Thursday, February 16, 2012

Oats Vada Burger

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Oats vada burger!! or rather South Indian version of burger :)

This was one other dish that I tried for the cooking contest that happened last week. Combining the oats and vada batter was a serious challenge as I had said and this idea struck me when I wanted to make a western dish out of the said ingredients. The patty was crisp on the outer side and soft inside, just as perfect as we would love it for a burger.

A perfect healthy snack for kids and grown up kids as well :)

oats vada burger

Ingredients:

Burger buns – 3
Lettuce
Tomato
Onion
Mayonnaise
Tomato sauce
Cheese

For patty:

Oats – ½ cup
Potato – 1

Bengal gram dhall – 1 cup

Green chillies – 2
Bread crumbs
Oil – for frying

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Method:

To make patty:

Soak Bengal gram dhall for 1 hour in water. Grind the dhall coarsely without adding much of water.

Cook and mash potato smoothly.

Dry roast the oats for three mins.

Chop chillies finely.

Add the mashed potatoes, chillies and roasted oats to the Bengal gram batter and mix well until it rolls into dough.

Now make medium sized balls of dough and flatten it with the palm. Dip them in a plate of bread crumbs until they are well coated on all the sides.

Heat oil in a pan and fry until well cooked and golden brown on both the sides.

Assembling burger:

Cut the burger bun horizontally into two. Spread a little tomato ketchup and mayonnaise on both the halves.

Place a lettuce leaf on the lower half. Top it with a slice of onion and a slice of tomato. Place the above made patty and again a slice of tomato, onion, cheese singles and lettuce. Close the burger with the top half.

Enjoy burger with hot tea :)

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Written by: Nithya
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32 comments:

Tina said...

What a colourful clicks and background dear..Soooo beautiful. Burger sounds yummy and healthy.

Gayathri NG said...

Inviting burger and sounds delicious...Burger looks nice in BG red.

Fictitious Fashion said...

This is so interesting.. I love burgers but don't eat cos it is not at all healthy!! Dis sounds a lil healthy :)
THanks fr sharing
n one more thing.. I like the way you click pictures.. Great!!

Rekha shoban said...

colourful presentation!!healthy burger..looks perfect..pass me one!

Priyanka said...

Interesting choice. The pics are so colourful and beautiful.

Priya Sreeram said...

good one !

Jayasri Ravi said...

Lovely one , beautiful clicks

Chitra said...

Wow, its awesome. never got this idea. u made the burger more healthy with the oats patties.. :)

Sharmilee! :) said...

Loved the first click very much...oats vada burdger is a lovely idea...looks tempting

Kavitha Bhargav said...
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Padhu said...

Sounds interesting !

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Love the way you have presented this healthy burger

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Aarthi said...

This looks awesome and yummy

Aarthi
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NiVi said...

healthy veg burger :) i love it :)

Kalyani said...

wow healthy and delicious burger .......

Poornima Nair said...

The burger looks amazing, love the styling!

kitchen queen said...

very innovative and lovely tempting burger.

Suja Manoj said...

Beautiful clicks,burger looks so inviting,really healthy recipe.

Vimitha Anand said...

Clicks itself make me drool Nits... Nice healthy burger...

Zareena said...

mmmm.... mouth watering snaps ... Amazing burger. They look like vada pav. Perfect tea time snack.

Turmeric n Spice said...

love the colors....looks awesome

Vardhini said...

Interesting burger Nithya. Gorgeous presentation and clicks.

Vardhini
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Aruna Manikandan said...

wow...
Healthy and delicious burger nithi:)
pretty clicks.

Aruna Manikandan said...

wow...
Healthy and delicious burger nithi:)
pretty clicks.

anubhavati said...

Hi Nithya,

Been some time since i popped in as my comp had crashed. Looks very nice and crisp on the outside. Lovely presentation. Adding bengal gram? how was the tast???

Shobha

Archana said...

I do love your post both for the pictures and the post.

Love it a lot.

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prasanna venkatesh said...

highly interesting combination! the burgers look fantastic :-)

La @ FoodSlice said...

That burger doesn't look compromised in any way for turning it healthy. It actually looks more delicious than the one i order out. Great pics too

Parita said...

healthy and delicious burger..u got me hungry now :D

Love and other Spices said...

Been looking for some oats recipes and this is timely.Burger looks great.

indianspicemagic said...

Beautiful clicks and i love the background.

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