Chickpeas burgers are a delicious and nutritious alternative to traditional burgers. They are made from mashed chickpeas, which are high in protein, fiber and other essential nutrients. They can be cooked in a variety of ways and make for a great alternative to meat-based burgers.
Chickpeas burgers are easy to make and can be served with various toppings such as cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, pickles and sauces. So if you’re looking for an interesting way to add more healthy options to your meals, try making chickpeas burgers!
- 400 g Chickpeas soaked in water for 8 hours, drained, rinsed
- 1 Small Onion chopped
- 1 tbsp Red Capsicum chopped, roasted
- Juice and Zest of 1/2 Lemon
- 1/2 tbsp Olive Oil
- 1/2 tsp Cumin Powder
- 2 tbsp Breadcrumbs
- handful Coriander Leaves - chopped
- 1/2 tsp Plain Peanut Butter
- 1/2 tsp Sesame Oil
- 1 tsp Sesame Seeds
- 2 to 3 Burger Buns halved & lightly toasted
- as per taste Black Pepper Powder
- as required Oil
- Tomato Sauce
- Onion Slices
- Cucumber Slices
- Lettuce Leaves
- 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.
- Transfer to a blender and blend well.
- Add pepper powder and transfer to the bowl.
- Make 2 to 3 balls of the mixture and gently flatten them to a patty, using wet hands.
- Cover them with a cling film and keep them in the fridge for 8 hours or overnight.
- Heat a non-stick pan over medium flame.
- Add a little oil and cook the patties for 2 to 3 minutes or until golden, turning them once or twice.
- Cut the burger buns into halves.
- Spread butter on one half.
- Place a lettuce leaf and add the prepared patty.
- Top up with slices on onion, cucumber and tomato
- Add a dash of tomato sauce and sprinkle pepper powder on top.
- Cover with the other half.
- Serve, at once.