Simply Filling and Core Recipes - Recipe of the Day: Indian Beef Patties

02-23-2005, 04:02 PM
Indian Beef Patties
"A refreshing cucumber and yogurt sauce provides the perfect
complement to these aromatic mint and cumin spiked ground meat
Serving Size : 4
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 cup plain nonfat yogurt
2/3 cup cucumber -- chopped and seeded
1/2 cup onion -- finely chopped
1/4 cup fresh jalapeno pepper -- finely chopped and seeded
2 teaspoons dried mint flakes -- crushed
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon bottled minced garlic
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 pound extra lean ground beef, pork, or turkey

For sauce, in a small bowl stir together the yogurt and cucumber. Cover and chill till ready to serve.

In a medium bowl combine the onion, jalapeno pepper, mint, cumin, garlic and salt. Add the ground meat; mix well. Form mixture into four 3/4" thick patties.

For a charcol grill, place patties on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium coals. Grill for 14-18 min or till patties are done (160 degrees), turning once.

For a gas grill, preheat grill. Reduce heat to medium. Place patties on grill rack directly over heat. Cover and grill as above.

Or place patties on the unheated rack of a broiler pan. Broil 3-4" from the heat for 12-14 min, turning once.

Serve the patties topped with sauce.

a broad abroad
02-24-2005, 05:42 AM
A better title would be "Indian Spiced" Beef Patties. They don't eat beef in India. I was there for a month. At McDonalds you get MUTTON burgers.

02-24-2005, 10:34 AM
Hee hee - mutton burgers. I didn't write the title of the recipe, but that's interesting to know.