Brown Basmati Bean Burgers

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Bread Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 250gm - brown basmati rice
  • 25gm - butter
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 small green capsicum, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp - ground paprika
  • 1 tsp - ground cumin
  • 1 tsp - ground coriander
  • 1 tsp - dried oregano
  • 420gm - can red kidney beans, drained
  • 50gm - mature cheddar cheese, grated
  • 50gm - cashew nuts or peanuts, chopped
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • Dried breadcrumbs for coating
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Salt and ground black pepper

How to Make Brown Basmati Bean Burgers

  • Slightly overcook rice until softened.
  • Drain, season, and cool in a large saucepan.
  • Heat butter and oil.
  • Gently fry onion, capsicum, and garlic for 10 minutes.
  • Stir in spices and oregano. Cook for some more time.
  • Puree half of the kidney beans in a food processor and chop the remaining beans.
  • Mix rice into vegetables with bean puree, chopped beans, cheese, nuts, 1 egg, and seasoning.
  • Chill until firm.
  • Shape into 8 burgers.
  • Dip it in the remaining beaten egg and coat well with breadcrumbs.
  • Heat oil in a deep fat fryer to 180 degree C.
  • Fry until crisp and golden for 3-4 minutes.
  • Drain and serve with tomato sauce.