Vegetarian Burger (Aloo patties)

Burger is one such dish my daughter wanted me to try from long….So i tried for her and it really came out well .. She enjoyed it  ….. Veg burger with homemade burger patty recipe…… All time Popular and favorite snack. There’s nothing better than a home made burger. You can make this veg burger just in 15 minutes and you can also make it your own burgers with different spices and herbs.  You can also enjoy cutlets with tea at evening time. Learn how to make Vegetable Burgers.
Ingredients :
For veg patties / potato patties / aloo tikki:
Potato   2 ( big)
Green peas 2 tbsp
Capsicum 2 tsp finely chopped
Coriander powder 1/2 tbsp
Red chilli powder 1/2 tbsp
Cumin seed powder 1/2 tbsp
Salt to taste
Garam masala 2 pinch
Bread crumps 1/2 cup
Oil to fry
For corn flour – maida paste:
Maida 2 tsp
Corn flour 1 tsp
Water 1/4 cup
For burger sauce / mayo-tomato sauce:
Eggless mayonnaise sauce 2 tbsp
Tomato sauce 2 tbsp
Chilli sauce 2 tbsp
For burger assembling:
Burger bun 4 pieces
Tomato 2 sliced
Onion 2 sliced
Cheese slice 4
Burger stick 4

For making Corn-flour maida paste recipe:

Mix maida and corn flour in a wide bowl.
Add required water and make a smooth paste.
keep aside..
For making Burger sauce  recipe :
Take a  small bowl add mayonnaise  sauce , green chilli sauce & tomato sauce.
Mix well and  keep aside
For Making Aloo patties:

1) Boil the potatoes and peel the skin, Boil the green peas in hot water for 5 minutes and drain the water thoroughly.

2) Mash the potatoes and green peas with your hands nicely and add the finely chopped  capsicum, coriander powder, jeerapowder, salt, garam masala and  red chilli powder.

3) You can add finely chopped coriander leaves too.
4) Mix them nicely to form a firm mixture.If you feel the mixture is not firm, add 1-2 tblsp of all purpose flour(maida)
5) Now take a handful of mixture and give a nice round shape. slightly press uniformly to make patties. adjust the size according to the size of burger bun or you can shape it with round shape ring.
6) Dip each patty in corn-flour maida paste. cover on both the sides
7) Then coat the patty in breadcrumbs. alternatively, you can also use semolina / rava.
8) Heat oil for shallow frying. meanwhile, dust the excess bread crumbs. place them carefully in the medium hot oil
9) Then one side is golden, flip and fry the other side. drain the patty on kitchen paper towels to remove excess oil.

For making Aloo patty Burger:
1) Take a large burger bun and cut them half horizontally
2) Spread the burger sauce  or any dressing you are using on the down part of the bun.
3) Place a lettuce over it and press 9i didnt use in the pic)
4) Place the Aloo patty on it and place onion& tomato slice carefully on it
5) Place the cheese slice over the patty.
6) Apply burger sauce on the other half of burger bun (bottom part bun)
7) Close the buns tightly. You can insert a tooth pick too
8) Serve with tomato sauce !!!!!!

Khaman dhokla

Khaman dhokla is a delicious  Gujarati snack which is similar texture like cake is very popular in India….. Khaman dhokla are prepared and steamed till. It’s luffiest, softest, spongiest like idlis.. If you tried making dhokla but never got a fluffy and soft sure checkout this way…

  • For Dhokla :
  •  Besan/ Chickpea flour – 250 gms (1 & 1/2 cup)
  • Curd/Yogurt – 1/2 cup (not very sour)
  • Water – 1/2 cup
  • Cooking/Baking Soda – 1/2 tsp
  • For seasoning to be mixed to the batter (to be added just before cooking)
  • Oil – 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric a pinch
  • Green Chili paste – 1 – 2 (or as per taste)
  • Sugar – 1 tsp
  • Citric acid – quarter tsp (or lemon juice)
  • Eno – 1 small packet (green colour fruit lime) + some more for sprinkling on the plate
  • salt to taste
  • For tempering
  • Mustard Seeds
  • Little water + Oil to be topped on dhoklas

1) Mix first 1/2 cup curds with 1/2 water
2) Add the besan and mix well to get a lump less batter, the consistency should be of idli batter, more of dropping not pouring consistency.
3)Now take a steaming high sided plate and grease it well with oil. Set aside till use.
4)Slowly add more water if needed else, add the soda. Keep it aside to rise for 1 hour. To the batter mix in the citric acid, oil, salt, sugar, green chili paste and turmeric powder. Mix well. This has to be done just before pouring to the plate
5)Meanwhile have the pan on stove, and let the water start boiling. When the water reaches the rolling stage, you can mix the eno to the batter (Save little of eno for dusting on the plate), mix gently, you will see bubbles coming out.
6)Pour it immediately in the grease plate and pop into the steamer.
Steam it for 15 to 20 mins or till a tooth pick inserted comes out clean.
6) When the dhokla is steaming, make the green chutney. Take all ingredients in a blender and make into a smooth paste. Your green chutney is done. Set aside till serving.
7) Now After 20 mins remove the dhokla from the steamer and set aside. Now make the tempering, heat oil in a tadka pan, add in mustard, green chilli, asafoetida and let them sizzle for a min. Take it off the stove and Pour in water and mix them well.
8) Now drizzle this all over the dhokla, you can top it with coriander leaves and coconut.
9) Slice and Serve with green chutney.

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Oats upma recipe


A bowl of freshly cooked oats upma can be one of the healthiest options for breakfast to fight against diabetes .Regular oats with milk  can be very boring sometimes, that too when you are in a big crave for spicy start.  This version of oats upma could be one good recipe for everyone !!!!!


1 cup Oats (quacker)

i/2 cup Onion
2 Green Chilli
1/2 cup chopped vegetables  u like (Carrot ,Capsicum,peas, beans)
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
2 cup water
Salt – To Taste
1 cup Water
2 tsp Chopped Coriander Leaves
1 tsp Lemon Juice
2 tsp Oil
1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
1 tsp ground nut
Curry Leaves – 8-10
First take a pan roast oats for 2-3 minutes or until it start to be aromatic, take care not to burn it, keep aside
Now Peel and chop onion and finely chop carrot, capsicum, beans, green chilies, coriander leaves   and keep aside.
Now Heat oil in a pan, then add Mustard Seeds & ground nut saute until it becomes golden brown.
Add onion and fry until transparent. Add vegetables, green chillies  fry in medium flame for 2 minutes. Add a little salt just for the vegetables

Add the oats, salt and mix well for a minute. Add 1/2 cup water and mix well and cook covered for 2-3 minutes until all the water is absorbed and oats gets cooked.
Add coriander leaves, lemon juice  stir and off flame.
Cover the pan and let it sit for 5 minutes before serving.
Serve hot with sauce or chutney..I love it with mango pickle……


Healthy Oats Thepla

Here is a healthy options to kick start your day in a healthy way making this Flat Bread known as Theplas.  This is also a perfect food to be taken when you are travelling long distances or going on picnics as they are easy to pack and do not spoil easily and keep well for a few days. They are light on the stomach, healthy, nutritious and filling too at the same time.
1 cup Whole wheat flour (atta)
½ cup  Quaker Oats
1/4 tsp  Turmeric powder
1/2 tsp  Red chilli powder
1/4 tsp  Coriander powder
a pinch of asafoetida
chopped green chilly to taste

Salt to taste
2 tsp oil( 1tsp in dough and 1 while cooking)


To begin making the thepla Recipe Take a bowl Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and make a batter out of it
Set aside for 10 mins. Divide into 4-5 balls and roll into thin chapatis.

Now Sprinkle a drop of oil on a non-stick pan and cook till both the sides are crispy & golden
Now  the tasty and healthy Oats Thepla are ready to serve! Relish with your favourite gravy or chutney, curd ,  tomato sauce or curd !!!!

Oats Apple Kheer

Payasam or Kheer is a traditional Indian dessert that is served in weddings, made for festivals and so on. It is the simplest of Indian desserts that can be whipped up in a jiffy.  if needed and also chop the apple finely instead of grating.


1 cup Oats (quacker oats)

1 cup apple (unpeeled)

4 tsp Sugar

1 cup Milk
5 Almonds

5 Raisins
A pinch of Elaichi (cardamom) powder
Take a  non stick pan. Add oats and dry roast in a low heat till golden color. keep aside
Take the apple and cut into small pieces
Now take a bowl add apple&milk heat on medium flame by stirring in between for about 15 mins
Now add oats & Stir well.
Now Add sugar & cardamom powder and stir well to make sure there are no lumps.
Keep it on low flame for one minute.
Garnish with almonds and raisins.

Serve hot or u can freeze it also have chilled kheer which will be more tastier

Oats dosa

Instant Oat dosa is an easy recipe that is perfect for busy families. Sometimes you want to make something that is easy and hassle free and of course healthy. it is always healthy to start your day with a healthy breakfast. so i recommend you to serve oats dosa to supplement the required nutritions required in our diet. oats dosa is often served with  chutney of your choice
Ingredients :
1 cup  Quacker Oats
1 cup rice flour
1/2 cup urad dhal
1/2 tsp Baking soda
Salt as required
Method :
Dry rice & urad dhal make a powder and keep aside
Dry roast oats, until it is slightly hot to touch.Powder it and keep it aside.
Now add rice & urad powder add water and make a batter adding oats powder and salt
Make a batter similar to idli batter.Let it sit for 15 minutes.(The batter should neither be thick nor thin but should be of dropping consistency.)
Heat dosa tawa till smoky hot, sprinkle little water, allow the water to evaporate, then pour the batter with a laddle and spread it to a thin round layer with the base of the laddle. You can use even a stainless steel cup instead of a ladle.
Spread little oil around the edges of dosa and allow it to fry on a medium flame till the dosa is ready to flip to the other side.
Flip the dosa to the other side and toast for a min or 2, this step is optional.
Serve hot with any chutney of your choice

Instant oats besan dosa

Oats has become a common ingredient in every kitchen these days. With so many different types & flavours of oats available in the market the possibilities of creating new varieties of Indian recipes is unbelievable. I have decided to create my very own Indian recipes using oats in unique ways. Oats besan dosa is a tasty dosa recipe which can be served as a snack or as a breakfast item. If you are bored of having oats porridge everyday, for a change you can make this dosa !!!!
1 cup oats (  Quakers brand )
1/2 Besan flour
1/4 tsp  Turmeric powder
1/2 tsp  Red chilli powder
1/4 tsp  Coriander powder
a pinch of asafoetida
1/2 tsp Cooking soda/ baking powder
salt to taste
2 tsp oil( 1tsp in dough and 1 while cooking)
Take a  bowl, mix together oats, besan, , turmeric powder, jeera , salt, cooking soda and needed water to make a batter. I added a little more than 1/2 cup of water. The batter should not be too thin nor too thick, so adjust water accordingly. Taste the batter to check for salt.
Now take a non stick tawa, when the tawa is well heated (check it by sprinkling water on the tawa), reduce the flame to medium and pour a ladle of batter and spread it in a circular motion. Drizzle a tsp of oil around the dosa.
When it is cooked, flip it over to the other side. Once the other side is cooked, remove from tawa and serve hot with any chutney of your choice

Oats Crunchy Cutlet

 I have been getting few requests for Snacks using Oats from my readers and hence I had come up with an Oats Tikki recipe which is an easy and healthy snack. I have included oats in my breakfast in many interesting options and now slowly started to include them in various varieties other than breakfast.  Oats cutlet is a healthy and easy snack made with oats, potato and spices. It is a perfect tea time snack and also a nutritious after school snack for kids !!!!
1 cup oats flour
1 tsp red chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/4 tsp  Coriander powder
1 boiled potato
1/2 cup onion (grated)
1/2 cup carrot (grated)
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
1 green chilly (finely chopped)

a bunch of coriander leaves (finely chopped)
1 spring curry leaves
2 tsp Oil for frying cutlet
salt to taste
a pinch of asafoetida


First Boil, peel off potatoes smash and keep aside …

Take a bowl add oats ,potato,onion, carrot, all dry powders, ginger garlic paste mix all Make smooth and soft dough. Cover it and let it rest for 15 minutes.After 15 minutes Roll the dough and stuff it with the mixture and roll it again..

Now divide the dough into a big roll and cut it

I use the cookie cutter to make them into heart shape.

Now heat a pan or tawa add 1 or 2 tsp oil and place 4 to 6 tikki ( depend on ur pan size), do not crowd then and cook in medium flame until golden brown.

Flip cutlet to another side add again oil and cook until olden brown again , drain in kitchen with towel  and do for remaining batch

Serve with tomato sauce!!!!

Oats Idly

Oats provides us with a wide range of health benefits. Oats are a storehouse of essential vitamins and minerals. Even research studies have proved that including oats in our regular diet provides us with many health benefits. Oats are high in fiber and help to reduce cholesterol. It is also considered to be beneficial for diabetic patients and people who want to reduce weight Oats idly is the instant version of making idli. These are simple, quick to make yet delicious and nutritious idlis. 
1 cup  Quacker Oats

1 cup rice flour

1/2 cup urad dhal

   1/2 tsp Baking soda
Salt as required

Dry rice & urad dhal make a powder and keep aside
Dry roast oats, until it is slightly hot to touch.Powder it and keep it aside.
Now add rice & urad powder add water and make a batter adding oats powder and salt.. Make a batter similar to idli batter.Let it sit for 15 minutes.(The batter should neither be thick nor thin but should be of dropping consistency.) Bring water to boil, grease the idli moulds with oil and pour a ladle of batter into the idly mould. Steam for 15 minutes or until the idlis are cooked. After it cools slightly, remove the idli from the   mould and serve hot with any chutney or sambar of your choice…..

Note -Oats idli tastes best when it is hot with any variety of chutneys we like …..I love with green chutney ..My kids love oats  idly very much


oats khichdi

Oats cooked with a lot of vegetables make a nutritious khichdi, which is very helpful for weight loss and a perfect health.
1 cup Quacker oats
1 cup Yellow Moong dhal
1 cup onions.(finely chopped)
2 Tomatoes.(finely chopped)
1 cup chopped carrot, capsicum & beans and  peas,
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
1 tsp Chili powder.
1 tsp Coriander powder
1 tsp Garam masala powder
1/4 tsp Asafetida.
1/4 Mustard seeds
1/4 Cumin seeds
Curry leaves .
Salt as per taste


First wash the yellow moong dal under running cold water till water runs clear.
Soak them in enough water for 15-20 minutes and then drain the water. Meantime prep other ingredients for khichdi.
Heat the oil in a pressure cooker on medium heat. Once hot add Asafetida.& mustard seeds and let them pop. Then add cumin seeds and let them sizzle.Now add curry leaves. It may splutter.
Immediately add chopped onions fry till it turns pink color
Now add ginger paste and green chili.Cook for a minute or till the raw smell of ginger goes away.
Add rest of the veggies (tomato, peas,capsicum,beans, carrot). Mix well ..cook for a minute or two

Now Add red chili powder, turmeric powder, Garam masala &coriander powder and salt.

Stir well cook for a minute then add oats & drained moong dal ..Mix well add water
Cover the pressure cooker with lid, put the weight on. Cook it for 2 whistles on medium heat. After that turn off the stove and let the pressure go down by itself. Then open the lid. You will notice the dal is almost mushy and khichdi has thick runny consistency.

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot…..