This is a great tasting home-made burger that satisfies the appetite and will taste far better than the ones we buy.
Oil- 1 tbs plus extra for brushing ( I used avocado oil)
Onion-1, finely chopped
Garlic clove-1, finely chopped
Ground coriander- 1 tsp
Ground cumin-1 tsp
White button mushrooms- 2 cups, finely chopped
Black beans-15 oz
Flat leaf parsley-2 tbs, chopped
All purpose flour- for dusting
Ham burger buns- to serve
1.Soak the black beans for couple of hours, pressure cook it giving 4 whistles, set aside.Once, cool, mash it.
2.Preheat broiler to medium high. Heat oil in a heavy skillet over medium heat.Add the onion and cook, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes, or until softened.
3.Add the garlic, coriander,cumin and cook, stirring for an additional minute.Add the mushrooms and cook, stirring frequently for 4-5 minutes, until all the liquid has evaporated. Transfer to a bowl.
4.Stir the mashed beans into the mushroom mixture with the parsley and season with salt and pepper.
5.Divide the mixture equally into four portions, dust slightly with flour,and shape into flat, round patties.
6.Brush with oil and cook under the preheated broiler for 4-5 minutes on each side. Serve in ham burger buns topped with onion and tomato slices and lettuce
Ps: These will freeze well, so make a double batch. Open freeze on a sheet, then transfer to a plastic container for upto 3 months, Cook from frozen.