Moong Sprout Apple Burger Recipe

Moong Sprout Apple Burger recipe – (Makes 6)

6 small burger buns
butter to spread on the buns
2 cubes cheese (grated)
1 apple (cut into round slices)
juice of ½ lemon

2 boiled potatoes (mashed or grated)
½ cup moong sprouts
1 tbsp butter
1 onion – finely chopped
1 tbsp tomato ketchup
1 tsp salt, or to taste
¼ tsp amchoor, ½ tsp roasted cumin powder, ½ tsp garam masala
1 slice of bread (dipped in water and squeezed well)

1.Wash moong sprouts and pressure cook with ¼ cup of water and ¼ tsp of salt till one whistle. Remove from fire and keep aside.

2.Heat 1 tbsp butter and fry onions till light pink.

3.Add the steamed sprouts and stir fry for a minute. Remove from fire.

4.Add the potatoes, tomato ketchup, cheese, cumin power, garam masala, amchoor and salt. Mix well.

5.Make small cutlets, according to the size of the buns.

6.Fry the cutlets in some oil and keep aside.

7.Cut the buns into half. Spread butter generously on both pieces and press on a hot tawa to make them light brown.

8.Put a cutlet on the bun.

9.Cut an apple into round slices and sprinkle some lemon juice on them. Put a round slice of apple on the bun.

Tip – You may microwave the sprouts instead of using the pressure cooker. Put them in a plastic bag along with a little water and microwave for 2 minutes.

Savoury Lollipops – (Makes 8)

6 ice cream sticks or wooden spoons
½ cup kala channa –
2 potatoes (boiled and mashed)
2 slices of bread (crumbled)
1 tbsp tomato ketchup
1 tsp salt
½ tsp garam masala
½ tsp red chilli powder
¼ tsp amchoor

1.Soaked the channas. Pressure cook channas till soft. If there is any water left, cook on fire till almost dry.

2.Remove from fire and cool. Grind the channas to a paste.

3.Mix potatoes, bread, ketchup, salt, garam masala, red chilli powder and amchoor.

4.Make balls and insert a stick in each.

5.Flatten the ball on the stick.

6.Shallow fry in hot oil till golden.

Tip – Use brown bread in this recipe. Brown bread is more nutritious. For soaking the channas use just enough water for soaking and boiling. This ensures that nutrients are not lost. Fry one at a time so that the lollipops don’t break.

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