Chapli Kabab Inspired Smash Burger
1 pound of Crescent Foods Ground Beef
1 small onion
1 small tomato
1 serrano or 2-3 Thai chili peppers
2 teaspoon grated ginger
1/4 head of cilantro
2 teaspoons cumin
3 teaspoons coriander
2 teaspoons ajwain or carraway
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon cayenne
1/2 teaspoon garam masala
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
2 tablespoons ketchup
2 tablespoons mayo
1 tablespoon Spicy Mustard
1/2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
Serrano or Thai chili Pepper
Onions- Thin slices
For the Sauce:
For Green Chutney
Cut all vegetables into fine dice and combine. Toast whole spices on the pan until slightly warm. Crush spices into a coarse grind. Combine ground meat and all spices. Try to work the beef as little as possible. Do not add salt at this time.
To make the sauce. Make a quick green chutney with all ingredients listed to your liking. Combine all sauce ingredients and add enough green chutney to keep a slightly runny sauce.
Toasts brioche buns in butter until bottoms are golden brown.
Form ground meat mixture into loose balls (3 oz each). Heat up a cast iron griddle or heavy bottom pan to the highest temperature. Prepare buns with sauce and thinly sliced onions
Prepare 2 meatballs on a griddle and use heavyweight and flat spatula to smash meat into a thin burger patty. Salt and pepper burger. After 2 minutes flip patty and top 1 with American Cheese. After the cheese melts 1-2 minutes, move patties on the buns.