Sunday, April 26, 2015

Chickpeas Burger


For Burger:
  1. Chickpeas, cooked - 2.5 cups
  2. Bread crumbs - 5tbs
  3. Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  4. Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
  5. Red onion chopped - 1/2 cup
  6. Oil - 3tbs
  7. Salt to taste
For serving:
  1. Thin onion rings- 8-10
  2. Tomato slices - 8
  3. Tomato Ketchup - 4 spoons
  4. Burger Bun - 4

  1. Mash chickpeas well,( you may pulse it few times in a blender). There should be some bites of chickpeas after mashing. (no water should be added)
  2. Mix turmeric powder, salt, chilli powder, 3 tbs bread crumbs and onion to chickpeas and mix well using fingers or spoon
  3. Make 4 balls with your  palm and flatten it to make burger.
  4. Lightly press both sides of burger in rest of the bread crumbs and keep the burger in fridge in a an airtight container
  5. When you are about to serve the burger, fry burger in minimum amount of oil in a hot pan, 4 minutes on each side. (2-3 tbs of oil should be enough for this)
  6. Arrange burger on bun with a dollop of ketchup, few onion rings, tomato slices and top it with the second bun. (You may also cut a bun into two and keep the burger and vegetables in between for servin. I served it like that))

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  1. One thing I learned in life is to love what makes you happy and to cherish every moment you spend with your family, friends or love ones because everything that we have now on earth is temporary. Well, thank you for inspiring us with your great art work.

  2. I adore chickpeas and they surely make for a nice burger. Thanks for sharing with MLLA.