Aloo Tikki Burgers are extremely popular veg burgers between all ages of people, especially kids. But as a parent, we try to keep our children away from popular McDonald’s aloo tikki burger or veg burgers from any fast food joint.
There are two primary reasons we avoid our kids to eat these burgers:
- The burger is made of all-purpose flour (Maida) and is not so healthy.
- Eating a traditional burger means making your hands dirty with sauces and patties popping out of the burger.
But it’s just not possible to keep saying NO to children. Isn’t it. I have explained this in my article about developing healthy eating habits.
In today’s aloo tikki burger recipe, we will solve both of these problems. You will see the traditional burger recipe in an all-new avatar.
Popular Aloo Tikki Burgers
Aloo Tikki Burger started getting popular, much before McDonald’s entered the Indian market in 1990. After McDonald ventured, Aloo Tikki Burger became their topmost selling burger. For a vegetarian family, this is the most popular veg burger they have been eating for years now.
But today we will change the way you have been eating your burgers for years.
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Healthy Aloo Tikki Burger Recipe
So the changes in the traditional veg burger recipe. We will first replace the all-purpose burger buns with homemade whole wheat buns. We will add wheat bran in our burger buns to improve its health benefits.
|Recommended Read: Superfine Wheat Bran
Let’s make our Aloo Tikki Burger
In a bowl mix yeast, honey, and lukewarm water and keep it aside until yeast froths. In another bowl, dissolve flax seed powder in 2 tbs lukewarm water. Let it rest for 5 minutes.
In a mixing bowl take whole wheat flour and salt. Add activated yeast solution and flax seed powder solution. Start kneading the dough by adding water to it.
Make a soft, smooth and little sticky dough. Add 1 tablespoon of oil and knead the dough again for 5 minutes. Place the dough in a greased bowl and let it rest until doubles in volume.
Once dough doubles in volume, punch it to release the air.
TIP: Be gentle with the dough, else you will end up tearing the gluten structure developed so far.
Now divide the dough into four equal parts (approximately 70 gm each). Dust the surface lightly with flour and roll each dough ball into a circular disc of ½ inch.
Spread one teaspoon of Veg mayonnaise. Place grilled cutlet and cheese slice on it.
Fold all the open edges towards the center and seal properly.
Similarly, shape all the dough balls and place them on a greased baking tray by leaving some space in between. Brush these burger buns with milk and sprinkle sesame seeds on top.
Let the burgers rest for 15 minutes. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 200 ºC. Bake your burgers in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes.
TIP: Baking time can vary from oven to oven. Ideally, bake the burger buns until they turn golden from the top.
Brush the baked Aloo Tikki burger with butter or olive oil.
TIP: Brushing helps to soften the crust and provide the glaze.
Let these Aloo Tikki burgers cool for 5 minutes on a wired rack and then serve with your choice of sauce.
Watch the making of Aloo Tikki Burger recipe
Buy Tools and Ingredients used in this recipe
Wheat Bran | Flax Seed | Sesame Seed | Veg Mayo
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- 1.5 cup Whole Wheat Flour (200 gm)
- 2 tbs Superfine wheat Bran (30 gm)
- 1 tbs Flax Seed Powder (5 gm)
- 10 gm Fresh Yeast
- 1 tsp Honey
- 1/2 tsp Salt
- 120 ml Water
- 4 pcs Grilled Patties
- 4 tsp Veg Mayonnaise
- 4 pcs Cheese Slice
- 2 tbs Milk
- 1 tbs Sesame seeds (Optional)
- In a bowl mix yeast, honey, and lukewarm water and keep it aside until yeast froths.
- In another bowl, dissolve flax seed powder into 2 tablespoon lukewarm water. Let it rest for 5 minutes.
- In a mixing bowl take whole wheat flour and salt. Add activated yeast solution and flax seed powder solution.
- Start kneading the dough by adding water to it and prepare a soft dough.
- Place the dough in a greased bowl and let it rest until doubles in volume.
- Once dough doubles in volume, punch it to release the air. Divide the dough into four equal parts.
- Dust the surface lightly with flour and roll each dough ball into a circular disc.
- Spread one teaspoon of Veg mayonnaise. Place grilled cutlet and cheese slice on it.
- Fold all the open edges towards centre and seal properly.
- Similarly shape all the dough balls and place them on a greased baking tray.
- Brush these Aloo Tikki Burger with milk and sprinkle sesame seeds on top.
- Let these Aloo Tikki Burger rest for 15 minutes. Meanwhile preheat the oven at 200 ºC
- Bake these Aloo Tikki Burger in preheated oven for 25-30 minutes.
- Take out the baked burgers from oven and brush with butter or olive oil.
Hi Sonia, can you suggest any replacement for yeast, as not available at present and the recipe is really tasting.
Sorry, there is no alternate for the same.
Hi Sonia mam
Are the patties in a ready to eat go or are they raw ?
The patties were half done.
Hi Sonia…. I want to bake this burger for my daughter’s Tiffin…. can I prepare the dough at night and keep it in refrigerator till morning
Let the first rise happen at room temperature. Then shape the buns, cover them and keep in the refrigerator for the second rise. In the morning you can bake and pack.
A very innovative way. I shall definitely give a try it.
Thanks Nazia. Once you prepare these burgers, do share the images on my Facebook group.
Hi the buns look very yummy… I want to know can V use instant yeast in this recipe? If so Wat is the quantity required? Thanks
Hello Divya, Please check the recipe notes. I have mentioned all measurements of various yeast you can use. And you can certainly use instant yeast with the recipe.
Thanks for the healthy recipe!
I don’t see any information about the instant yeast in the recipe notes section. Could you please let me know about the measurements for the instant yeast. Thanks!
for instant yeast, use 1/3 of the given amount of fresh yeast.