Tofu burger

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Total Time:
1.5 hours
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Asian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 - red onion, finely chopped
  • 200 gm - mushrooms, finely chopped
  • 350 gm - hard tofu
  • 2-3 cloves - garlic
  • 3-4 tbsp - cilantro
  • 200 gm - wholegrain bread crumbs
  • 1 heaped tbsp - tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp - balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp - chilli garlic sauce
  • 150 gm - wholegrain bread crumbs, extra
  • 6 - wholegrain bread rolls/pav
  • 1/2 cup - mayonnaise (eggless if you want)
  • Tomato slices or sun dried tomatoes in olive oil to taste
  • 60 gm - baby spinach leaves
  • Hot chilli sauce to serve

How to Make Tofu burger

  • In a pan, heat about a tsp of olive oil and saute the onions until soft.
  • Add the mushrooms, cook for another 3-4 minutes and cool slightly.
  • In a food processor, blend 250 gm of the tofu with garlic and cilantro.
  • Blend until smooth.
  • Transfer this to a bowl and stir in the onion-mushroom mixture, breadcrumbs, tomato paste, vinegar and hot sauce (or sweet chilli sauce).
  • Grate the remaining tofu and add it to this mixture.
  • Stir until well mixed and then refrigerate for about 30 minutes.
  • Divide this mixture into 6 patties, pressing together well.
  • Coat them well all around with the extra breadcrumbs.
  • In a pan, add some olive oil to coat the pan and shallow fry or pan fry the patties.
  • Preferably you would want 1 cm (1/2 inch) oil in a deep frying pan.
  • Cook them for 4-5 minutes on each side or until they are golden.
  • Make sure to turn them carefully to prevent them from breaking up.
  • Drain on paper towels (you can also season them with salt now).
  • Toast the bread.
  • Spread some mayonnaise on one side of each roll.
  • Layer with tomato slices - as many as you like.
  • Then add the tofu patty and top with spinach/rocket leaves.
  • You can drizzle some more of the chilli sauce.
  • Press it down with another roll with the spread facing below.
  • The burger is all dressed up and ready.
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