Veg Burger | Veggie Burger | Red kidney Beans Patty Burger

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A patty in a burger can be made using any combination of veggies. We were on a short trip to Las Vegas when I had this red kidney patty burger there. It was yummy in every bite. Since then I wanted to try this delicious veg burger. Didn’t had courage or time to try this as I was not sure of the outcome. 😀 But trust me the outcome was more than expected. 🙂 Happy Me and Happy Tummy. 🙂

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Though I rarely eat Burger but I always loved the burger patty 😀 During my graduation days me and my friends, we frequently used to visit McDonald’s as it was kind of our second adda after Vyanjan (a fast food joint). 🙂 We always end up ordering Mac Alu-tikki burger as it was one of our favorite and the most cheapest one. 😀 After graduation I moved to another city for post graduation and I hardly remember having burger after that. Not sure whether because it was due to not having those friends to share the burger or some other reason. But I had chicken burger few times at KFC. 😉 Though that’s too much for me as I can’t eat that whole by myself.

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This homemade burger is much better and fresh than those at fast food centers. Do try this at home and let me know the outcome. 🙂

Ingredients:

  • 4 Burger buns
  • 4-5 Tbsp ketchup
  • Cucumber slices as needed
  • Tomato slices as needed
  • Onion rings as needed
  • Lettuce leaves as needed

For Sauce/ dressing

  • 3 Tbsp greek yogurt
  • 1 1/2 Tsp mustard powder
  • 1/2 Tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 Tsp regular vinegar/ apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tsp tomato ketchup

For Patties

  • 1 cup soaked red kidney beans
  • 1 small boiled potato
  • 1 small boiled carrot
  • 2-3 finely chopped green chilies
  • 2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 Tbsp red chili powder
  • 1 Tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 Tsp coriander powder
  • 1 Tsp garam masala
  • Salt as required
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp corn flour+ water batter in a bowl (thick consistency), for dipping patties
  • 1 Cup bread crumbs in a bowl, for dipping patties
  • Oil for shallow frying

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Recipe:

For Sauce/ dressing

Step 1- Take greek yogurt in a bowl and add all the sauce ingredients to it and mix well. Sauce is ready. Keep aside for later use

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For Patties

Step 1- Boil red kidney beans with 2 cups of water and salt as required until soft and tender. Let the red kidney beans cool down completely

Step 2- Mash the red kidney beans completely and add boiled potato, boiled carrot, green chilies, ginger and coriander leaves. Again mash all the ingredients

Mix red chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, garam masala and salt as required. Mix along with bread crumbs

Divide the mixture into large equal portions and shape them into patties

Step 4- Dip each patty into corn flour mixture and coat them well with bread crumbs. Do this for the rest of the patties and set them aside for a while

Step 5- Heat oil in a pan and shallow fry the patties from both the sides until golden brown and crisp

Assembling the burger

Take lower slice of a bun, spread some ketchup. Place the patty and spread some sauce/ dressing and place onion rings, cucumber slice, tomato slice and required lettuce leaves. Place the other slice of the bun. Veg burger is ready.

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Kachche Kele Ka Kofta | Raw Banana Curry | Restaurant Style Kele Ka Kofta

This Kofta curry is my favorite among all the kofta curry’s I have ever tried. This dish is actually time consuming as we have to prepare kofta, deep fry it and then preparing the  curry but trust me this is worth trying. I can count on my finger tips the times I have bought raw bananas. Most of the time I ended up preparing kofta or tikki from it. 😛 Though never got chance to share the recipe with you all because it was gone even before clicking pictures. 😀 But today I decided to share the recipe and here it is. 🙂

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This creamy restaurant style kele ka kofta is very easy to make but a bit time consuming. So whenever you have time MUST try this kofta recipe. I would you suggest to prepare this for your guests as they will love this dish and be ready to receive the compliments. 😉 😀

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Serve this melt in mouth kofta dish with roti/ paratha or rice and enjoy the lip smacking kofta curry. Happy tummy…happy you. 😀

Serves 4-5

Ingredients:

For Koftas

  • 3 Boiled raw bananas
  • 1/2 Cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 Tbsp finely chopped spring onion
  • 2-3 Finely chopped green chillies
  • 1 Tbsp finely chopped garlic
  • 1 Tsp finely chopped ginger
  • 2 Tbsp chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 Tbsp red chilli powder
  • 1 Tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 Tsp cumin pepper powder
  • 1 Tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 Tsp garam masala
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • Salt as required
  • Oil for deep frying

For Gravy

  • 1 Large onion, chopped
  • 1 Medium tomato, chopped
  • 4-5 Garlic cloves, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 Inch ginger, roughly chopped
  • 1/4 Cup cashew nuts
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1/2 inch cinnamon stick
  • 3-4 Green cardamoms
  • 1 Tbsp black peppercorns
  • 1 Tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 Tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 Tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 Tsp garam masala
  • 1 Tbsp kasuri methi
  • Salt as required
  • 2-3 Tbsp oil

Other raw banana posts- Kachche Kele Ka Kofta- Mustard Gravy, Raw Banana Tikki, Banana Chips

Learn Step By Step Recipe With Pictures For Kachche Kele Ka Kofta | Raw Banana Curry 

Recipe:

Step 1- In a mixing bowl take boiled bananas and mash them well. Add all the kofta ingredients, leaving oil aside

Step 2- Combine all the ingredients well and make a smooth dough like mixture. Divide the mixture into small portions and roll to a ball. Do this for the rest mixture

Step 3- Heat oil in a deep pan and when the oil is hot fry the balls till golden brown and remove on kitchen towel to remove the excess oil. Keep the koftas aside

Step 4- In a pan/ kadhai heat 2tbsp oil and add bay leaf, cinnamon stick, black peppercorns, green cardamoms and cumin seeds. Sauté for 20secs. Then add cashew nuts, onion, ginger-garlic, tomato and some salt. Fry them for 3-4mins on high flame

Step 5- When the onion-tomato looks translucent, remove them in a plate and let it cool. Then take grind them to a smooth paste

Step 6- In the same pan/kadhai heat 1tbsp oil and the masala paste to the pan. Cook the masala for 6-8mins on medium flame and then add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala and salt as required. Again cook for 2mins and then turn off the flame. Add kasuri methi and koftas to the gravy

Serve this as a side dish to roti/ paratha or rice and some salad and make your tummy happy. 🙂 Do try this recipe and let me know your feedback 🙂

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Dubki Wale Aloo | Mathura Ke Dubki Wale Aloo

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A dish which is very popular and one of my favorite dish straight from Mathura, U.P (Uttar Pradesh) Dubki Wale Aloo”, this curry is specially served with khasta kachori in Mathura and in North India. Imagine a beautiful rainy morning and having Khasta kachori with this dubki wale aloo and adrak wali chaiSounds interesting…yeah? Well my weekend was kind of like this. 😀 I just replaced the kachori with masala poori. 

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This is a very simple curry for those days when you don’t want to prepare an elaborate meal or you’re running short of time to prepare a wholesome meal. Try this curry as a side dish to rice, roti/ paratha. Almost everything was added on the go and the curry was ready in less than 20-25mins. If you are making this curry I would suggest you to serve with poori/ bedmi poori/ masala poori or with khasta dal kachori for breakfast with a garma-garam chai ka cup 🙂 and enjoy the delicacy of Mathura.

Other related posts: Khasta Urad Dal Kachori, Aloo Kachori, Aloo-Matar Kachori, Sooji Kachori, Samosa

Serves 4

Ingredients:

  • 2 Tbsp ghee
  • 4 Medium boiled potatoes
  • 1 Large tomato puree
  • 1/2 Tsp ginger powder
  • 1/2 Tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 Tsp red chili powder
  • 1 Tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 Tsp amchur/ dry mango powder
  • 2 Tbsp chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 Tbsp kasuri methi/ dry fenugreek leaves
  • Salt as required

For tempering

  • 1 Tbsp ghee
  • Pinch of hing/ asafoetida
  • 2 Dry red chili
  • 1 Tsp kashmiri red chili powder

Learn Step By Step Recipe With Pictures For Dubki Wale Aloo | Mathura Ke Dubki Wale Aloo

Recipe:

Step 1- Heat ghee in a deep pan/ kadhai and add the tomato puree, turmeric powder and ginger powder. Give it a mix and fry for few seconds and then add red chili powder, garam masala and amchur. Cook the masala for 2-3minutes on medium flame

Step 2- Meanwhile the masala is getting cooked, peel and cut the boiled potatoes in cubes. When the masala starts leaving oil from side add salt. Mix in the cubed potatoes and chopped coriander leaves and cook this for 2-3mins

Step 3- Add 1/2 to 1 cup water, as you like the consistency. And cook the curry for 8-10mins on medium flame. Add some kasuri methi to the curry and turn off the flame

Step 4- Heat ghee in a tempering pan and add cumin seeds and hing. When they start to splutter add dry red chili and turn off the flame. Lastly add the kashmiri red chili powder and add this tadka to the curry

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Masala Poori | Spicy Poori

Poori, the one item which is ALWAYS there in the menu during any festival, big or small occasions. Like it’s mandatory to have poori in the menu. 😀 This is one of the most versatile recipe which can be made in various ways and can be served with any curry. You can make poori sweet or spicy. AND it can be eaten in breakfast/ brunch/ lunch or dinner.

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Poori’s are mainly served with potato curry in EVERY part of India. Trust me no meal can be more tempting and comforting than this. 🙂 As it’s summer so I rarely cook deep fried food but when it comes to making poori JUST ignore the weather and enjoy the meal 😀 Today when I was wondering what to cook for breakfast that’s when my dear husband asked me to prepare Poori and potato curry for lunch as the Shravan month has started and we can’t have non-vegetarian meal so what’s better that Poori- potato curry to enjoy sunday 😛

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Though I am not bored of eating same old poori every time but this spicy poori is a nice variation to the regular one. Just add some spices, knead n knead and knead..deep fry and it’s ready. Yeah it’s as simple as that. 😀

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Serves 2-3

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 Cup wheat flour
  • 1 Tsp carom seeds
  • 1 Tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 Tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 Tsp cumin-coriander powder
  • 1/2 Tsp black pepper powder (optional)
  • salt as required
  • 1 Tbsp oil
  • Oil for deep frying

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Learn Step By Step Recipe With Pictures For Masala Poori | Spicy Poori

Recipe:

Step 1- In a mixing bowl take wheat flour and add red chili powder, turmeric powder, cumin-coriander powder, carom seeds and salt. Mix the spices with the flour and add oil. Mix again and then knead with water. Knead to a firm dough and keep aside for 20-25mins

Step 2- Divide the dough into small equal balls and roll to a medium size circle using little oil

Step 3- Heat oil in a kadhai/ deep pan until medium hot. To check drop a small piece of dough. Slid the pooris and deep fry in hot oil from both the sides until golden

Remove the pooris on kitchen towel to remove the excess oil

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Crispy Tandoori Chicken Drumsticks

There are few dishes which EVERYONE should try at least once (Obviously we Indian are fond of it, so exclude us from the “everyone’s” list 😛 ) In my knowledge pretty much EVERY Indian restaurants in USA have Tandoori Chicken in their menu. I love going to Indian buffets just because they serve tandoori chicken. 😛 This is one of the dish I probably had countless times whether it is a buffet or made to order. If I am going to a Indian restaurants this is always my first order. 😀

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I have made Tandoori chicken several times and every time got different taste because I just can’t follow the same recipe every time. 😀 Needless to say, I am no expert in cooking Tandoori chicken but this recipe is really really amazing with crispy outside and melt in mouth, juicy from inside. Heaven in each bite. 🙂 😀 Do try once and let me know your feedback.

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You can make this Tandoori chicken for you in-house party, for guests or on weekends. Make ahead of time and before serving broil in oven for few mins. And serve with mint-coriander chutney and garnish with some onion rings and lemon wedges. Enjoy the crispy tandoori chicken. 🙂

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Yields 6/ Serves 2-3

Ingredients:

  • 6 Chicken drumsticks
  • 1/2 Cup greek yogurt/ thick yogurt
  • 8-9 Garlic cloves, roughly chopped
  • 1 Inch ginger, roughly chopped
  • 2 Tbsp lemon
  • 1 Tbsp red chili powder
  • 1 Tsp kashmiri red chili powder
  • 1 Tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 Tsp garam masala
  • 1 Tbsp tandoori masala
  • 1 Tbsp coriander powder
  • Salt as required

Learn Step By Step Recipe With Pictures For Crispy Tandoori Chicken Drumsticks

Recipe:

Step 1- Heat a pan and toast all the spices together until fragrant. This step really gives a nice flavor to the tandoori chicken and enhances its taste

Step 2- Take ginger-garlic, yogurt, toasted spices, lemon juice and salt in a blender and pulse until smooth

Step 3- Using a knife make slits in chicken drumsticks. This helps the drumsticks to marinade well and absorb the spices well. Pour the mixture over drumsticks

Toss the drumsticks with the marinade masala and refrigerate for 6-7hrs

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Step 4- Pre-heat oven at 400ºF at least for 10mins. Grease a baking tray/ foil with some oil/ butter and bake the chicken drumsticks for 20-25mins. Then turn the drumsticks and bake from another side for 20mins. Serve and enjoy

You can also bake the drumsticks on oven rack. Just line a aluminum foil under the rack

Garnish it with chopped onion rings, lemon wedges and some fresh salad. And serve with mint-coriander chutney.

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Oatmeal Pancake

Admit it, we all love recipes that are easy to make in the morning and which is healthy too. This is exactly that recipe. All you need is the VERY BASIC ingredients. Trust me when I say I don’t like to eat Oats (If not masala oats obviously). But how about you make something deliciously wonderful from the same oats? 😀 Great Idea…Isn’t it? 😉

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These Pancakes are made with oats and are gluten free. So enjoy these healthy pancakes on weekdays/ weekends whenever you want. As these pancakes are not so sweet so you can top it with your favorite syrup. I like mine with chocolate syrup. 🙂 Yum Yum…Yummy 🙂

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Yields 4-5

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 Cup oats
  • 1/4 Tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 Tsp baking powder
  • 1 Tsp cinnamon powder
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Cup milk
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp butter/ oil
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 Tsp vanilla essence

Learn Step By Step Recipe With Pictures  For Oatmeal Pancakes

Recipe:

Step 1- In a grinder take oats and powder them to a fine flour

Step 2- In a bowl whisk eggs, milk, butter, sugar and vanilla essence together. Add baking powder, salt and cinnamon powder to oats flour and mix

Add the liquid mixture to the flour and combine well. The batter should be thick yet flowing

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Step 3- Heat a pan and grease it with some oil. Pour a scoop of batter, do not spread it much. Spread a bit and let it cook on medium flame until done and then flip. Sprinkle some oil/ butter and cook from the other side too

You can serve it with any syrup of your choice. and enjoy the fresh homemade pancakes. 🙂

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Watermelon Smoothie | Watermelon Drink

29th June 2016…This Day That Year- I started my blog.:) I can’t believe it’s already been a year since I started blogging. Cooking has always been my passion but cooking daily- then photography-to writing the recipes was something very unexpected from me. 😀 I never thought I would survive or would even complete 2-3months but not only I survived but won some super awesome readers like you all. 🙂 Am so GLAD. 🙂 It’s been a SUPER AWESOME exciting and fun filled year of blogging and I am sure I will keep posting wonderful recipes in coming years too. 🙂 Now I sooo love cooking, taking pictures and then sharing the recipes. And for this, All the credit goes to my dearo hubby. And thanks for this beautiful card 🙂

Foodfrenzy-Jyo’s Kitchen completed one blissful year.

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I would like to thank my Husband for motivating me to start my own blog 🙂  Thanks to all my readers. You support and encouragement is what keeps me motivated to share all these wonderful recipes.

Usually we make sweets to celebrate anything but as I can feel the hotness 😉 in CA weather so I had to make something cool and refreshing. 😀  To celebrate this Blog Anniversary I made this super healthy drink which is very simple to make and is also very appealing to eyes. Summer is the favorite season for cool drinks.

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Watermelon Drink/ Juice made with fresh fruits will keep you refreshing the whole day. Beat the heat with this mind refreshing drink. 😀

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Ingredients:

  • 2 Cups roughly chopped watermelon (seedless)
  • 1 Tbsp kosher salt
  • 5-6 Ice cubes
  • 4-5 slices of lemon
  • Handful of blueberries
  • 8-10 Thin kiwi slices
  • Cubed watermelons for topping

Recipe:

Take a ice tray and randomly add kiwi, blueberries or any other fruit slices with water and let it freeze. Use these beautiful and flavorful ice instead of plain ice.

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In a blender take roughly chopped watermelon pieces, kosher salt and ice. Blend until smooth. Shake well before serving and add some fresh cubed watermelons, blueberries and lemon slices

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