Falafel Burger

Chickpeas patties served in burger buns This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Falafel Burger

Main Ingredients Chickpeas (kabuli chana) , Burger buns
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 7-8 hour
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Falafel Burger

  • 2 cups Chickpeas (kabuli chana) , soaked overnight and drained
  • 4 Burger buns
  • 8-10 Garlic cloves
  • 2 medium Onions , chopped
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 teaspoons Cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon Baking soda
  • to deep fry Oil
  • a few Fresh parsley sprigs
  • 1 cup Hung yogurt
  • 4 tablespoons Coriander-mint chutney
  • 2 medium Tomatoes
  • 8 Iceberg lettuce leaves
  • 8 Cheese slices
  • 1 medium Cucumber , sliced

Method

  1. Chop onion roughly and put into a chopper jar. Add chickpeas and garlic and chop finely. Transfer into a bowl, add salt, cumin powder and baking soda and mix well.
  2. Heat sufficient oil in a deep pan. Divide the mixture into equal portions and roll into balls. Press them lightly, slide into hot oil and deep-fry till golden. Drain on absorbent paper.
  3. Use up the remaining mixture in the same way.
  4. Deep-fry a few parsley sprigs in the same oil till crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.
  5. Halve the burger buns and heat them in a non-stick pan.
  6. To make the yogurt sauce, put hung yogurt and coriander-mint chutney in a bowl and whisk till well blended. Add a little salt and mix.
  7. Keep a damp muslin cloth over another bowl, put the yogurt mixture in it, gather the edges and squeeze out smooth sauce into the bowl.
  8. Thinly slice tomatoes.
  9. Spread the yogurt sauce on all the burger bun halves, place 2 iceberg lettuce leaves over them, top with tomato slices, cheese slices, cucumber slices and finally a burger. Garnish with fried parsley and serve as open burgers.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1867
Carbohydrates 86.4
Protein 228.9
Fat 66.8
Other Fiber 64.4