Sunday, July 31, 2011
3 cups boiled chickpeas (or canned)
1 small onion finely chopped
2 tbsp lemon juice
1/4 tsp cumin powder
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp dijon mustard
2 tbsp mayonaise
2 tbsp coriander leaves finely chopped
4 plump garlic cloves finely chopped
1 green chilly finely chopped
4 tbsp bread crumbs
Preparation Method :
In a bowl mash the boiled chickpeas.
Add all the finely chopped onion, chilli, garlic, coriander leaves, lemon juice, cumin powder, dijon & mayonaise & 4 tbsp bread crumbs. Mix it well.
Divide the mixture equally into 6-7 parts and shape them into a patty.
In another plate take some bread crumbs and coat the patty with it.
In another pan heat 2-3 tbsp oil and shallow fry the burgers till golden brown and keep it aside.
For Sauce :
1/4 cup of chickpeas
1 garlic clove
1/4 tsp salt
2 tsp lemon juice
2 tbsp tahina paste (ready made sesame paste brought from the store)
1/4 cup water
Put all the in a food processor and grind to a thick paste. (add more if u need the sauce little thin).
Adjust the salt & lemon juice as per taste.
Keep it aside.
To Assemble the burger.
6-7 burger bread ( I used Khabous)
1 thinly sliced cucumber
1 thinly sliced tomato
Take one khabous, slightly toast it in a pan on both sides. Halve and open it.
Spread the sauce inside the khabous.
Arrange with cucumber slices, tomato slices, then lay the fried chickpea burger inside the khabous.
Enjoy the yummy burger.