This is a completely innovative Fusion Burger dish with a blend of Indian and eastern flavors.
Makes 4 Burgers.
for the Burger
- 1 1/2 Cups crumbled Paneer
- 1 Boiled and Peeled Potato
- 1/2 Cup Grated Coconut
- 2 tablespoons Coconut Milk
- 2 tablespoons Chopped Fresh Coriander
- 1 teaspoon Grated Ginger
- 1 Green Chilli
- 1 Stalk of Lemon Grass (Peel outer stalk and chop the stalk into small pieces)
- 1/2 teaspoon Lemon Rind (Lightly grate the outer part of the lemon peel avoiding the inner white part)
- 1 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
- 1 teaspoon Coriander Seeds
- 1 teaspoon Crushed Pepper
- 1 teaspoon Salt
- 1 teaspoon Oil
for Peanut Relish
- 1 Tomato
- 2 inch Cucumber
- 2 tablespoons Grated Coconut
- 2 tablespoons Roasted Crushed Peanuts
- 2 tablespoons fresh Coriander
- 1 teaspoon Lemon Juice
- 1 Teaspoon Sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon chilli flakes
- 1 teaspoon Salt
- 1 teaspoon Pepper Powder
- 4 Buns cut into halves sideways
- Tomato Ketchup
- Oil to Toast the Buns
- 4 Tomato Slices
- Grated Cheese for Decoration
- Heat a pan and roast the Cumin Seeds, Coriander Seeds, grated Coconut, grated Ginger and Lemon Grass pieces. Remove into a bowl and add the green chillies, fresh coriander, lemon rind, coconut milk, salt and pepper. Then grind the mixture in a mixer or Mortar till it forms a thick paste.
- Mix this paste to the crumbled paneer and mashed potatoes. Your Cutlet Mixture is ready.
- Make 4 cutlets from the mixture.
- Heat a Tawa/Griddle with a little oil and roast the cutlets on both sides till done.
- Take another bowl to make the relish and mix finely chopped tomato, cucumber, grated coconut, peanuts, coriander leaves, lemon juice, sugar, chilli flakes, salt and pepper well together.
- Just before serving, lightly toast the half cut buns on a tawa/griddle with a bit of oil.
- To Serve, place a slice of tomato then the cutlets over the lower half of the bun, apply some ketchup on the cutlet then top with the Peanut relish and grated cheese, finally cover with the top half of the bun. Your Burgers are ready to Serve! Hope you enjoy them.
- You can substitute the relish with any other chutney or salsa of your choice.
- You can substitute the paneer with boiled chickpeas to give a different taste.