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Matar Paneer Burger

Vanitha Bhat
30 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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ABOUT Matar Paneer Burger RECIPE

Fresh, green and healthy burgers (no onion and no garlic) with green peas and Indian paneer in a potato patty infused with flavors of the quintessential Indian curry, matar paneer!

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Kids Recipes
  • Indian
  • Pan fry
  • Blending
  • Snacks
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. 1/2 cup fresh or frozen green peas (boiled and drained)
  2. 100 gm grated paneer
  3. 2 medium sized potatoes, boiled
  4. 2 green chilies/jalapenos, finely chopped
  5. 1-inch piece ginger, grated
  6. 1 tsp garam masala powder
  7. 1 tsp chaat masala powder
  8. 1/4 cup coriander leaves/cilantro
  9. 2 to 3 slices of bread, crust removed
  10. 2 tbsp or more of cornflour
  11. salt to taste
  12. oil for shallow frying
  13. 6 Burger buns
  14. For serving:
  15. 2 tomatoes, thinly sliced
  16. 1 cucumber, sliced thin
  17. 6-7 spinach leaves, washed and drained
  18. Pickled jalapenos (optional) - as required
  19. 1/2 cup dill mayonnaise
  20. butter for roasting the burger buns - as required


  1. Blend cooked peas to a coarse paste.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, mix crumbled boiled potatoes, grated paneer, crushed peas, finely chopped green chilies, grated ginger, finely chopped coriander leaves, garam masala powder, chaat masala powder and salt.
  3. Soak bread slices in water for a few seconds, crumble with hands and add to the potato mixture.Stir in enough cornflour to knead firm but soft dough.
  4. Refrigerate dough for about 10 to 15 minutes and then make small patties out of them.
  5. Slice burger buns horizontally into two and roast the cut sides on a hot griddle with some butter until light golden brown. Keep it aside.
  6. On the same griddle, drizzle some oil and shallow fry matar paneer patties on both sides, on medium high heat until golden brown and slightly crisp. Remove and let it cool slightly.
  7. Serve matar paneer burgers on toasted buns slathered with dill mayonnaise and toppings like tomatoes, sliced cucumber, spinach leaves, pickled jalapenos along with condiments like ketchup, hot sauce, sriricha sauce etc.

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Anu Sachdeva
Anu Sachdeva   Nov-22-2017

Nice presentation.

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