How do you make burger patties at home

How do you make burger patties at home


A thick and crisp burger patty is best and tasteful. Burgers are one of the famous fast foods consumed worldwide daily in high some countries, this will be primary in their daily food. This juicy and crisp burger patty is made within 30 minutes at home. The patty size also an important part in taste, where the thin patty will be crisp and the thick patty will be juicy.

We all use pre-made frozen patties from stores, which will be unhealthy for children who like burgers most. Making patties at home on the grill will be more fun, experience, and healthy .In this article, we will learn how you make patties at home.

Recipe NameHow do you make burger patties at home
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time45 minutes
Total Time50 minutes
Servings2 servings


To make a burger tastier, bread crumbs are used to hold the freshness and juiciness inside. You can use dried herbs in the mix rather than fresh which will easily bind in the patty mixture.

1. 1 pound(450 grams) of ground meat of your choice (mutton/chicken /beef

  • Take 1 pound of ground meat which has 20% fat init. Which will make your party tastier and juicy.

2. 1 teaspoon of salt

3. ½ teaspoon of black pepper

4. ½ teaspoon of onion powder

5. ½ teaspoon of paprika powder

6. 1 egg 

7. ¼ cup milk(if you don’t use egg)

8. ½ teaspoon of garlic powder

  • you can use garlic paste also while mixing which will give more flavor to patty.
  • You can use paprika powder which you will get ready-made, or make paprika powder at home by drying the capsicum in the sun. After drying, blend them in a blender till it becomes smooth powder.

9. ¼ teaspoon of cayenne pepper (red chili powder)

  • Adding red chili powder is an option for some regions in India. They want a spicy taste, so they use chilli powder. this will be optional 

10. ¼  cup of breadcrumbs 

  •   You can use ready-made breadcrumbs in the mixture or use bread slices while blending the mixture.

11. Sauce to add flavors 

  •  Add sauces to the mixture to get the juicy flavor after cooking on grill 

How do you make burger patties at home

It is easy to make burger patties in restaurant style at home within minutes. To make them, prepare your space in the kitchen. get all the ingredients from the pantry room before starting the process.

To get juicy patties, blend 20 percent fat and 80 percent lean meat. If you ground 100 percent lean meat, you will not get juicer patties.

Follow these steps to make juicy burger patties

Step 1: take a big bowl that has 2 pounds capacity. Put ground meat,all spices,egg,sauces, and salt in the bowl. Mix them thoroughly so that all ingredients will mix well(Or). Keep them in a blender and blend them for 2-3 rounds.

Step 2: After mixing the ingredients well. Divide the mixture into equal parts so that each patty has the same amount then roll them into balls.

How do you make burger patties at home

Step 3: After dividing it into equal parts and making rolls. Take the ground beef rolls and make them into burger patties by pressing gently till desired thickness.

In the restaurants, it will be 1.5 to 2 cm thick or ¾ of an inch.make the edges smooth without any sharp edges.

Once the patties are made in a disc shape, if you cannot make them, then smoothly keep the cap of a container which will give a good shape.

How do you make burger patties at home

Step 4: Make an indentation on the patties with a spoon of your finger so that it will not swell while will get its original shape after cooking.

Step 5: Before cooking them add seasoning to your above patties. 

Step 6: Grill them in a pan or an air fryer until light gold colour on a medium flame. 

How do you make burger patties at home

Prepare your grill to cook the patties .Clean it with the help of a brush and pour some liquid on the grill.heat the grill to 160 degree F.

After cooking one side liquid spools on the uncooked meat then flip the patty to the other side with a spoon and cook it for 4-5 minutes.

Tips : 

Cook patty on medium flame to get juicy flavour

Use dried spices while blending .

80/20 percent ground meat is recommended to get a good patty.

Press the meat balls on a plate to get patty shape.

Keep an ice cube on patty which will avoid overcooking.

Cook them on stove or oven to get has smoky flavour. 


Making a burger patty at home will be a great experience. Choosing the right meat and fresh ingredients will make yours tastier. You can customize yours based on taste, thickness, and size.

The process of making a patty at home is not only creative and fun but also will make what is going into your . With a few simple ingredients, patience, you can make juicy and flavorful patties at your home.if you are craving , skip the frozen patties and make them at your home.Comment your feedback in the below  comment section.


Should I put egg in homemade burgers?

If you are a vegetarian, you can use milk instead of egg or put the egg in the mixture, which will bind the mixture tightly.

How many eggs should I use for burgers?

For one pound of ground meat, you can use one large egg. If the meat quantity is more, you can take two to three eggs.

What is the best onion for burgers?

You can use any of the onion in your burger patties, but the most recommended is white onion. 

When should I flip a burger?

After cooking for 4-5 minutes, you will see liquid pooling onto uncooked meat, then flip the patty.

Why do you push in the middle of a burger?

To make an indentation on it, you can use a spoon or press it with your thumb. This will make them not bloat while cooking.

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