Thursday, October 11, 2012

Corn Burger With Fresh Herbed Wholewheat Buns

The American culture is synonymous with fast food. Burgers are easy to pack and carry along on short trips filling you up with energy. Children would love it and this burger has a healthy twist

Burger bun preparation


  • 2 cups wholewheat flour
  • 1 tbsp yeast
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 4 tbsp warm milk
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1 tsp chopped garlic
  • 1/2 tsp dry oregano
  • 1/2 tsp dry parsley
  • 1/2 tsp chilli flakes
  • 1 tbsp coriander chopped / cilantro
  • 3-4 tbsp milk (for brush)
  • 1/2 tsp sesame seeds to sprinkle
Step 1: Making the Dough

In a big bowl add yeast,sugar,salt n warm water let it sit for 10 min. It will become foamy. Then add oil , milk,chilly flakes,chopped garlic and chopped cilantro n all dry herbs and mix nicely. Then add flour slowly 1/2 cup at a time n stir with spatula. Then take it out of the bowl n on a lightly floured surface knead it for 5 min n then make it into a ball. Grease it with oil then put it in a bowl n cover with a damp cloth n let it
sit for 1 hr or till it become double .

Step 2: Shaping
After a hour or till the dough become double.Take it out n punch it in the center to take all the air out.Now divide the dough into six parts n shape it into six to eight balls accordingly n let it sit for another 30 min in a warm to proove.

Step 3: Baking

Preheat the oven at 210 celsius , brush the buns with milk and sprinkle some sesame and bake these buns for 15 min or till they golden brown. 

Once burger buns cools store in airtight container. It will last for 4 days.

Preparing the corn cutlets

  • 1 cup fresh / frozen corn
  • 2 bread slices
  • 2 tbsp chopped mint
  • 2 tbsp chopped coriander
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 1 green chilli
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp amchur powder
  • 2-3 tbsp milk
  • oil for frying
  • 1/2 tsp fennel seeds/sauf
  • salt to taste

Boil the corn and make a coarse paste and keep aside. Make a fine paste coriander,mint,ginger and green chilli and keep aside

Break the bread slices roughly and grind in a mixie for a few second to get bread crumbs

1 tsp oil in a pan add fennel seeds once it crackles and the above prepared coriander paste and fry for a minute. Then add the sweet corn paste and all the masala and mix nicely.Switch off the flame.

Once it cools add the bread crumbs and mix nicely if the mixture is dry add little milk.Now divide it into medium size balls and shape it into a patty. Head a little oil and shallow fry each patty on both the sides till golden brown.

Preparation of Hari Chutney
  •     1 cup cilantro
  •     1/2 cup mint leaves
  •     1 tsp lemon juice
  •     1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  •     2 green chillies
  •     2 garlic pods
  •     salt to taste
Make a fine past of above ingredient,check the consistency add water if needed. Hari chutney is ready to use

Assembly of burger

  • 6 burger buns
  • slices of onions
  • slices of tomatoes
  • slices of cucumber
  • 6 corn patty
  • 6 tsp hari chutney
Slice the burger bun horizontally.Lightly butter and toast on a pan till crisp on both the sides. 

Take one half of bun on the serving plate, then put a tomato slice,cucumber slices,onion slices,corn patty, 1 tsp hari chutney and cover with top half of the bun on the top.

Serve hot.

1.To make it more flavorful feel free to add, cheese slice, mayonnaise, mustard sauce, lettuce leaves 

2.While making buns yeast proofing is very important if it is not activated properly then discard and again try the yeast proofing otherwise all your efforts will go to waste.

3.To check if the  buns are baked properly or not tap the bottom of bun and it should sound hollow.


VineelaSiva said...

OMG what a healthy combo dear.

PT said...

a healthy homemade burger sounds very interesting and delicious too..

Subhashini said...

healthy and yummy

ANU said...

uhuuuu awesome wholesome burger...luv the perfct buns and the healthy yumy patty...gud job dear!

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Priya said...

Omg, you have made it super prefectly..Corn burger looks fabulous.

సిరి said...

moutwatering burger buns..

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Shabitha Karthikeyan said...

Making burger from scratch needs lot of patience. Good one Satya !!

Madhavi said...

Love this burger...looks awesome!!!

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Perfect looking burger...looks yum...

WeR SAHM said...

wow such a sumptuous burger and delicious procedure...nice write up dear satya...

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Swathi Iyer said...

Delicious Bun and patties.

Sangeetha Nambi said...

Its tempting me to taste it immediately... Can u parcel it for me :P

Fresca Pizaeria Chennai said...

yes absolutely i hope it is really great home made snack food thanks a lot to share this dish :)

Maayeka said...

Loved this!home made with corn tikki..wonderful combo!

Vimitha Anand said...

Very healthy and filling burgers...

Hamaree Rasoi said...

delicious looking buns and it needs patience...yummy filling too...

srividhya Ravikumar said...

Delicious and healthy burger...

Arti said...

Loved the healthy twist you have given to the recipe, Satya. Generally we associate burgers with fast food otherwise. I am a big fan of the breads and buns that you keep baking at home. Lovely presentation as always :)

Julie said...

Delicious filling burgers with home made buns,yummy!!
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radha said...

You made everything from scratch! That is stupendous. Love the corn cutlets.


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