Spiced Moong Bean Patty's

I can’t believe I haven’t posted a burger recipe on here yet! It seems especially ridiculous considering I rave about vegan burgers, and make them all of the time!

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Moong Bean Patty's
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Serves: 10 patties
  • 1 pack of Satvik Green Moong Dhal
  • 1 medium sized onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 200ml vegetable oil
  • 3 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • ¼ tsp ground cumin
  •  ¼ cup Besan (chickpea) flour
  1. Prepare Satvik Foods Green Moong Dhal according to packet instructions - except reduce the specified amount of water from 4 cups to 3 cups. We need a thicker consistency then a traditional Dhal to make our burger Patty's
  2. Roughly chop the onion and the garlic cloves and place them in a blender or food-processor. Add vegetable oil, tomato paste and soy sauce. Blitz until you have a smooth, thin paste or sauce.
  3. Add this mixture to your cooked dhal.
  4. Cook the mixture for 5 more minutes then take it off the hob and start mixing in the flour. Roll the dough-like mixture into balls and then flatten them into burger patties. If the dough is too soft to work with add a little bit more flour.
  5. Now you have to choose from 3 different baking methods.
  6. You can either fry the patties in (a generous amount) of oil in a pan, which makes them crispy outside with a soft centre.
  7. Or you can bake them in a pre-heated oven at 180˚C for 25 minutes, then flip the patties and bake them for another 15 minutes.
  8. The third option is baking them first and then frying them in a pan to make them extra crispy.
  9. I kept it simple and just had them in a seeded bun with scoop of mustard and ketchup, and any salad of your choice. Enjoy!


Serving suggestion: swap out your bread roll with iceberg lettuce. The crisp, fresh lettuce compliment the hearty spiced burger. Serve with crispy crumbed zucchini fries. Yum!

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