Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Green Plaintain Burger

Green Plaintain(boiled and mashed) - 1 1/2 cups(approx 1 big)
Potatoes(boiled and mashed) - 1/2 cup
Baking Powder - 1 tsp
Cashews - 1 tbspn(powdered)
Onion - 1/4 cup, chopped
Garlic - 1 clove, finely chopped
Green Chilies - 1, finely chopped
Red Chili Powder* - 1 tsp
Cilantro - 1 tbspn, chopped
Turmeric - a pinch
Salt as per taste
Oil - 1 tsp + more for cooking the patties
Burger Buns - 3
Lettuce - 3 leaves
Cheese Singles - 3
Cucumber - 9, cut into circles
Tomato - 9, cut into circles

*Omit this if you are using Green Chilies.

Heat a tsp of oil in a kadai and add the onions, garlic and green chilies(if using). Saute till the onions turn translucent. Switch it off. Now mix the sauteed onions, red chili powder(if using), cilantro, turmeric and salt.
Divide the mixture into 3 patties(depending upon the size of the burger). 
Heat a kadai and cook the patties with little oil till golden brown on both sides.
Toast the burger. Place the patties, cheese, cucumber, tomato and lettuce and serve it with tomato ketchup.