Spinach and Corn Open Burger Video by Tarla Dalal

You would surely have tried open sandwiches. What about an exceptional open burger? try this different recipe, and you are sure to fall in love with it. Instead of a cutlet, the spinach and corn open burger uses a rich filling of spinach and corn combined with cream and cheese.

Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 12 mins
Makes 8 open burgers

Ingredients

For The Filling
1 cup blanched and chopped spinach
1 cup boiled sweet corn kernels (makai ke dane)
1 tbsp butter
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
salt and freshly ground black peppercorns (kalimirch) to taste
1 tbsp cornflour dissolved in 1/4 cup water
1 tbsp fresh cream
2 tbsp grated processed cheese

Other Ingredients
burger buns
8 tsp soft butter
16 cucumber slices
tomatoes slices
sliced onions
8 tbsp grated processed cheese
1 tbsp dry red chilli flakes (paprika)

Accompaniments
cheesy potato wafers / french fries / potato wedges

 

Method 
For the filling

  1. Heat the butter in a broad non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  2. Add the green chillies and again sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  3. Add the spinach and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  4. Add the corn, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for another 1 minute.
  5. Add the salt and pepper and cook for 1 minute.
  6. Add the prepared cornflour-water mixture, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring continuously
  7. Add the fresh cream and cheese, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes. Keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Cut each burger bun horizontally into two, butter each burger bun half using ½ tsp of butter and toast them lightly on a tava (griddle).
  2. Apply ½ tsp of butter on the other side and cook them till brown spots appear.
  3. Place both the bun halves on a clean, dry surface with the inner side facing upwards.
  4. Put ¼ cup of the filling on each bun half and place 2 cucumber slices, 1 tomato slices, and 1 onion slice over it.
  5. Sprinkle 2 tbsp of cheese and a little chilli flakes over each bun half.
  6. Place both the open burgers on a microwave safe plate and microwave on high for 30 seconds.
  7. Repeat the step 3 to 6 to make 6 more open burgers
  8. Serve immediately with cheesy potato chips/ french fries/ potato wedges

Recipe Source: Spinach and Corn Open Burger by Tarla Dalal

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