Spiced Falafel Burgers

Spiced Falafel Burgers

Pack in plenty of punch with our healthy vegetarian burgers, brightened up with pickled chillies and hummus

Ingredients

  • Red cabbage 100g, finely shredded
  • Lemon 1, juiced
  • Chickpeas 2 x 400g tins, drained and dried on kitchen paper
  • Ground cumin 2 tsp
  • Ground coriander 1 tsp
  • Green chillies 2, chopped
  • Garlic 2 cloves
  • Spring onions 4, roughly chopped
  • Coriander 1/2 a small bunch, roughly chopped
  • Gram flour 4 tbsp
  • Olive oil for frying
  • Hummus 4 tbsp
  • Natural yogurt 4 tbsp
  • Burger buns 6, toasted
  • Beef tomato 6 slices

To Serve

  • Pickled chillies
  • Hot sauce

Method

STEP 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.

STEP 2

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 well broken down. Tip into a bowl, then shape into 6 burgers with your hands. Chill for 30 minutes.

STEP 3

Heat olive oil in a non-stick pan, then fry the burgers for 4-5 minutes each side until really crisp and golden.

STEP 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 burgers, a slice of tomato, a pickled chilli, some hot sauce and the bun tops, and serve.