Chickpeas Burger

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A delicious Vegetarian burger made with chickpeas and served with tomato ketchup.
chickpeas burger - Chickpeas Burger

Ingredients:
Chickpeas – 400 gms, soaked in water for 8 hours, drained, rinsed
Small Onion – 1, chopped
Red Capsicum – 1 tblsp, chopped, roasted
Juice and Zest of 1/2 Lemon
Olive Oil – 1/2 tblsp
Cumin Powder  1/2 tsp
Breadcrumbs – 2 tblsp
Coriander Leaves – handful, chopped
Plain Peanut Butter – 1/2 tsp
Sesame Oil – 1/2 tsp
Sesame Seeds – 1 tsp
Burger Buns – 2 to 3, lightly toasted
Black Pepper Powder as per taste
Oil as required
Butter
Tomato Sauce
Onion Slices
Cucumber Slices
Lettuce Leaves

Method:
1. Combine the chickpeas, onion, capsicum, lemon juice, lemon zest, olive oil, cumin powder, breadcrumbs, coriander leaves, peanut butter, sesame oil and sesame seeds in a bowl.
2. Transfer to a blender and blend well.
3. Add pepper powder and transfer to the bowl.
4. Make 2 to 3 balls of the mixture and gently flatten them to a patty, using wet hands.
5. Cover them with a cling film and keep them in the fridge for 8 hours or overnight.
6. Heat a non-stick pan over medium flame.
7. Add a little oil and cook the patties for 2 to 3 minutes or until golden, turning them once or twice.
8. Cut the burger buns into halves.
9. Spread butter on one half.
10. Place a lettuce leaf and add the prepared patty.
11. Top up with slices on onion, cucumber and tomato
12. Add a dash of tomato sauce and sprinkle pepper powder on top.
13. Cover with the other half.
14. Serve, at once, with tomato ketchup.

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One Comment

  1. Joanne T Ferguson

    G’day! Looks delicious! Wish I could taste one now!
    Viewed as part of Nancy’s YBR Round Up!
    Cheers! Joanne

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