Gluten Free Veggie Burgers
Deliciously simple to make, these gluten free veggie burgers feature quinoa, Indian spices and Indianlife Chutney.
Summer is the season for healthy outdoor cooking and BBQ! These tasty burgers are perfect for those on gluten-free diets and features quinoa, a versatile “superfood” rich in vegetarian protein. Quinoa is gluten free grain, and paired with potatoes, veggies and Indianlife Cilantro Chutney, it makes a delicious burger non-vegetarians will also enjoy.
4 medium boiled potatoes, mashed
1 small carrot, finely chopped
1 cup green peas
1 cup onions, finely chopped
1 teaspoon finely grated ginger
2 teaspoons crushed green chillies
1 tablespoon chopped coriander
salt to taste
juice of 1 lime
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1/4 cup of cooked quinoa
1 tablespoon gram or garbanzo flour*
2 tablespoons oil
Indianlife cilantro chutney
Gluten free burger buns
steam all the vegetables for 20 minutes
mash the vegetables
mix the mashed potatoes, vegetables and the cooked quinoa
heat oil and add cumin seeds and onions, sauté for a couple of minutes
add the vegetable mixture and cook on low heat for 6-8 minutes.
Add salt, ginger, green chillies, coriander, lime juice, gram flour and mix really well
Take sufficient mixture in the palm of your hand and shape into rounds
Brush a non-stick frying pan lightly with oil and cook each burger on both sides until golden brown
*Gram flour is a made from ground chickpeas or chana dahl. It is also known as chickpea or garbanzo flour.
To serve, slice the buns in halves, toast them
Spread the Indian life coriander chutney on the bun
Arrange lettuce leaves, then one burger, one onion slice and two tomato slices