Let’s admit it we all have those picky kids at home who give their mommies a real tough time when it comes to eating vegetables! Veggies just can’t be left aside since they are full of essential nutrients for growing kids, so to resolve this issue mommies have to be a little wise and cook vegetables in a way that tempt their kids. This is no secret that children of our age love fast food thus the best way to add veggies to the diet of your young one is adding them in a burger or sandwich. Below we are sharing our trusted recipe for Veggie Patty Burgers that is perfect to be packed in the lunch box of your kids or served as an evening snack.
Potatoes – ½ kg
Peas – ½ cup
Carrots (chopped) – 1 cup
Cabbage (thinly chopped) – 1 cup
Capsicum (thinly chopped) – ½ cup
Corn (boiled) – ½ cup
Bread slices – 2
Lemon juice – 1 tbsp
Salt – to taste
Black pepper – 1 tsp
Red chili flakes – ½ tsp
Mustard powder – 1/4th tsp
Egg – 1
Bread Crumbs – 1 cup
Corn Flour – 1 cup
For Assembling & Presentation:
Burger buns – as required
Ketchup – as required
BBQ sauce – as required
Lettuce – as required
Tomato slices – as required
Hard boiled eggs – as required
1- Boil potatoes, peas, carrots and mash them. Thinly chop capsicum and cabbage, add them to mashed vegetables. Also mix boiled corn with all veggies.
2- Squeeze some lemon juice on vegetables and season them with salt, pepper, chili flakes and mustard powder.
3- Break bread slices into pieces and mix them into mashed vegetables. Bread slices will act as a binder for all veggies.
4- Mix veggies well and shape them as patties.
5- Lightly beat an egg and keep its bowl on a plane surface with bread crumbs and cornflour.
6- Put your grilling pan on high flame and drizzle some olive oil on it.
7- Coat each patty evenly with cornflour, dip it in egg and then coat it with bread crumbs. Repeat the process again. Coat all vegetable patties similarly.
8- Grill your veggie patties. Two minutes for each side will be enough.
9- Once all patties are done, it is the time to assemble veggie patty burger. Place a lettuce leave on a burger bun and put a patty on it, spread ketchup and BBQ sauce on it. Top it up with tomato and hard boiled egg slices.
Healthy and tasty veggie patty burgers are ready. Serve them with fries and sauces of your choice. You can also freeze these patties for later use.