, ginger paste in oil

10. Add the chopped onions.

chopped onions added

11. Stir and sauté till the onion turns translucent or mild brown.

onions sautéed and translucent

12. Add ½ teaspoon coriander powder, ½ teaspoon cumin powder, ½ teaspoon garam masala powder, ½ teaspoon purple chili powder or cayenne pepper and ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder.

ground spices added to sautéed onions

13. Stir and blend the spices with the remainder of the combination.

spice powders mixed with onions

14. Change off the warmth after which add the chopped coriander leaves (cilantro) or contemporary parsley.

coriander leaves added

15. Stir very nicely and add this sautéed onion combination to the mashed veggies.

onion mixture added to veggie mixture

16. Add salt as per style and 5 to six tablespoons of bread crumbs.

breadcrumbs and salt added

17. Combine very nicely. Put aside the patty combination. Verify the seasonings and add extra salt and floor spices if required

vegetable patty dough ready to make veggie burger recipe

18. Make the scale of the veggie patties the identical as the scale of the buns. If the combination seems to be comfortable or crumbles, then add some extra breadcrumbs and blend the whole lot once more very nicely. Cowl the veggie patties and put aside.

shaped round veggie patties

four. Making mayonnaise dressing

19. Place three tablespoons Eggless Vegan Mayonnaise in a small mixing bowl. Add ½ teaspoon mustard seeds which have been crushed or powdered in a small spice grinder or mortar-pestle. Additionally add ½ teaspoon freshly crushed black pepper.

spices and seasonings on mayo

20. Add ½ to 1 tablespoon lemon juice. You may also add lemon juice as per your style.

lemon juice being added with a spoon

21. Add ½ teaspoon white vinegar or apple cider vinegar and 1 tablespoon further virgin olive oil or olive oil.

olive oil being added with a measuring spoon

22. Season with ¼ to ½ teaspoon sugar. Add sugar as per style. Add ⅛ teaspoon or 2 to three pinches of salt.

sugar being added

23. Whisk the dressing very nicely. Put aside. Do examine the style and add salt, sugar, lemon juice if required.

may dressing ready for burger recipe

24. Slice 1 small onion, 1 small tomato and 1 small cucumber thinly. Shred or chop four to five small lettuce leaves or blanched cabbage leaves. Cowl and set these veggies apart.

sliced onions, tomatoes, cucumber and chopped lettuce on a steel plate

5. Getting ready batter

25. In a medium sized mixing bowl take three tablespoons maize flour, polenta or fantastic cornmeal, three tablespoons rice flour and a pair of tablespoons gram flour (besan or chickpea flour).

TIP: As an alternative of gram flour & rice flour you may also use all objective flour. As an alternative of maize flour, you need to use corn starch.

flours taken in a glass bowl

26. Add ½ cup water. Stir and blend the whole lot to a easy batter with none lumps. The batter needs to be of medium consistency.

batter ready

6. Breading

27. Start to warmth 2 to three tablespoons oil for pan frying the veggie patties. When the oil turns into medium scorching, dip the veggie patty within the batter.

veg patties being dipped in the batter

28. Coat evenly with the batter. Place the batter coated veggie patty on the breadcrumbs.

coating veg patty with bread crumbs in a plate

29. Dredge the batter coated veggie patty evenly with the breadcrumbs. You’ll be able to repeat the breading technique twice for extra crispiness.

evenly breaded veg patty

7. Pan frying patties for burger recipe

30. Place the breadcrumb coated veggie patty within the medium scorching oil. Batter coat one other veggie patty in the identical method and place it additionally within the pan.

Relying on the scale of your pan, you’ll be able to fry from 2 to four patties. The veggie combination makes four common burger sized patties

2 to three tablespoons oil is used for pan frying 2 veggie patties. For frying four patties, you have to four to six tablespoons oil.

If you need you’ll be able to shallow or deep fry. Deep frying will give a extra crisp texture than pan frying.

frying veggie patties in oil

31. When the bottom is evenly browned or golden, then flip the veg patties.

frying veg patties

32. Flip a few occasions till the patties are pan fried evenly and the crust turns into crisp and golden.

veggie patties nicely crisp and golden for making burger recipe

33. Drain the veggie patties on paper towels to take away extra oil.

veg patties on kitchen paper towels

eight. Toasting burger buns

34. Slice the burger buns in equal halves. Unfold some butter on the burger bun slices.

butter spread on halved burger buns

35. Warmth a small pan and toast the buttered facet of the burger bun slice. For a vegan choice, toast the burger bun with little oil.

burger buns with the buttered side being lightly toasted in a pan

36. The buttered facet ought to grow to be evenly crisp and golden. Toast all of the burger buns this manner. If you need you’ll be able to toast the second facet too.

burger bun lightly toasted

9. Assembling Veggie Burger

37. Now unfold the spiced mayonnaise dressing on the butter toasted facet.

mayonnaise dressing spread on burger bun

38. Place the vegetable patty on the bun.

veggie patty placed on the bun

39. High up with sliced veggies like onion slices, tomato slices or cucumber slices.

veggie patty topped with slices of onions, cucumber and tomatoes

40. Unfold some mayonnaise dressing on the second halve of the burger bun and high up with some shredded or chopped lettuce or cabbage leaves. That is elective and simply me simply doing one thing new :-). Or for a extra problem free course of, simply place the shredded lettuce on the onion-tomato slices.

topped with chopped lettuce

41. Place the burger buns on high of one another. You may also add grated cheese or a cheese slice for a cheese burger recipe. You may be progressive and alter the veggie filling of your burger as per your style. Instance, You’ll be able to add some grated carrots within the burger. Or you’ll be able to unfold some coleslaw on the burger bun.

veggie burger almost ready to be done and assembled

42. Your veggie burger is prepared. Assemble all veggie burgers this manner.

burger completed and ready to be served

43. Serve these scrumptious selfmade veggie burger instantly with some tomato ketchup or mustard sauce. French fries, potato wedges and potato chips make nice sides to your veggie burger.

Serving Strategies

  • As soon as the veggie burgers are assembled, serve them instantly with tomato ketchup, mustard sauce and a few French Fries or Potato Wedges.
  • When you don’t have tomatoes and cucumbers, sliced avocado or Guacamole works as an incredible topping as nicely. Or you need to use grated carrots or Coleslaw as a further or substitute veggie topping.
  • These veggie burgers are nice snacks, however they’re additionally filling sufficient to be a tasty lunch too. This burger recipe makes 4 common sized veggie burgers.
close up photo of burger made with veggie patty, topped with onion, cucumber and lettuce on a white plate


Skilled Suggestions

  • Vegan choices: The veggie patties on this burger recipe are vegan and filled with scrumptious wholesome veggies. The mayonnaise dressing can simply be made dairy-free additionally through the use of a vegan mayonnaise. For a totally vegan burger, make sure to use oil as a substitute of butter when toasting the buns.
  • Combine greens: The veggie patty recipe is extremely customizable and you’ll simply adapt it with the veggies you will have. Carrots, inexperienced peas, cauliflower, broccoli, potatoes, pumpkin, beets, candy potatoes, spinach, candy corn, mushrooms are nice choices in a burger recipe.
  • Toppings: Attempt including some shredded cheese or cheese slice for a tacky burger. You may also add pickled gherkins, pickled beets or onions, jalapeños, guacamole, salsa, grated carrots, tomato ketchup or sauce, tzatziki, hummus and mustard sauce.
  • Make forward: The veggie patties may be made a day earlier and may be refrigerated. Earlier than assembling, merely fry them. Freezing additionally works nicely for the veggie patties. Form them and hold them in an air-tight freezer secure container for a few weeks. The mayo dressing sauce may be made forward and refrigerated for every week.
  • Binding & breading: For binding the patties, you need to use evenly roasted chickpea flour, rice flour, all-purpose flour, quinoa flour, oats, almond flour. For breading, crushed oats, corn flakes, semolina (sooji or rava), vermicelli are some options.
  • Baking: For baking the patties, merely place them on a baking tray. Brush some oil throughout. Place them in a preheated oven at 180 levels Celsius and bake till golden and crisp. Preheat oven for 15 minutes at 180 levels Celsius. Flip midway by means of baking.


How do I hold my veggie burger from falling aside?

A binding components has to included in your veggie burger in order that they don’t collapse. Often eggs are used as a binder. In my burger recipe, breadcrumbs play the function of a binder. They soak up moisture if any from the cooked greens and in addition assist in binding the components collectively. Rice flour, roasted/toasted chickpea flour or gram flour, oats are some extra choices.

What’s the easiest way to prepare dinner a veggie burger?

Pan frying or shallow frying are two easy and efficient methods. I’ve pan fried four burger patties with about four tablespoons oil. Merely unfold the oil and place the patties on the new layer of oil. Flip and fry till golden. Shallow frying will give the patties a extra crisp texture.

What greens are in a veggie burger?

Veggie like carrots, cauliflower, potatoes, candy potatoes, beets, pumpkin, spinach, inexperienced peas, candy corn, broccoli, french beans are some greens that style superior in a veggie burger. Edible fungi like button mushrooms are one other nice choice.

Are veggie burgers wholesome?

Veggie burgers are wholesome if you make them with complete grain burger buns and use a eggfree/vegan mayo made with nuts or seeds or nut-milk. Having mentioned that, the vegetable patties are wholesome as they’re made with greens or beans or lentils.

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This Burger Recipe covers the whole lot wanted to make pleasant veggie burgers from scratch, together with put together scrumptious selfmade vegetable patties, a spiced mayonnaise dressing with contemporary veggie toppings.

Prep Time 40 minutes

Cook dinner Time 20 minutes

Whole Time 1 hr

Delicacies World

Course: Snacks

Weight-reduction plan: Vegetarian

Issue Stage: Reasonable

Servings four veggie burger

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This burger recipe from the archives (Might 2015) has been republished and up to date on 29 December 2020.

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