Indian-inspired Veg Maharaja Mac is a copycat recipe of the burgers sold by McDonald’s in India
For the patties
- 6 medium Potatoes
- 1 cup Green Peas
- 1 cup Sweet Corn
- 4 Green Chilli
- 4–6 cloves Garlic
- 1/3 cup Bread Crumbs
- 3 Tablespoons Cornstarch (cornflour)
- 1/2 cup Grated Cheese (mozzarella or cheddar or any processed cheese you like)
- 2 teaspoons Garam Masala powder
- 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder (adjust for spice)
- 1 teaspoon Cumin Powder
- 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric Powder (haldi)
- 1 Tablespoon Salt (adjust for taste)
- 1/2 teaspoon Sugar
- Vegetable Oil for frying
For the Sauce – or you can use Southwest sauce too
- 1/2 cup Mayo
- 1/2 cup Tomato Ketchup
- 1 Tablespoon Butter
- 1 Tablespoon Chilli Sauce (optional)
- 2 Jalapeno Chili – chopped finely (adjust for spice)
- 1 teaspoon Ground Black Pepper
- 1 teaspoon Oregano / Pizza seasoning (optional)
- Salt, if required
- Burger Buns – For each veg maharaja mac, you will need the top of 1 burger and the base of 2 burgers. That is how you build the 2 layers.
- Butter, to toast the buns (optional)
- Iceberg Lettuce Leaves
- Sliced Onions
- Slice Cheese
For the patties
- Boil / cook potatoes and peas and sweet corn separately. Discard the water.
- Add peas, sweet corn, green chili, garlic cloves to a food processor and grind to a coarse paste.
- Peel and mash the potatoes.
- Add the peas and corn paste to mashed potatoes.
- Add the grated cheese, spices, salt, sugar, cornflour and bread crumbs. Mix well. Taste and adjust for seasoning if required.
- Divide into equal portions and form neat patties. You can form these a day in advance too and freeze them,
- Heat some oil in a pan and fry the patties on each side on medium flame for 3-4 minutes each or until each side has crisped up.
For the sauce
Building the veg maharaja mac burger
- Category: Main
- Cuisine: Indian