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Saturday, June 25, 2011

Soya Burger

Burgers are what youngsters thrive on and doctors worry upon. The western preparation is infamous as a junk food, but within soy you can give it  a healthy twist and enjoy as you binge on them.
The wonders of soy have been known for ages. Soy protein is a "complete protein" because it has all the 9 essential amino acids for human nutrition and growth. Soy protein can also reduce total cholestrol level and also the heart disease and cancer.




Ingredients
For the Cutlets
Boiled and mashed potatoes          2 to 3
Soy Granules                                 1/2 cup
Grated carrot                                2 Tbsp
Finely chopped capsicum             2 Tbsp
Finely chopped onion                   2 Tbsp
Ginger garlic paste                      2 tsp
Black pepper powder                   1 tsp
Lemon juice                                  1 tsp
slices of bread/cornflour             2/2tsp
(for binding)
Salt                                                as per taste
Oil                                                 for deep frying


Method
*  Soak soya granules for 15 mins. in lukewarm water. Squeeze out the water and keep aside.
*  Combine mashed potatoes, carrot, soya granules, capsicum, onion, ginger garlic paste, black pepper powder, lemon juice and salt in a mixing bowl.
*   Add cornflour or slices of bread dipped in water, squeeze out the water and put in the potato mixture.
*   Mix very well.
*   Divide the mixture into 6 parts. Shape them into cutlets .
*   Heat sufficient oil in a deep bottom pan and deep fry the cutlets to a reddish brown color.

To assemble Burgers
Ingredients
Round rolls of bread    6
Cutlets                         6
Tomato slices               6
Butter                          2 Tbsp
Tomato Ketchup        one bowl

Method
*   Cut and halved the rolls.
*   Spread some butter on both halves.
*   On lower half of roll place onion slice, cutlet, one more onion slice, tomato and then top with the other half of the roll.
*   Burgers may be toasted or grilled before serving.
*   Serve with tomato ketchup and some wafers.
     Enjoy.....








Sending this sandwich to Srivalli's Sandwich Mela


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18 comments:

  1. Very healthy looking dish burger . Loved the picture of it.
    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  2. Healthy burgers!!!! Looks good Deeksha!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  3. I genuinely like the way you introduced soya granules in the cutlets...a wonderful n healthy way of eating burgers. :)
    Anjali
    Spice n Sugar Tales
    http://anjali-cooklog.blogspot.com

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  4. so healthy burger !! nice way to use soya granules !!

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  5. Very innovative of you .Nice recipe

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  6. DELICIOUS BURGERS !!! AND HEALTHY TOO!

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  7. Thanks my blogger friends for such lovely and encouraging comments.

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  8. Very healthy looking dish burger . Loved the picture of it.

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  9. Interesting and innovative dish. Burger looks soft, yummy and tempting.

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  10. A regular in our household ~ full of all the goodness n taste!
    US Masala

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  11. Thanks for sending them my way Dee. They look super duper Ya. First time here and I must say that I am mighty impressed with your collection. Following you dear.

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  12. Oh yeah, soya is definitely a healthy option for burger. Guess what? I have something similar in my draft too, but made with chickpeas..:))

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