Idli Burger Recipe

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Idli Burger
  • Chef: Arun Kumar
  • Recipe Servings: 3
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

It's not just another burger, it's one with a South Indian twist. The crusted patty is made from fried pieces of rice idli and smeared with a tangy chutney.

Ingredients of Idli Burger

  • 6 idlis
  • 4 tsp mint and coriander chutney
  • 3 thinly sliced tomato
  • 3 thinly sliced onion
  • 1 cup oil
  • For cutlets:
  • 2 cups of diced vegetables (peas, carrot and potatoes)
  • 1 tsp maida
  • A pinch of turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 Tbsp fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for shallow fry

How to Make Idli Burger

  • 1.Heat oil and fry idlis till golden brown. Make sure they're crisp on the outside and soft on the inside.
  • 2.Apply chutney on each side of the idli.
  • 3.Boil diced vegetables till well done. Drain water and allow them to cool.
  • 4.Saute onion, add ginger-garlic paste, turmeric, chilli powder, coriander powder and garam masala. Saute for a couple of minutes and then let it cool.
  • 5.Mash the vegetables and onion mixture. Add maida, coriander leaves and salt to taste, mix well.
  • 6.Make cutlets that are about the same size as the idlis. Shallow fry cutlets till golden brown.
  • 7.How to assemble burger - Place the cutlet in the middle, and then add onion and tomato slices sandwiching the cutlet.