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