Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Hamburger همبرجر


Hamburger is a very delicious, tangy, tasty and snack from Europe, liked by all, around the world. Here is my simple recipe with Iraqi (Arbel) touch.

Ingredients For Hamburger Patties

  • Ground Beef/Lamb/Chicken/Fish  1/2 kg
  • Bread crumbs(optional) 1/3 cup
  • Garlic crushed  1/2 pod
  • Ginger crushed 1 inch piece
  • Lemon juice (optional) 1 tablespoon
  • Green chillies chopped (optional) 2
  • Fresh Parsley/Celery/Thyme/Coriander  a few
  • Oil/butter  2 teaspoon
  • Chilli to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • Sumak powder2 teaspoon
  • Allspice powder1 teaspoon
  • Cardamom green powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Cinnamon powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Black pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon

Ingredients For Arrangements of Hamburger:

  • Grilled/Fried Hamburger patties  6
  • Sliced Cucumber  1
  • Sliced Onion 1
  • Sliced Tomato 1
  • Lettuce leaves  a few
  • Cheese slices 6-12
  • Tomato Ketchup for dressing
  • Mayonnaise/Tahini Sauce for dressing
  • Hamburger Bun 6

Procedure for Hamburger Patties:

  • Mix together all ingredients for patties except oil/butter.
  • Knead well and keep aside for an hour.
  • Divide the mixture in 6 portions and make round flat patties by pressing with hands or with the help of burger press.
  • Grill over charcoal fire/gas grill till meat is tender.
  •  Brush oil on  patties during grilling. Keep turning patties during grilling.
  • You can also fry patties in oil, over an  iron skillet if you do not have grilling facility.

Arrangement of Hamburger

  • Arrange the grilled/fried hamburger patties on bun and garnish with fresh tomato slices, onion slices, cucumber slices, lettuce leaves and cheese slices.
  • Pour Tomato Ketchup and Mayonnaise over garnish.

  • Note: Before pouring Ketchup/Mayonnaise/Tahina sauce, Hamburger patties with buns and garnish can be heated in oven to melt cheese and serve hot.

  •  Hamburgers are ready. Enjoy with your friends and family at home.

Mood: cheerful