Vegan Kidney Bean Patty

Here is another veggie patty recipe using beans. Do explore and try different types of beans that are available in the stores in your country. The bonuses of making veggie patty are that it take only few minutes to put it together, less dishes to wash and it's really cheap for a healthy vegetarian burger! The homemade salad dressing can also be used here, perfect double usage, no wastage!

Dietary: Vegetarian, Vegan.
Make 4 patties
 200g dried kidney beans, soaked overnight & cooked
 2 tsp chilli powder
 2 Tbsp fresh coriander, chopped
 2 Tbsp corn/potato starch
 120g or 1 cup breadcrumbs, divided
 Sea Salt, to taste
 Black pepper, to taste
 Olive/canola oil, if frying
 4 wholemeal burger or hotdog buns
 Lettuce, or any leafy greens
 Tomato, finely sliced horizontally
 Cucumber, finely sliced
 Onion, finely sliced in rings
1. Soak kidney beans overnight or at least 4 hours. Cook until soft using pot over stove, slow cooker or pressure cooker. Roughly mash the beans with a potato masher or food processor, but do not mesh until smooth, it should be coarse to create some texture.

2. Mix in chilli powder, coriander, corn/potato starch and 3/4 of the breadcrumbs. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Mix until well combined.

3. Divide mixture into 4 equal size mould, shape into patties, and coat with the balanced breadcrumbs. Place into freezer for about 10 minutes to ensure patty keeps its shape when cooking.

4. Cook it:
Using stove:
Heat frying pan with oil and cook each patty over gentle heat for about 3-5 minutes on each side until golden brown and warm though. Use two wooden spatulas for better control, if required. Repeat with other patties, using remaining oil. Keep the first batch warm in a low heat oven.

Using Oven:
Preheat the oven to 190C / 180C(fan)Evenly spread patties on a baking tray with parchment paper. Using a oven thermometer, ensure it is at the right temperaturePop them into the oven for about 20-25 minutes, turning once halftime, bake until golden brown.
Using Airfryer:
Preheat the Airfryer to 180C for 3 minutes. 
Evenly spread patties in the fryer basket and slide the basket into the Airfryer. Set the timer to 20 minutes, turning once halftime, bake until golden brown.

5. Meanwhile, toast the sandwiches/buns a little if you like. Garnish, top with patty, then add the dressing or any sequence you like. Serve remaining garnish as side salad. Enjoy! 


  1. [ Smiles ] Patties made out of beans, usually taste great!

  2. Definitely, I'm going to try using tempeh, tofu etc too! Stay tuned! ;P