Spiced Falafel Burger


Spiced Falafel Burger

Vegetarian or not, your guests will love this falafel burger. Spice up your BBQ menu with this scrumptious recipe.

  • 100 g red cabbage (finely shredded)
  • 1 lemon (juiced)
  • 2 400g tins chickpeas (drained and dried on kitchen paper)
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 2 green chillies (chopped)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 4 spring onions (roughly chopped)
  • 1/2 a small bunch coriander (roughly chopped)
  • 4 tbsp gram flour
  • olive oil for frying
  • 4 tbsp hummus
  • 4 tbsp natural yogurt
  • 6 burger buns (toasted)
  • 6 beef tomato (slices)

To Serve

  • pickled chillies
  • hot sauce
  1. Put the cabbage in a bowl with the lemon juice and a good pinch of salt. Toss together and leave while you make the burgers.
  2. To make the falafel – put the chickpeas, spices, green chillies, garlic, spring onions, coriander and flour in a food processor with 1 tsp of sea salt and whizz until broken down. Tip into a bowl, then shape into 6 falafel burgers with your hands. Chill for 30 minutes.
  3. Heat olive oil in a non-stick pan, then fry the burgers for 4-5 minutes each side until really crisp and golden.
  4. Mix the hummus, yogurt and some seasoning, then spread on both sides of the toasted buns. Put some cabbage on the bottom buns, top with the falafel burgers, a slice of tomato, a pickled chilli, some hot sauce and the bun tops, and serve.

Recipe Sourced From Olive Magazine

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