Google+ Yummy Food: {Product Review} Britannia Masala Chaas – Ek Cool Ehsaas & Burger with Green Mung Bean and Potato Patty

Monday, February 18, 2013

{Product Review} Britannia Masala Chaas – Ek Cool Ehsaas & Burger with Green Mung Bean and Potato Patty

You may be wondering by reading the title of the post….Yeah I had the same expression when I got a mail from Sagarika, to review Britannia’s Masala Chaas. Chaas which is nothing but ‘buttermilk’ is an integral part of Indian cuisine. It is very commonly made in almost every household in all the seasons. Chaas is made with minimal ingredients which are easily available in almost every Indian household. With such simple ingredients and simple preparation why would anyone go to buy a packaged product was the question which was in my mind till I received the samples of Britannia Masala Chaas.
{Product Review}  Britannia Masala Chaas – Ek Cool Ehsaas & Burger with Green Mung Bean and Potato Patty
As you can see in the picture, the bottle looks cute. It is made of plastic and it is easy to carry. Perfectly sealed to lock the flavours and the seal can be opened easily. The bottle is handy and you can carry it with you easily.
{Product Review}  Britannia Masala Chaas – Ek Cool Ehsaas & Burger with Green Mung Bean and Potato Patty
As it is clearly written on the label of the bottle, that the chaas has got curry leaves, ginger and jeera (Cumin)….you get a refreshing taste from the ingredients used. I am not a chaas loving person…but I liked the taste of this one. You get the hint of the ingredients used. The consistency of chaas is properly balanced…it is not too thin or too thick.
150 ml bottle pack will cost you Rs.15/-.
{Product Review}  Britannia Masala Chaas – Ek Cool Ehsaas & Burger with Green Mung Bean and Potato Patty
The shelf life is four months before opening and can be stored in an ambient environment.
I will answer the question now…why the packaged product when you can make it at home so easily….? What I felt after seeing and tasting the Britannia Masala Chaas is, you can pack this with the lunch box for your kids or husband or you can carry with your lunch box too….As this is neatly sealed you can carry it comfortably in your handbag along with other things. If you are a frequent traveler that to on long distances then this masala chaas is very handy and you can easily carry. If you are going out on a picnic, then you can easily carry these bottles. Carry a bottle with you to office and drink in when you feel like snacking in the evening…a good way to watch your weight and cut down the junk food. As summer is coming, it is good to store up some bottles in the fridge as you can carry them with you when you are going out in hot sun or you can serve it in your summer noon parties. A perfect drink to fit the new age lifestyle.
{Product Review}  Britannia Masala Chaas – Ek Cool Ehsaas & Burger with Green Mung Bean and Potato Patty
A drink on go…cool, refreshing and low in carb….Neatly spiced and perfectly sealed. Easy to carry and gives you a cool ehsaas when had chilled. It is like 8/10 product to me. Try this Britannia Masala Chaas to keep you refreshingly cool this summer.
You can add fresh mint leaves, by transforming the contents into serving glasses or kullad or you can just chill and serve. You can even garnish with minced coriander and rose petals.
{Product Review}  Britannia Masala Chaas – Ek Cool Ehsaas & Burger with Green Mung Bean and Potato Patty
This picture was submitted to "Black & White Wednesday", an event created by Susan at "The Well-Seasoned Cook". It will be hosted on the 27th of February by Simona at "Briciole" (click here in order to see who is hosting the next roundup).

Last weekend I happened to meet one of my friends who stay on other side of the Bangalore.  As I already knew it will take 1-1½ hour to reach there by car, I thought of packing something to munch in the car. As I already had the samples of Britannia Masala Chaas to carry with me, I thought I will make burger(s) to go with it. I made green mung bean & potato patty for the burgers on go….
You may be wondering why mung bean/mung dal….actually I soaked mung bean to make salad…then when I pressure cooked it, it turned so soft…that I can’t make salad…so I thought of making tikki…and I ended up making burger patty…which was yum, nutritious and easy to make. Try this simple burger for kid’s lunch box or snack box or for kid party or you can have it for your own snack party…..With burger, chips and chaas it was like picnic in car for us…. :-) 
{Product Review}  Britannia Masala Chaas – Ek Cool Ehsaas & Burger with Green Mung Bean and Potato Patty
  • 1/2 cup Green mung/moong beans, washed and soaked overnight
  • 1 big Potato, boiled and cut into cubes
  • 1 tbsp. Red chili powder
  • ½ tbsp. Cumin/ Jeera
  • ½ tbsp. Corn flour
  • Salt
  • Oil
  • Pressure cook mung beans until soft and drain the excess water through strainer. Set aside.
  • Now in a heavy bottom cooking vessel, add oil and when heats up add jeera, when it splutters add mung beans and potato cubes.
  • Using the back of wooden spatula, slowly mash up the potato and mung beans. Now add red chili powder and salt.
  • Gently stir for another 2-3 minutes still all the moisture in the mung beans and potatoes disappear.
  • Transfer the contents on to a plate/bowl and sprinkle corn flour all over. Let the mixture cool till you can hold in your hand.
  • Grease your palms with a drop of oil and shape out the patties. Leave the patty to rest for another 2 minutes on kitchen counter.
  • Then in a thick bottom or non stick pan add oil and shallow fry the patties, flipping on either sides.
  • Last but not least add your 'love' to make the dish 'YUMMY'.
  • Remove the patty on to a plate and begin the process of assembling.
{Product Review}  Britannia Masala Chaas – Ek Cool Ehsaas & Burger with Green Mung Bean and Potato Patty
For assembling a burger, you need the following:
  • Burger Buns
  • Cheese slice, optional
  • Lettuce
  • Mayonnaise
  • Green chili sauce
  • Onion rings
  • Slice the burger bun and toast it with a drop of oil or butter. Spread green chili sauce evenly on the toasted bun.
  • Top it with lettuce, cheese slice, burger patty, onion rings and mayonnaise. Top with the other toasted side of the bun and insert a toothpick.
  • That’s it a yum and fab burger is ready to relish….
{Product Review}  Britannia Masala Chaas – Ek Cool Ehsaas & Burger with Green Mung Bean and Potato Patty
Linking this burger to Pari of Foodelicious 'Only' event where the theme is Sandwiches, Burgers & Panini. Event is guest hosted by Sushma of Savi Ruchi.

Skip adding cheese slice and use vegetarian mayonnaise, which is easily available in the market these days to make this yum burger ‘vegan’.

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DISCLAIMER: This is not a paid review. The opinions and thoughts mentioned in the post are purely mine and done by tasting the sample sent by Madison India.


Sumi said...

thats a cool product, that too with summer coming our way..
greta vegetarian option for buger patties.I have forgoten all about by moong dhal box, hidden somewhere in the cabinet. I think its time to look for it :)

prathibha Garre said...

Nice post lubna,lovely burger and beautiful cliks..

Nandita SS said...

That's a cool review Lubna!! I just loved the flavors in the chaas. The burger looks great. The photography is awesome. BTW This verdict about the photography is from my daughter :)

Vimitha Anand said...

Nice review Lubna and loved the setup for the burgers. Nice clicks

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Even a non chaas lover will read this article with great interest...Love the way you have combined those 4 photos in a frame. Our little M is getting very comfortable with each post and posing nicely :-)

Priti S said...

Nice review with beautiful clicks and the burger looks so yum

CHITRA said...

Loved the clicks & burger:)

Smitha Joga said...

the burgers looks divine!..thanks for hopping over to my blog Lubna....:)

Veena Theagarajan said...

nice post.. good review.. tempting pics..

Jehanne said...

the black and white picture is just gorgeous, Lubna:-)

Maha Gadde said...

very beautiful cliks dear..thanx 4 d review..

Amina said...

nice review... brittania products always are the best... the burger looks fabulous as well...

Love to Experiment said...

Yummyvegetarian burger. Thanks for the lovely comment on my blog. You have a new follower.

Rajani said...

I like your product reviews, done very professionally!
May not try Britannia chaas except when going on outstation trips, for we can easily make it at home.
150 ml seems a small serving size - usual serving size for bevarages is 200ml.
Love your burger recipe. So healthy. Pics are amazing as usual.

Smita Srivastava said...

Love the colorful clicks , ur lil one is such a sweetheart , i jus love her waving the flying kiss :) :)

Ummu Azi said...

yummy burger & lovely clicks

M D said...

Loved your clicks dear. That burger looks very tempting. Sure, you had a great time relishing them with the Chaas! - Mallika

Ambreen (Simply Sweet 'n Savory) said...

Lovely review! Mung potato patty sounds great, as always wonderful pics!

divya said...

wonderful clicks..

PhotoRecipe StepbyStep said...

Hi, wonderful review and great ideas.



Deepa G Joshi said...

very beautifully done review..Just the perfect info and lovely pics. And that nutritious burger with moong bean patty..awesome..super combo.

escribble said...

Nice clicks with the burgers -- got me all drooly!!

ps: I am back to US and I hope my family in India has mailed your cookbook to you :)

reshma M said...
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Reshmi Mahesh said...

Nice review Lubna...Loved the beautiful clicks...

manju nardas said...

The burger looks yummy.....Good one.

Sushma Madhuchandra said...

burger looks very tempting! And also the chaas. Will try the chaas next time I visit India.

Also, thanks for sending it to the 'Only' event Lubna!

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